• Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Firmware Engineering
  • Work Location: Bangalore PTP Office (IBP)--LOC_WDT_IBP

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

Company Profile:

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.

Innovating at the Boundaries of Technology: Whether in your pocket, home, car, or the cloud, its likely

Western Digital is with you every step of the way. It's a responsibility we don't take lightly. That's why we are

always at the cusp of innovation, pushing the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once

impossible, possible.

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible. The next big thing in data is you! Shape the future

& define what's possible. Come shape the future with us. For more information about us, please visit us at

In this position, the individual will be responsible for following responsibilities:

• Designing, implementing, debugging firmware for the next generationof Enterprise SSDs

• HW Interface drivers, algorithmdesignand implementation

• Customer Vendor Unique commands, unit level bench testing

• Contribute to the SSD firmware andplay a significant role in delivering next generation Enterprise SSDs to market

• Work with the firmware Architects, ASIC and flash media teams on a daily basis

• Design and implement firmware algorithms needed to achieve best in class performance goals

• Typically, programsin high level languages (C)

• Reporting the status of the project executionon a regular basis to senior management

• Develop characterization and evaluationprograms for new products

• Support failure analysis on test systems


• Requires BE/BTech degree or equivalent or higher.

• Embedded C/C++ and assembly language experience required

• Must have strong problem-solving skills; experience using logic and protocol analyzers is preferred

• Having experience with FTL and NAND flash or protocols like PCIe-NVMe/SATA/SAS is highly desirable.

• The ideal individualmust have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.

• Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work wellwith people.

• Proven desire to work as a team member, both on the same team and outside of the team.

• Ability to work effectively cross-functionally.

• Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

• Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

• Prior experience of Architecture/design/Bring up on new generation SOC/ASIC will be definite plus.

• Deep understanding of Storage Stack/Data path is desirable.

• Experience of havingdelivered " End to End Storage Stack" on Leading Edge/NEW hardware will be preferable.


Legal Disclaimer

WD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: WD is committed

to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work

environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at WD are based on business needs,

job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age,

disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, family,

parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


Additional Information

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.