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Technologist, Quality Assurance Engineering

JR-0000053636 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

Western Digital is seeking a Senior Quality Program Manager to represent Quality on NPI product development teams. This role is responsible for all aspects of a program's product quality, including the master test plan, overall product validation methodology, and risk assessment at critical program phases.

The ideal successful candidate shall have extensive experience in quality/reliability methodology, NPI product maturity process, program management, SSD/NAND product qualification, and must demonstrate strong teamwork, communication and leadership capabilities in driving cross-functional working teams. The ability to think strategically and methodically to bring the right balance of product quality in meeting customer and company needs is essential to the success of this role.



  • Responsible for all aspects of product quality for assigned enterprise SSD programs
  • Single point of contact, representing quality in all program team meetings
  • Manage master test plan, including qualification test plan resource, budget and schedule
  • Manage product maturity process and drive risk assessments during NPI phase
  • Provide leadership and teamwork to cross-functional teams in achieving program milestones
  • Influence quality culture and mindset across the company
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in related field with 9+ years industry experience.
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills to influence quality culture and mindset
  • Deep knowledge of quality and reliability concepts and methodologies
  • Program management experience
  • Expertise in SSD/NAND flash manufacturing, Q&R and/or design highly desirable
  • Able to solve complex problems and provide data-driven risk assessments and recommendation to senior leaders
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills


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.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.


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