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Principal Engineer, Test Engineering

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000039883


Principal Engineer, Test Engineering

Requisition No: JR-0000039883
Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

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


  • Manages production support engineering for a specific product or group of products after transfer from design to high volume production. Interfaces with design, process, test and reliability engineering to solve problems. 
  • Sustains products with cost reduction and yield improvements.
  • Be responsible for System Product and Package Qual / Rel tests setup / eFA / Action Plan.
  • Provide correct test conditions for advanced memories and define test flow for volume testing needs
  • Product evaluation DOE of reliability / DPPM improvement and die sort yield improvement
  • Perform test time analysis to find the lowest cost test method while meeting aggressive quality goals;
  • Develop testing methods to accelerate new products into high volume manufacturing
  • Contribute and drive projects assigned by global new product definition teams to bring new products to market.
  • Be responsible for packaged flash system test program development, failure analysis and device debug


  • Bachelor’s  degree  in  Electrical  or  Electronics  Engineering  or  relevant  courses, Master’s  preferred
  • >4 years’ experience in semiconductor testing and/or product engineering
  • Good  knowledge  on  System test & Electronic  circuits, particularly FlashMemories  (NAND  or  NOR) is preferred, knowledge on firmware is a plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot, analyze complex problems, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent English 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.