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COE Technology Development Co-Op

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Location: Rochester, MN, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027493


Western Digital’s Validation Laboratory located in Rochester, MN is seeking computer engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science students.  We have multiple full-time paid co-op/internship opportunities available for our 2018 January-August session, with exact dates flexible based on school schedules.  Students work as part of a global engineering team responsible for the integration of Western Digital products, including hard disk drives, solid-state drives, and software, into our customers' environments, mentored and guided by experienced Western Digital engineers.  

Our group in particular debugs and validates electrical and logical protocol compatibility between our products and computer systems from our customers, creates customer-facing software tools to manage and debug Western Digital products, and provides internal software infrastructure for our laboratory.  Students are responsible for assisting Western Digital engineers in executing measurements, documenting measurement results, isolating and debugging product compatibility problems, and developing software. 


Qualified candidates should be of at least sophomore standing pursuing a BS or graduate degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science from an accredited university.  Professional English business communication competency, both verbal and written, is required, as is competency with basic office technology (general PC use, email, spreadsheets, etc.).