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Principal Engineer-Test Engineering

Company: Western Digital
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

The future. It's on you. You & Western Digital.

We've been storing the world's data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we're helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

But we can't do it alone. Today's exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It's You & Us. Together, we're the next big thing in data.

Western Digital - data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology---, HGST, SanDisk -, Tegile---, Upthere---, and WD - brands.

Job Description

  • Troubleshoot hardware/software issues using logic analyzers and protocol analyzers.
  • Develop validation tool for system with components like FW, PCB, ASIC and FPGA.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering departments such as ASIC and FW to drive resolution for challenging issues.
  • Develop FW for microcontroller unit.
  • Develop applications with common storage protocols for example, USB, UFS, EMMC, SATA, NVME or PCIe.
  • Architect, develop and validate the controller and client solutions for the in-house and 3rd party test platform on Linux platform using Agile methodology.
  • Responsible for successful production launching and communicate technical product status to management.

    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Engineering / Computer Science / Electrical Engineering or related field
      • Experience in driver development
      • Knowledge on i2C, SPI, SMBus, PCIe
      • Experience in measurement instrument such as Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer
      • Exposure to the Agile Development Methodology
      • Development experience with C/C++ and assembly language
      • Strong problem-solving/debugging skills.
      • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
      • Motivated, self-directed and able to work effectively both independently and in a team.
        Additional Information

        Because Western Digital thrives on the power of diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect, and contribution, we are committed to giving every qualified applicant and employee an equal opportunity. Western Digital does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on their protected class status and complies with all federal and state laws against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

        Compensation & Benefits Details
        • An employee's pay position within the salary range may be based on several factors including but not limited to (1) relevant education; qualifications; certifications; and experience; (2) skills, ability, knowledge of the job; (3) performance, contribution and results; (4) geographic location; (5) shift; (6) internal and external equity; and (7) business and organizational needs.
        • The salary range is what we believe to be the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado or remote jobs that can be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.
        • You will also be eligible to participate in Western Digital's Short-Term Incentive (STI) Plan and to receive equity awards under our annual Long-Term Incentive (LTI) program, which consists of restricted stock units (RSUs), pursuant to the terms of these programs. RSU awards are also available to eligible new hires, subject to Western Digital's Standard Terms and Conditions for Restricted Stock Unit Awards.
        • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid vacation time; paid sick leave; medical/dental/vision insurance; life, accident and disability insurance; tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts; employee assistance program; other voluntary benefit programs such as supplemental life and AD&D, legal plan, pet insurance, critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity; tuition reimbursement; transit; the Virgin Pulse Program; the Applause Program, employee stock purchase plan, and the Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan.
        • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Keywords: Western Digital, Milpitas , Principal Engineer-Test Engineering, Engineering , Milpitas, California

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