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Staff Reliability Engineer

JR-0000050243 Requisition #
Western Digital
The next big thing in data is you!


  • Design, execute and code tests for RDT and other reliability related tests for Client SSD products.
  • Advise design engineering on selection, application and test of SSD.
  • Recommend design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Determine requirements of components and systems to achieve company, customer requirements.
  • Develop new acceleration techniques and analytical tools to assure the early identification of potential problems with new products, packaging, processes and product reliability.
  • Make recommendations for changes in the selection and application of components and systems.
  • May propose changes in design of formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.
  • The candidate will have skills in software (C, C++, C#) including Object-Oriented Programming and an understanding of GUI development.
  • In addition, the candidate will have skills in embedded firmware coding including ground up development and existing code modification.
  • SSD based FW validation process related experience with the JIRA based bug reporting tool knowledge is preferred.
  • NAND management knowledge is a preferred.
  • With this, the appropriate firmware debug skills are required including JTAG, protocol and logic analysis of system inputs and outputs.
  • Knowledge of hardware design and validation is also highly preferred.
  • Database development and operation knowledge is a plus.
  • Moreover, the candidate will have an experience of product quality control assessment and risk assessment skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have BS/BA degree or equivalent with 6 or more years or related experience.
  • The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.
  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal 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.

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