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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the design and development of new or existing firmware for HDD products in the areas of controller functionality such as performance tuning, interface & media management, and others.
* Architect, design, implement, validate, and maintain controller firmware components to support products using best-practice firmware development methodologies * Participate in design meetings, test planning sessions, and code reviews to provide guidance and constructive feedback to ensure quality of firmware * Lead technical projects related to controller firmware development with solid understanding of both technical and business processes * Provide input on technical strategy * Collaborate with and sometimes lead other cross functional teams to derive innovative quality firmware solutions * Mentor and support junior team members with technical guidance
* BS with 5+ yrs. of experience in related field, MS with 3+ yrs. of experience in related field, or PhD with 1+ yrs. of experience in related field * Works under general direction, receiving only general instructions on new work * Ability to evaluate and interpret complex engineering data generated by internal departments or external customers * Experience with real-time embedded system * Fluency with programming languages such as C/C++ * Bonus (not required): knowledge/experience with interface bus analyzers, SATA/SAS, script languages such as Python, usage of MatLab
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Western Digital Corporation (WD) is a computer data storage company providing cost-effective solutions for the collection, management, protection and use of digital information.