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Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering Job

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Location: Kfar Saba, Israel 
Req ID: 35135

SanDiskĀ®, a Western Digital brand, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years-giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.

Job Description

In this position, you will design and implement firmware in C language for real-time embedded products - such as embedded NAND products for smart phones and tablets, and solid-state drives for consumer and enterprise products - to deliver best-in-class Flash storage products.

Typical activities involve design and implementation of data structures, software algorithms, data path, drivers for HW cores, and implementation of storage interfaces such as PCIe NVMe, SATA, UFS and eMMC - to deliver the future cutting-edge storage products.

The firmware development is done on multiple environments: PC with full HW simulation (C language in Visual Studio), FPGA board, and on the final product.

You will work closely with excellent colleague engineers, cope with complex challenges, innovate, and develop products that will be sold in millions of units.

Job Requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or Software / Computer / Electrical Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience in RT / embedded systems
  • At least 3 years of experience in C development
  • Previous RTOS experience - advantage (e.g. ThreadX / MQX / Nucleus / VxWorks / Embedded Linux)
  • Experience in ARM or ARC processors family, debugging environments and tools.
  • Capable of developing wide system view for complex embedded systems


Western Digital offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. Western Digital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.