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Principal Engineer, Firmware Engineering

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000041109


Principal Engineer

Location: Bangalore India
Req ID: JR-0000041109

Western Digital®

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Job Description
In this position, the individual will be responsible for analyzing, designing, coding and debugging firmware for the next generation removable products (SD, USB, SATA, PCIe SSD). The individual will be engaged in the embedded firmware development with emphasis on Flash Translation Layer / Low Level NAND interactions. 


•Analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting, and modification of device firmware.
•Work often involves developing FW schemes involving complex algorithms and data structure refinements.

•Proficiency in C Programming Language
•Knowledge on SATA Protocol
•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
•Experience of working on complex algorithms and data structures
•Excellent analytical skills
•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering with 9 or more years of development experience
Desired Skills:
•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

Soft Skills:
•Mindset towards delivering the Highest Quality product to the customer
•Proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment
•A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team

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.