Full-Time

Senior Manager

Security Firmware

Updated on 5/2/2024

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Provides high-performance data storage solutions

Data & Analytics
Hardware

Senior

Irvine, CA, USA

Requirements
  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in engineering management
  • Comprehensive understanding of embedded software fundamentals
  • Technical expertise in applied cryptography and firmware/hardware security
  • Knowledge of storage controller architectures and security protocols
  • Detailed knowledge of RISC-V Instruction Set Architectures (ISA)
  • Proficiency in HW/SW architecture and design partitioning
  • Hands-on experience with build infrastructure, automation, and CI/CD testing frameworks
  • Thorough knowledge of design strategies focused on maintainability, scalability, and code reuse
  • Successful leadership of large and complex projects
  • Exceptional organizational skills
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of firmware engineers responsible for the development and design process of security technology
  • Collaborate closely with security architects to define, implement, and integrate security features and protocols
  • Establish efficient workflows for rapid feature development while maintaining high quality and stability
  • Provide assistance for pre-silicon validation activities
  • Support post-silicon validation, performance characterization, system integration, and debugging efforts
  • Assist in establishing test and calibration capabilities for storage controllers
  • Contribute to the Security Development Lifecycle of the firmware

Western Digital specializes in high-performance data storage solutions, offering SSDs, HDDs, USB drives, and memory cards designed to power current technology and drive future innovations.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$927.9M

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

5%

Benefits

Paid sick leave & vacation time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life, accident, & disability insurance

Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts

Employee assistance program

Tuition reimbursement

Employee stock purchase plan

Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan