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Senior Technical Support Engineer

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000042103


Western Digital

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.



  • Handle customer escalations for Western Digital, SanDisk, GTECH and HGST storage devices and cloud services/applications and provide effective and timely resolution
  • Work in cross functional teams and own field readiness to support product launches including UAT testing, creating and facilitating documentation/trainings, product monitoring, failure analysis and post mortem reviews
  • Manage end user escalations and driving issue resolution with cross functional teams
  • Facilitate and lead call center quality audits and recognize areas of improvement for agents and support teams
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of current Western Digital, SanDisk, GTECH and HGST products, including: hardware, software, and service offerings.
  • Continuously learn through interactions with peers and customers, while also making efforts to self-educate, share, and demonstrate new knowledge/techniques with the team.
  • ·       Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering ,computer science or equivalent and 1-3 years’ experience working with computer/semiconductor hardware

    ·       Minimum 3 years of experience of Technical Support and Troubleshooting of Data Storage products and its working with various Operating Systems and hardware

    ·       Must have good understanding of Hard Disk Drives (HDD) and/or Solid-State Drives (SSD) technology and/or personal cloud applications/technologies

    ·       Prior experience as a top tier Technical Support Professional with a software/hardware consumer electronics company

    ·       Excellent research and analytical skills. Ability to provide quick solution to new problems

    ·       Advanced Microsoft Office skills including programming experience in Intermediate to Advance MS Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    ·       Excellent customer interaction skills-both verbal and written

    ·       Organizational - have shown the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, work across the organization, and drive the necessary activities to solve customer issues.

    ·       Ability and experience working in a fast-paced environment

    ·       Experience with a CRM system such as RightNow, Zendesk or Salesforce preferred

    ·       Experience with bug-tracking platforms such as JIRA a plus

    ·       Experience working with call centers preferred

    ·       Some travel required 10%


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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