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Intern – Systems Design Engineering
Posted on 1/12/2023
Milpitas, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Master's Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Computer or Solid-State Physics
  • Knowledge of NAND flash memory based systems
  • Knowledge of programming in high level languages (e.g. C, C++, Python)
  • Experience with Solid State Drive or other embedded system firmware development using C/C++
  • Work with flash storage based 3D NAND systems design, analysis, integration and verification from product definition and planning through production and release. For examples:
  • Ensure system design features meet product level read/write performance, latency and reliability requirements
  • Review system handling of NAND defects and errors to meet product level DPPM target
  • Establish full system validation coverage on all design features
  • Review and perform product level failure debug and analysis
  • As needed, perform bench validation to validate system design flow
  • Work cross functionally with internal teams such as NAND design, device, product, application and system validation/reliability teams during entire planning, development and qualification phases
  • Provides feedbacks on new 3D NAND system features for next generation memory and product developments
  • Develop new media management system features through cross-function collaboration with Memory technology and SSD firmware, architecture teams
  • Deliver world-class SSD based on the strong pillars of performance/QoS (Quality of Service), reliability, and cost
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