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Principal Engineer, R&D Engineering

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000042321

Description

Principal Engineer, R&D Engineering

Location:  Bangalore, India
Req Id: JR-0000042321

Western Digital®

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description
Have in-depth understanding of endurance feature design. 
Work with memory system architecture and firmware engineers, design test cases to discover the design flaws and firmware bugs related to flash management feature. 
Develop, conduct and document test plans. Develop test procedure specifications to demonstrated SSD Data Integrity and NAND storage subsystem reliability in compliance with industry standard. 
Review procedures within flash memory teams, and with reliability and quality organization. 
Implement and execute SSD endurance test procedure. 
Ensure 24x7 up-time with proper test utilities automation and test system reliability demonstration. 
During test execution, consistently review test results, generate and release of test reports. 


Experience and Skills
Storage device test software development with focus in the area of data integrity, reliability, host interface, drive performances.
Working experience on test methodologies development and implementation in the SSD/HDD industry
Knowledge of storage protocols like SATA, SAS, PCIe
Experience with software test quality and reliability demonstration/certification.
Working knowledge of programming and scripting languages: C/C++, Java and Python 
Experience with Linux/WindowsExposed to statistical tools such as JMP, Minitab and best practices in management of large datasets.
Working experience of about 10+ years.

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL
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.