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Software Developer


To support and develop business applications within the STIHL environment. To assist colleagues in troubleshooting end-user application issues. To work on cross-functional teams to design, document, and develop business applications.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support to end-users for various applications within the STIHL environment, such as Service, B2X, OSHA, and EDI applications. 
  • Evaluates business requirements and recommends IT solutions consistent with short and long-term strategies and changing business processes to improve quality, effectiveness and efficiency.  
  • Analyzes IS and business processes, documents technical specifications and maintains documentation.
  • Develops business systems, application requirements and specifications according to business requirements.
  • Participates in small to medium size projects to address business requirements.
  • Monitors system performance, performs problem determination and implements changes accordingly.
  • Interfaces with external consultants in support of business systems and applications.
  • Supports company policies and procedures and ensure adherence to STIHL Inc. computer and security policies.
  • Maintains currency with respect to technical and professional skills by attending training classes and seminars as needed.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Systems related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in supporting software development life cycle and methodologies for enterprise applications.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with relational databases, programming and development.   
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft software skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Visio. 
  • Experience with one Object Oriented Language, such as C# or Java
  • Knowledge of Agile Development and Unit Testing.
  • Knowledge of client server applications and web development technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with middleware applications or data integrations a plus.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach