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Staff Firmware Engineer
Posted on 1/27/2023
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Software Testing
  • Excellent coding skill on C/C++, including FA and debugging. A successful candidate is motivated on exploring hardware mechanism and bears the vision of architecture
  • Strong technical background, 5+ years of experiences with firmware / embedded system development
  • Self-motivated and a good team player
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Development of real time firmware code required for hard disk drive performance optimization features
  • Directly participate in activities in firmware design, implementation, testing failure analysis, and documentation
  • Code quality refactoring and test development/enhancement including feature porting, unit testing, and manufacturing integration testing
  • Involvement in RSS (Recording Sub-system) feature algorithm development using AI/ML algorithms and/or manufacturing control learning loops
  • Collaborate and work effectively as a member of a multi-site agile engineering development team
  • Involve cross-functional efforts on solving complicated issues
  • Provide innovative solutions on development challenges
Desired Qualifications
  • Hardware knowledge on SOC and ARM is a plus
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.
  • 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