Full-Time

Security Firmware Engineer

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer

Data & Analytics
Hardware

Junior, Mid

Irvine, CA, USA

Required Skills
Rust
Agile
Python
Communications
FPGA
Requirements
  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in embedded programming, with proficiency in C/C++ and one or more of the following: Python, Rust, Go.
  • Experience in firmware code review, CI/CD test and validation methodology, as well as static and dynamic code analysis.
  • Familiarity with the Agile software development process life cycle.
  • Proficiency in failure analysis in debugging an embedded firmware application, using debuggers such as Lauterbach.
  • Good communication skills and be able to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Responsibilities
  • Development of various cryptography-based security features such as data encryption, Secure Boot, and Device Attestation.
  • Integrate security protocols and features into the SSD data and control flows to ensure a robust and secure system.
  • Investigate and resolve any security protocol compatibility issues that may arise.
  • Debugging, optimizing, and validating the Firmware on SoC platforms, as well as bringing up of FPGA and ASIC.
  • Contribute to the Security Development Lifecycle of the Firmware by supporting its development at different stages, including design, threat analysis, implementation, validation, vulnerability testing, certification, and audit.

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.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$927.9M

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

2%

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

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