Technologist, Firmware Engineering – Western Digital Careers


In this role, you will be joining the Firmware Development team and be responsible for designing, implementing, testing and supporting security firmware for current and future storage products with various host interfaces.

The primary firmware development environment is C/C++ with Windows and Linux-based development tools. Debugging involves use of typical lab equipment such as logic analyzers, bus analyzers, debuggers, and scopes. 

The ideal candidate will have a BS and/or MS degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, with a focus on coding firmware in C/C++. Excellent communication skills are required to interface within the team, outside the team across various disciplines, and with external customers. The successful candidate will work in a small, fast-paced, multi-site team. Strong teamwork and proactive communication are fundamental to success. 


  • Extensive C/C++ firmware development background in an embedded system environment
  • Strong knowledge of structured code development methods and debug techniques
  • Knowledge of security, cryptographic algorithms, and/or TCG specifications
  • Experience with ARM architecture
  • Ability to solve problems as part of multi-site organization and cross functional team
  • Ability to meet and communicate with internal development and test teams and customers to understand problems and develop solutions
  • Ability to provide accurate and timely scheduling and resource information to team leads and managers, and meet scheduled commitments


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