Senior Engineer, Applications Engineering

  • Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Applications Engineering
  • Work Location: KL COE Office--LOC_WDT_KL COE
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below

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

With the greatest growth in the cHDD market segment, the Applications team for Smart Video Recording (SVR) needs ambitious qualified individuals that are eager to commit to learning and working with the latest applications for surveillance recording. These individuals will be key for Western Digital to learn the newest technologies and system capabilities such as Artificial Intelligence, environmentally triggered recording and other recording possibilities that are being developed and launched by strategic surveillance customers around the world.

The SVR applications team is an internal Western Digital team that is focused on these specific customers and their applications worldwide and work directly with multiple Engineering teams to identify opportunities for performance enablers for these current and future technologies.


  • Support system setup, testing, failure analysis and debugging.
  • Configure and capture SATA bus traces on the end user system.
  • Analysis and understand the workload and application of the end user system.
  • Optimize the performance and functionality of the Western Digital device in the end user application.
  • Participate in communications with internal teams as well as external including customers.



  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Experience in setting up NAS, CCTV, or any test system
  • Ability to manage projects and tasks to deliver deadlines and commitments.
  • Knowledge in computer hardware and OS (Windows, Linux)
  • Knowledge in software programming (C, C++, Java, or Python).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Skills :

  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in relevant field. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Able to work under pressure for quick resolution and delivery.
  • Able to work in a team or independently.
  • Experience in the use of bus analyser and firmware debugging tools is a plus.
  • Experience in server and network debugging is a plus
  • Knowledge in SAS, SATA, and USB interface

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.