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Technologist, R&D Engineering - CPU System Architecture

JR-0000052385 Requisition #

Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.

You will be part of a research team developing the building blocks of emerging non-volatile memory. The team is exploring a wide range of future memory cell technologies, such as MRAM, RRAM, and PCM, and the associated selectors and architectures needed to incorporate these components into competitive memory and storage devices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform independent research on the following: emerging non-volatile memories (ReRAM, MRAM, PCM) and their impact on CPU and system architecture; cache coherence and memory consistency; 
  • ultrafast block storage devices; storage and networking protocols; storage for machine learning; near-storage compute acceleration; as well as other storage-related topics of current academic and commercial interest. 

  • Prepare patent applications and academic publications. Attend conferences and trade shows to present results of research.




EdEducation: Ph.D. in electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, material science, or related field

EExpertise in statistical analysis methods and design of experiments

Experience with wafer-prober testing of devices and CMOS arrays

Expertise in electrical measurements and data acquisition

Strong programming/scripting experience

Proven ability to initiate and complete scientific studies

Strong history of publications and/or patents



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. 


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.


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