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Senior Engineer, Firmware Engineering

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-9999035026


SanDisk®, a Western Digital brand, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years—giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.


In this position, the individual will be responsible for analyzing, designing, coding and debugging firmware for the next generation removable products (SD, USB, SATA, PCIe SSD). The individual will be engaged in the embedded firmware development with emphasis on Flash Translation Layer / Low Level NAND interactions.



  • Analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting, and modification of device firmware.
  • Work often involves developing FW schemes involving complex algorithms and data structure refinements.



  • Proficiency in C Programming Language
  • Experience working with embedded firmware, experience developing (design, implementation, debug)
  • Experience using code development tools (emulators, trace, version control, compilers, and linkers)
  • Analyzing firmware defects, identifying root cause, and implementing corrective actions
  • Experience of working on complex algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering with 5 or more years of development experience


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of storage domain, NAND and Flash Translation Layer would be preferred
  • Hands on experience on Bug Reporting Tools like JIRA, Source Control Tools like GIT
  • Good Verbal and Written Communication
  • Knowledge on some scripting language like Python will be helpful


Soft Skills:

  • Mindset towards delivering the Highest Quality product to the customer
  • Proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment
  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team



Western Digital offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. Western Digital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.