Principal Engineer, Firmware Engineering

  • Seoul, Korea, republic of
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Firmware Engineering
  • Work Location: Seoul Office--LOC_WDT_KR1101

Company Description

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

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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 can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re 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

This position needs to understand NAND and FTL experience that has deepened into intuition and highly skilled at bringing up new products. Knowledge of error correction codes, statistics, variability, probability, design of experiments.
In this position, the individual will perform programming / implementing SSD firmware in C / C++ / Python language, debugging issues and problems coupled with RTOS, SATA and NVMe/PCIe protocol and NAND interface. The individual analyzes, designs, programs, debugs and modifies SSD firmware. Troubleshoots code for firmware (IC embedded code) applications. Work often involves analog and digital hardware and software operating systems. Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design. Typically programs in machine language, assembly language and high level languages (e.g., C, C++, Python). 

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.