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Job description

Within the Hand Tools, Accessories & Storage division of Stanley Black & Decker we are currently looking for a Firmware Engineer. The software engineer will support the innovation team connectivity initiatives.


  • Designs and develops electronic tool embedded software algorithms and specifications for DC controls for hand tools and home products.
  • Provides technical leadership in implementing new and breakthrough technologies in the electronics connected product arena for the various product requirements.
  • Provides technical leadership in implementing and validating software algorithms through test and simulation work.
  • Provides leadership in working with outside suppliers to achieve cost effective systems while delivering the performance requirements that meet the schedule and quality objectives.
  • Develops solutions for electronic system related issues as a member of a project team.
  • Fosters and maintains a high level of integrity in all aspects of work.
  • Assures that appropriate documentation is maintained for work performed.
  • Delivers multiple projects of an increasing degree of technical complexity.
  • Promotes cross functional teamwork.
  • Provides leadership to subordinates, peers and project team, as required.
  • Sets direction and works efficiently with internal and external customers.
  • Effectively manages assigned personnel to maximize output.
  • Ability to travel and interface with overseas electronic contract manufacturers, and provide technical direction to obtain quality electronics assemblies for tool production.

Position Requirements

  • BSEE (in Computer Science or Computer Engineering) or equivalent (4 years) from accredited electrical engineering college. Masters a plus in the embedded software field.
  • Alternate – Core courses (AA) in embedded software engineering discipline plus experience.
  • 2+ years of on-the-job training required
  • Proven ability to design and develop embedded electronic systems and circuits.
  • Preferred experiences in electronics design/embedded. Microcontrollers and user display systems.
  • Preferred experience and knowledge in BLE and/or equivalent communication protocols.
  • Ability to generate and evaluate creative ideas and inspire others to do so.
  • Proven track record delivering projects of increasing complexity, scope and number.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to influence the organization and to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Provides creative ideas and innovation to work processes
  • Good problem solving/decision making ability
  • Familiarity with design automation tools and computer systems and specific job-related software packages (e.g. compilers, debuggers, IDE etc)
  • Familiarity with high volume electronics assembly and test
  • Strong ability to work independently with little supervision and on a team
  • Strong organization skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Very detailed-oriented
  • Productively work in an engineering type environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prototyping experience

Requisition Number
US – GTS – Hand Tools Accessories and Storage (HTAS)
EEO Statement
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

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  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods

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Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

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