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FIT Principal Engineer

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Location: Petaling Jaya, 10, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000036227


Location: Petaling Jaya WDM P2

Req ID: JR-0000036227


We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.



  • Develop Hard Drive Functional Integrity Testing Script 



  • Learn and understand complex technical hard drive specifications and apply that knowledge to enhance test suite and test processes.
  • Develop new test methodologies for new and cutting edge features added to hard drive products.
  • Develop software tools to improve test processes.
  • Proactively seize for test suite quality improvement plans with data analytic approach.
  • Investigate and address test suite issues involving advanced drive features across a wide variety of hardware and software platforms, including PC’s, servers, RAID, and various operating systems (Windows and Linux).
  • Devise strategies for in-depth functionality and compatibility testing of complex drive features.
  • Collaborate with Test engineers, Firmware Engineers and other functional teams, independently in issue resolutions.
  • Apply data analytic skills in test design.
  • Familiar with using Protocol Analyzers to understand and analyze traces for failure investigation.





  • ·        Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.




  • ·         Knowledge of storage protocols: SATA and SAS.
  • ·     Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • ·     Added advantage
  •       Solid state device knowledge
  •       Data analytic skills/mindset             



  • ·    Programming language skills (C, C++, Java). Java skills is preferable.
  • ·    Experience in testing/product engineering.
  • ·    Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills.




Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.