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Staff Engineer, Firmware Engineering

Location Bengaluru, India
Posted 12-September-2021

Company Description

The future. Its on you. You Western Digital.

Weve been storing the worlds data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now were helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

But we cant do it alone. Todays exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. Its You Us. Together, were the next big thing in data.

Western Digital data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology, HGST, SanDisk, Tegile, Upthere, and WD brands.

Job Description

In this position, the individual will be responsible for analyzing, designing, coding and debugging firmware for the next generation removable products (SD, PCIe SSD). The individual will be engaged in the embedded firmware development with emphasis on Flash Translation Layer / Low Level NAND interactions.

Analysis, design, programming, debugging, troubleshooting, and modification of device firmware.
Work often involves developing FW schemes involving complex algorithms and data structure refinements.

Proficiency in C Programming Language
Experience working with embedded firmware, experience developing (design, implementation, debug)
Knowledge on SATA Protocol
Experience using code development tools (emulators, trace, version control, compilers, and linkers)
Analyzing firmware defects, identifying root cause, and implementing corrective actions
Experience of working on complex algorithms and data structures
Excellent analytical skills
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering with 5 or more years of development experience

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of storage domain, NAND and Flash Translation Layer would be preferred
Hands on experience on Bug Reporting Tools like JIRA, Source Control Tools like GIT
Good Verbal and Written Communication
Knowledge on some scripting language like Python will be helpful

Soft Skills:
Mindset towards delivering the Highest Quality product to the customer
Proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment
A proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team

Additional Information

Because Western Digital thrives on the power of diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect, and contribution, we are committed to giving every qualified applicant and employee an equal opportunity. Western Digital does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on their protected class status and complies with all federal and state laws against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.

Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
Winner of
Top 100 Asia
Finalist at SiTF Awards 2014 under the category Best Social & Community Product
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
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