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Senior Engineer, Firmware Engineering

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000040497


Senior Engineer, Firmware Engineering


Location: Bangalore India

Req ID: JR-0000040497


Western Digital®

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  • Programming, debugging, troubleshooting, and modification of device firmware.
  • Work often involves developing FW schemes involving complex algorithms and data structure refinements.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to develop disk drive products.
  • Assists in finding root cause for disk drives that have failed for apparent firmware related issues.
  • Participates in cross-functional meetings to resolve development issues.
  • Assists in developing and validating solutions for issues related to disk drive firmware.
  • Documents findings of engineering analyses and investigations.
  • Creates design documents pertinent to the various phases of firmware development.


  • 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
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering with 3 or more years of development experience
    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








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