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Senior Director, PMO - Flash/SSD Product Management

JR-0000057625 Requisition #
Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

As the Senior Director, Project Management office will be responsible for the program management of all Flash-based product development at Western Digital. You will manage a worldwide group of product line core team leaders and engineering program managers. 

  • Implement, refine, and administer the product life cycle (PLC) process for product development, which include gathering product requirements, schedule development, resource allocation, risk assessment and mitigation plans, and ensuring cross-functional reviews at key development stages.
  • Ensure that all product development teams are following uniform processes for product requirements specification and product change requests.
  • Review and approve product development plans and schedules.
  • Participate actively in product roadmap discussions and
  • Track product development spend against plan on a monthly basis for all Flash-based products.
  • Publish product development metrics (e.g. $/KLOC) for all Flash-based products.
  • Set priorities for material and resource allocation across all product development teams.
  • Approve risk purchases and builds. 
  • Manage quality excursions, operational issues, and critical customer situations.
  • Track product costs against forecast after products have gone into volume production.
  • Other responsibilities will include running cross functional meetings with internal teams, managing operational aspects of program development, and coordinating with product management teams.
  • Engineering degree with 15+ years of work experience in a related field.
  • Working knowledge on non-volatile storage technologies such as Flash is a big plus.
  • Expertise in FW development, ASIC design or systems engineering is highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data. 

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.


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