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Staff Design Engineer

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039909


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


The Memory Technology Group is at the core of the Legacy SanDisk Engineering Organization which Western Digital owns. We are building a cutting edge 3D memory in our multiple billion dollars Fab. Our memory provides performance, power, and endurance at a lower cost but on quality. The Memory Technology organization is a strategic entity for the company, and we are growing. Our group functions as a start-up within WDC, and offers a creative, fast paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you’ll be at the center of WDC innovation.


We are looking for an experienced Designers to lead and deliver projects for our Memory Design team as well as talented and highly motivation junior engineers. This is a great opportunity for a results-oriented, entrepreneurial individual who knows how to work with non-volatile memory world-class engineers and who has a great track record for delivering innovative results.


You will need to think creatively about the memory as we do take pride in our craftsmanship.  We do work together with all engineering teams to identify and execute on the most disciplined way. Your success will be measured by your ability to build great designs that deliver innovation that unlock revenue opportunities for the company.


Join the Memory Technology Design Team and become a leader of this highly motivated, cooperative and focused team!




1. Designing next-generation memory products utilizing state of the art non-volatile memory technologies. 

2. Designing and verifying the following circuits at transistor and gate level: drivers and control logics for memory core operation, column and tow selection/decoding circuit, sense amplifier, page buffers and datapath related circuit;

3. Performing circuit verification which involves both digital and analog circuit and silicon evaluation using lab equipment and tester to ensure that designs meet required technical specifications;




1. Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Solid-State Physics or Bachelor's Degree  in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Solid-State Physics with minimum 2 years of experience

2. Good written and verbal communication skills

3. Ability to read and comprehend complex technical specifications

4. Strong team player who can collaborate with colleagues




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. 


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.


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