Principal Process Engineer
Media Development
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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.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$932M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Hardware Engineering
System Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • Ph.D., M.S, degree in Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, ECE or related field.
  • 3-5 years of prior experience in disk drive or thin films industry
  • Strong research background in Magnetic thin film media, thin film synthesis, magnetic material properties, advanced characterization, and knowledge in magnetic recording
  • Experience with statistical data analysis and Design of Experiment (DOE)
  • Demonstrated innovation abilities, good written, verbal, interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills
Responsibilities
  • Conduct ePMR/HAMR HDD products media process development and the technology transfer to offshore operation
  • Oversee the integration of the new technologies to the new product media designs
  • Responsible for ePMR/HAMR products media process capability improvement and optimization
  • Lead ePMR/HAMR media projects for evaluation of the media design process robustness and explore design tradeoffs
  • Interface with process, equipment, HDD teams, and Asia counterpart process teams to finalize & optimize product media configurations
  • Establish close collaboration with peers and exercise creativity to enable progress in staging ePMR/HAMR milestone media