Manager/Senior Manager, Memory Technology Solutions

  • Full-time
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below
  • Business Function: Product Design Engineering
  • Work Location: Penang SDSM Office--LOC_SNDK_Seberang Perai Office

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

·         Define Memory Reliability Specifications for 3D NAND based on customer requirements.
·         Develop memory qualification plan, reliability characterization plan and check points, implement the reliability test, deliver qualification and reliability report with risk assessment, ensure the new products meet the customer’s reliability requirements;
·         Study new technology product trim/FAB process/Test/Package changes to understand the potential risk against customer requirements and figure out mitigation plan;
·         Perform failure analysis, co-work with design, device, product, and testing teams to figure out root cause and corrective actions to resolve issues observed;
·         Develop Data Analysis/Automation scripts compatible with our data platforms for analysis.
·         Demonstrate right mindset and leadership in advocating the principle of local ownership and global accountability.


·         Experience as a technical lead or experience in working with cross-functional team is a must. 
·         Experience on memory reliability test plan, test method and test program development, execution, data crunch, data analysis, report generation, failure analysis and countermeasure development;
·         Strong understanding of NAND reliability test mechanism, typical failure phenomenon and reliability test spec/procedure defined by JEDEC;
·         Basic programming skills: C++, Python, Perl.
·         The ideal individual must have proven ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic and limited resource environment.
·         Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal), planning, organizational and problem-solving skills.
·         Knowledge and understanding of business unit strategic goals is a plus.

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.

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