LAUNCH Product Development Engineering
Posted on 11/14/2022
Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer
Company Overview
Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operating Systems
Software Engineering
  • University students who graduated or are graduating from May 2020 to December 2021 with a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field Creative, self-learner with superior teamwork skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work on the resolution of any issue and to interact with various interdepartmental engineering and support organizations
  • Demonstrated project driving skills, capable of managing projects with set milestones and timeline, and ability to execute with minimal supervision
  • Firmware Engineer (4) - Firmware Engineers support analysis, design, programming, debugging and software modification. Team members are responsible for code for firmware (IC embedded code) applications. Ideal candidates are familiar with micro-processors and microcontrollers, real time operating systems (RTOS) and embedded firmware, can code in C with an understanding of basic Boolean logic, and knowledge of ARM is a plus
  • System Engineer (1) - In this role, your responsibilities include operating test units in specific modes for validation, hands-on measurements using scopes, data compilations and analysis, documentation and presentation of discoveries and making recommendations on corrective actions. What's more, the job also includes design, implementation, verification and validation of System Features. This work will involve collaborations with team members outside of the systems group, requiring in-depth understanding of principles of HDD operation regarding a variety of system functions. Instrumentations involving digital scopes, bus analyzer, emulator, and experiences in bench work highly desired. This role will work with a staff engineer who will serve as a mentor. Ideal candidates have a strong skillset in C++, Python and Matlab
  • Development Engineer (1) - This engineer primarily supports both firmware and hardware in coding and failure analysis. Role responsibilities include: HDD LDPC Channel optimization firmware support, HDD Intelligent Burn In firmware support, and HDD channel hardware integration support. There is an opportunity to be trained in channel hardware and product usage with a Sr. Engineer who will serve as a mentor. Over time, you will be able to take over the responsibilities for the role in full. Idea candidates have a knowledge in communication theory, signal processing, and are proficient in C and C++