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Research Staff Member - System & Software Technologies

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: 9100001635


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We have an opening in the System and Software Technologies Department of Western Digital Research.  The main research themes of the group are algorithms for distributed computing/storage systems (erasure coding, consensus protocols, distributed hash tables), storage stack (Linux kernel, file systems, user space storage stack), information theory (data representation, error correction codes/erasure codes, security/cryptography), machine intelligence (artificial intelligence, machine learning), Persistent Memory (programming models and system architecture.


Ideal candidate would work on conceiving, prototyping and guiding development of new storage and computing related projects and ideas, as well as writing invention disclosures, open source contributions and academic publications




Please Contact Jorge.Campello@wdc.com


A PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or a related field or a Masters in one of the above fields with 8+ years of experience.  Experience with Open Source software, Enterprise software and/or Embedded Software development is a plus.





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