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Senior Director, Firmware Engineering

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000039953


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  • Lead individual contributors for key technical projects and programs
  • Ability to drive project methods techniques and procedures
  • Collaborates to develop self and others within group
  • Meets goals with little direction and supervision
  • Interactions involve matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers
  • Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures
  • Owns one or more products from an OEM perspective
  • Responsible for driving OEM specification gap analysis, scooping, and scheduling
  • Responsible for ensuring all requirements for the product are implemented and delivered (closed-loop requirements process).
  • Take an active role in monitoring the development of OEM customer-specific features
  • Bachelor or Master in CS, CE, EE, Physics, or Mathematics required
  • 10+ years of embedded firmware experience preferably in Storage companies
  • Experience in customer interactions at a technical level
  • Be able to periodically work staggered or late shift to interact with remote engineers
  • Must be willing to travel domestically & internationally approximately 10% of the time – sometimes at short notice
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. 
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