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Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering

JR-0000057723 Requisition #

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Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.


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Job-Title: Firmware Developer

Job Description:

  •       Handling key Firmware/System design responsibility of complex and Performance critical embedded system.
  •      Ability to arrive at good   solutions weighing alternatives.
  •     Capable of designing for and estimating performance, power etc. in embedded systems involving data and control flows.
  •     Firmware Development using assembly/C programming language, RTOS,
  •     Strong knowledge of structured code development methods and debug techniques.
  •     Design of complex systems, algorithms and implementation for features, performance and scalability.
  •    Good working experience with Microcontrollers & Microprocessors, SOC environments and tools.
  •    Good exposure to working with simulations, FPGA environments, debug techniques.
  •     Excellent capability to design and deploy efficient algorithms in firmware.In-depth understanding of software/firmware development processes/cycles.


  •        Architect, Design, Development and Testing of Firmware Components.
  •     Identifying and understanding firmware requirements and defining features and functionality in the areas of FLASH storage.
  •     Engaging in all phases of new product development, including concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test and customer interfaces.
  •      Complete design and development cycle from Conceptualization, detailed design, Models, simulations, design calculations, Prototyping etc.
  •     Evaluating firmware and system architectures, designs, implementation and assess system performance.
  •      Mentoring FW engineering teams in design and development of solutions.
  •     To be connected with current developments, competition, standards and Represent in standard bodies as necessary


Preferred Qualifications:

  •        B.E / B.Tech / M.E / M.Tech Degree.
  •    Demonstrated technical Leadership capability in FW architecture, design and development.
  •     Very good teamwork and communication skills.
  •     Good understanding of storage protocols like NVMe, SATA, USB / SD.
  •     Ability to meet aggressive targets and cope with changes.
  •     Effective oral and written communication skills.
  •     Experience working with global teams.

 Work-Location              : Bangalore


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