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Principal Firmware Test Engineer

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Location: Longmont, CO, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039772


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Western Digital is a global leader in data storage, unlocking potential by helping the world harness the power of data. With a deep understanding of industry needs and a changing technology landscape, Western Digital is driving data center transformation with innovative, proven, smarter storage solutions that optimize capacity, performance, efficiency and reliability with the lowest TCO. Trusted by the world’s largest organizations, Western Digital storage solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling possibilities for the enterprise, cloud computing and sophisticated infrastructures in healthcare, energy, finance and government.




Design, develop, and automate firmware validation cases for NVMe storage devices. Troubleshoot issues and work with development engineers to perform root cause analysis and validate appropriate corrective action. 



  • BS/BA degree or equivalent with 7 or more years of related experience.

  • Must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.  

  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.  

  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.  

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal 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. 


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