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Staff Engineer, Hardware Development Engineering

JR-0000047532 Requisition #

Job Description - Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering




Western Digital®


CE RPG Product Firmware


The next big thing in data is you!



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Develop validation strategy including test methodology for assigned firmware modules.
Innovative approach for building the best in class tests packages for validating the firmware.
Analyze, design, program, debug and modify test software and Firmware.
Work often involves special SanDisk tools,
Failure analysis to find the root cause of failure and the solution.
Review testing requirements and influence future SanDisk product design for debug and test.
Interface with stakeholders to ensure firmware verification meets product expectations and needs.
Achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
Continuously improve the existing processes and systems to keep them up to date with the customer needs and industry trends.



Desired Experience and Skills:



• Minimum 6+ years in  Storage or Embedded industry segments 
• Experience in Embedded Firmware validation, Test case development, White box testing, Test script development and debugging.
• Experience in programming  (e.g. Assembly, C, C++, Python).
• Experience in doing failure analysis with respect to reproducing and root causing the issues 
• Understand Software development Life Cycle.
• Experience working with Flash memory technologies is a plus.
• Knowledge of system architecture is a plus. 

Education: BE/ B.Tech, ME/ M.Tech









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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