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Simulation and Modeling Engineer

Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000043188


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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adopt, and when necessary, develop tools and code required to provide detail oriented models and simulations of large, complex compute, network, and storage systems

  • Provide insights into simulation and modeling architecture and design choices

  • Keep current with and act as a point of contact for the group in regards to all internal Western Digital simulation and modeling tools


  • Familiarity with, and perhaps working experience with hyper-scale concepts like SDS, SDN, containers, etc.

  • Engineering experience in build and release technology

  • Engineering experience in automated test

  • Strong communication and documentation skills.

  • Take the initiative to identify problems before they impact the project.

  • Detail-oriented with emphasis on software best practices and improving such practices iteratively.

Education and/or experience:

  • B.S. with 5+ years experience or M.S. with 3+ years experience or PhD. with 1+ years experience


Specific Knowledge:

  • Experience in build and release technology for a variety of platforms

  • Experience in development and processes for automated test deployment and execution

  • C, C++, MPI, Java, Python, R, matlab

  • Experience with device level view of storage devices and software defined networking a plus




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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