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Technologist, Lab Engineering Job

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: 36238

Western Digital

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  • Manage lab and also be hands on in hardware engineering activities.
  • Plan for Lab activities and also participate in hands on HW bring up and debug.
  • Provide solutions to automate HW usage and facilitate ease of use from remote locations.
  • HW engineering knowledge:
    • Identify HW needed for lab in terms of boards, Host PC, remote login capability.
    • Load Lauterbach based FW and debug HW when issues are seen by the developers
    • Debug NAND related issues and update failing dies/BGAs
    • Debug E2E systems in AVB using HAPs, Timp boards, Kings Peak board, and various adaptors used for FF.
    • Setting up and usage of Logic Analyzer for development and debug
  • Lab Management:
    • Inventory Management
    • Maintain current equipment set up
    • Set up new hardware in terms of AVB, SFF, etc.
    • Rack set up for optimizing lab space for stacked HW set up
    • Update/maintain online reservation system
    • Install new firmware/software on regular basis

  • BA/BA in related field
  • Hardware design for boards in terms of adaptors, connectors, NAND parts, ASIC parts, etc.
  • Integration of various HW modules and also capable of debugging for errors/issues
  • Manage lab in terms of planning parts, handle inventory, etc.
  • Capability to look at NAND traces using LogicAnalyzer
  • Lab Automation in terms of hardware and software usage and deployment
  • Maintain online reservation system

At the forefront of flash memory storage, industry-leading SanDisk-branded integrated and embedded solutions deliver the possibilities of data for data centers and mobile devices, enabling fast and reliable data access. SanDisk, WD, HGST and G-Technology brands position Western Digital as the world's largest data storage company and flash memory leader.

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