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Technologist R&D Engineering

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Engineering
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JR-0000053347 Requisition #

Western Digital®

 
The next big thing in data is you!
 

The job opening is for a full-time R&D engineer to conduct research and development in the area of head development for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR)


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Data analysis for HAMR heads
  • Design and characterization of optical components for HAMR heads
  • Initiating and developing intellectual property
  • Publishing and presenting scientific results at conferences
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of Ph.D degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field.
  • Industrial experience is desired but not required.
  • The candidate should have demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: Data analysis which includes analysis of device test results and image analysis of fabricated/tested devices; design of optical characterization tool for optical devices; optical/thermal simulation of optical devices which includes optical waveguides, plasmonic devices and laser diodes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project in research and/or advanced development is desirable.  Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently and in a team environment are essential.

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.

 

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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