Staff Engineer, Software Development Engineering

  • Amphoe Si Maha Phot, PRACHIN BURI, Thailand
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Development Engineering
  • Work Location: Prachin Buri--LOC_HGST_2THBS

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

Software Development Engineering


  • Take the lead in defining Software Architecture and System Architecture for Automated HSA/HDD Assembly system.
  • Take the lead in HSA/HDD Assembly Machine Control Software: Design, Code, and Test review process.
  • Interact with HDD Assembly Machine including Robotics, Vision system and Sensing devices.
  • Coaching junior engineer and manage priority for software development task to support manufacturing requirement.
  • Generate and maintain the following software at the control level:
  • The different generations of Assembly Machines.
  • The different generations of WD Software Framework
  • Others as may be assigned.
  • Generate and maintain appropriate technical documentation:
  • Software Release notices.
  • Specifications.
  • Others as may be assigned.
  • Validate and Test software releases
  • Execute experiments, analysis the data, sharing result to cross function team
  • Work together with Process and other teams to improve yield, process, downtime & scrap
  • Maintain effective communications with the technical staff.
  • Guide and be the technical resource for the junior staff.
  • Comply with 6S activity to ensure working area is good housekeeping.
  • Comply with EH&S policy to ensure all workforce safety and sustain good environment.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer engineering/Electrical/Mechatronics/Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years of experience related to Automation, Robotics, I/O Programming, Image Processing and Database communication protocol


  • OOP Programing, UML Design
  • Windows, Linux, RTO
  • SPC based machine controls
  • PLC (Beckhoff, Keyence, Mitsubishi); vision, robotics and HMI systems programming
  • Arduino devices and programming
  • Interface, communication and controller integration for PC/PLC based automation systems, I/O controllers, bus interfaces, Frame Grabbers, Device Net, A to D, TCP/IP and serial communication devices. 


  • Able to use OOP, PLC and HMI system programming for product qualification/ prototype/automation system
  • Able to track data, analyze and solve the problems on program to perform corrective actions to meet customers’ requirements accordingly.
  • Good command in English is an advantage

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.