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Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering

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JR-0000064389 Requisition #
Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering
 
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
 
HDD FW APAC Eng
WESTERN DIGITAL TECH AND REGIONAL CENTER (M) SDN. BHD
Requisition #: JR-0000064389
 
Western Digital®
 
The next big thing in data is you!
 
 What We Do
 
We are focused on design and development of next generation firmware architecture and algorithms to deliver high performance and cost-efficient enterprise Hard Disk Drive (eHDD) products. As part of the globally diverse R&D team, you will be working in an Agile development environment with opportunity to learn and grow in multiple disciplines. We want our firmware engineers to be enthusiastic, creative and adaptive in taking on problems, because they are empowered to think and act like owners.
 
Innovation has always fueled and nurtured growth at Western Digital. As trusted engineers and innovators, helping solve the world’s biggest challenges energizes us and gives us purpose.
 
This position is based in Western Digital Tech and Regional Center (M), which is a Center of Excellence located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
 
What You Will Do
 
 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design, develop, test, integrate and maintain quality firmware for eHDD using best practices like unit test, CI and Agile methodologies.
  • Design and implementation of data structures, software algorithms, data path, and drivers for hardware cores using latest standards C++ and Python.
  • Participate in Scrum & Agile processes to bring up new hardware and develop embedded firmware for data storage products.
  • Deliver cutting-edge storage products with SAS, SATA, PCIE interfaces.
  • Collaborate and design solutions for the challenging yet unique problems across hardware and software platforms, including servers, RAID, and various operating systems (Windows and Linux).
  • Participate in planning and coordinating significant technical investigations from problem statement to conclusions.
  • Own major firmware components or become system-level expert, and provide technical leadership.
  • Create design documents pertinent to the various phases of firmware development.
Qualification
REQUIRED
  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in relevant field or embedded firmware experience.
  • Strong knowledge in C/C++, object-oriented programming, Python, data structures, algorithms.
  • Capable of quickly learning new firmware, hardware, systems, tools, and methodologies.
 PREFERENCE
  • Working experience as a Scrum Master or understanding of Agile practices would be an added advantage
SKILL:
  • Familiarity with micro-controller architecture (ARM or ARC), embedded systems and RTOS desired.
  • Knowledge in SAS, SATA and PCIE interface.
  • Experience in the use of bus analyzers, emulators and other firmware debugging tools is a plus.
  • Possess data analytics skillset such as machine learning.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and tasks to deliver deadlines and commitments. 
  • High degree of problem solving skills, solutions oriented with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic and ever evolving environment.
 
ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL
 
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.
 

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