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Customer Solutions Co-Op

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Location: Rochester, MN, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027008


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 Customer Solutions Group is seeking a student engineer to work in our Customer Solutions department located in Rochester, MN.  The department is a dynamic environment where engineers work closely with drive tool development engineers and our customers’ engineers during the process of bringing a software tool solution.  The department supports the full Western Digital hard disk and solid state drive lines as well as Western Digital-branded products, software, and storage solutions.  Interest in extensive hands-on computer and laboratory equipment use is expected.

This is a technical position on a team which develops and verifies software tools for all Western Digital hard disk and solid state drives in our customers’ operating environments.  Software testing 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 a 6-month Co-op position


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

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