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Staff Engineer, R&D Engineering

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000041515


Staff Engineer, R&D Engineering

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang


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  • Staff Engineer, Test Hardware Design
  • the candidate will be part of the value chain developing SSD Testing Equipment and be the point of contact for hardware related functions.
  • The local team is comprised of Test Equipment Engineers, Test Equipment Technicians, and Material Planners.
  • Guidance of projects will initially come from our US based team in Milpitas, SDUS TEE.
  • This hardware intensive role will be heavily involved in working with members of SDUS TEE and the local factory to resolve issues.
  • The team will also work closely with SDUS TEE to gain the experience and knowledge to set up the infrastructure to support factory internal test equipment requirements.


  • Bachelors and above in Electronics Engineering or any related field.
  • Experienced in R&D field for 6 and above years.
  • A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Ability to 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.