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OEM Field Applications Engineer

Sales & Sales Operations
JR-0000051157 Requisition #

Western Digital       


The next big thing in data is you!



We are currently looking for a Field Applications Engineer supporting an assigned major OEM account. 






  • Understanding and assisting other senior FAEs in completing Joint Qualification requirements to support RTS schedules and sustaining line/field quality requirements. 
  • Collaborating with peers in Boston and Raleigh to ensure customer specific priorities such as integration fallout verification and other debugging needs are properly met.   
  • May also require occasional travel to other locations as needed to support onsite customer support/debugging. 
  • Position and responsibilities to expand with as tenure and experience gained.



  • BSEE degree or similar preferred
  • Strong Organizational skills required.
  • Strong ability to understand customer specifications and requirements.
  • Must be strong in advocating and communicating needs/priorities to others.
  • Strong customer bedside manners required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively at multiple levels within an organization.
  • Understanding of HDD / Magnetic and SSD / NAND technologies a plus.
  • Understanding SAS / SATA / Interfaces and T10 / T13 specifications a plus
  • Experience in failure analysis and related tools (bus analyzers) required.
  • Prior HDD /SSD / storage experience preferred.
  • Prefer experience with Server and Storage ecosystems, subsystems, and arrays.
  • Experience with large OEM accounts a plus.


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

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it 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 governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, 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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