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SIT Lab Co-Op Engineer

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Location: Rochester, MN, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027029


We deliver the possibilities of data. You define what’s possible.


The power of data is undeniable. A world that’s more predictive, more productive and more personal enables smarter decisions, breakthrough discoveries and deeper connections. As a leading provider of data storage devices and solutions, Western Digital delivers the possibilities of data. Join the team, and define what’s possible.

The Western Digital Enterprise System Integration Group is seeking a student engineer to work in our System Integration Test (SIT) Lab located in Rochester, MN.  The SIT Lab is a dynamic environment where test engineers work closely with drive development engineers and our customers’ engineers during the process of bringing a drive to market.  The SIT Lab supports the full WDC hard disk and solid state drive product lines and storage solutions.

This is a technical position for a team which verifies the compatibility of enterprise (server) hard disk and solid state drives in our customers’ operating environments.  System integration engineers are responsible for configuring the drives and systems for test, then monitoring and analyzing drive logs, system logs, bus signals, etc. to determine test status.  Problems will be isolated, analyzed, and documented as they occur.  This is an 8-month Co-op position.



Qualified candidates will be in their junior or senior year pursuing a BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.  Skills and prior experience should also include:

  • Application-level programming or scripting (Perl / Python / Tcl / etc.)
  • Windows and UNIX / Linux server storage environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication