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Firmware Engineer

Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000041012


Western Digital®

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  • Supports development and deployment for various HDD drive programs in client workspace which includes both 2.5” and 3.5” products such as PALMER, CARMEL, VENICE, etc.
  • Develop embedded firmware for disk drives, as well as write technical documents;
  • Perform feature design and implementation as well as customer design review calls;
  • Attends meetings with WD Irvine cross-functional groups to discuss and resolve technical issues related to development of HDDs firmware and to perform failure analysis
  • Must have a minimum of BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electronics Engineering.
  • One or more years of experience in programming or script development
  • Knowledge of C / C++ or script language programming languages
  • Be familiar with WD HDD drive programs
  • Clear written and verbal communication 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. 


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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