Staff Firmware Engineer

  • 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

  • Develop validation strategy including test methodology for embedded flash firmware.
  • Innovative approach for building the best in class tests packages for validating the firmware.
  • Effective and Efficient - Analysis, design, program, debug and modification of test software and Firmware .
  • Failure analysis to find the root cause of failure and the solution.
  • Review testing requirements and influence future SanDisk product design for debug and test.
  • Interface with stakeholders to ensure firmware verification meets product expectations and needs.
  • Achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment.
  • Continuously improve the existing processes and systems to keep them up to date with the customer needs and industry trends.



  • Minimum 6+ years in  Storage or Embedded industry segments 
  • Experience in Firmware validation, Test development, White box testing and debugging.
  • Experience in programming  - Python (must) C, C++, Perl.
  • Knowledge of SSD Firmware Architecture and experience in SATA/SAS/NVMe/PCIe protocols.
  • Experience in doing failure analysis with respect to reproducing and root causing the issues
  • Knowledge of IO tools , Protocol analyzers, Debugging tools  
  • Understand Software development Life Cycle.
  • Knowledge of system architecture. 
  • BE/ B.Tech, ME/ M.Tech

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.