Launch Sr. Engineer, Product Design Engineering

Western Digital Corp Milpitas , CA 95035

Posted 3 days ago

Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

We create environments for you to thrive. The growing diversity of data creates an exponential amount of new possibilities - for the world, our company and you. You'll be part of a team driving the innovations necessary to outpace new demands and challenges everywhere data lives, from sensors to mobile devices to the cloud. We've only started to scratch the surface of what data can do. You can help unlock its full potential.

We are seeking highly motivated students to be a part of our Launch program. These full-time paid roles are designed to jump start your career, offering on-the-job and supplemental training and a robust mentorship program. You get to work alongside the brightest minds in the industry to drive the innovation necessary to outpace new demands and challenges created by data.


This position is responsible for the development and manufacturability of NAND memory products within the Embedded and Integrated Systems group.


  • Create the test strategy for new products based on customer requirements, engineering specifications, and device characteristics.

  • Analysis of memory and system level test fallout to drive yield improvement.

  • Work across various functional groups such as design, device, firmware and fab to find the root cause and corrective action for failures found during qualification or RMA.

  • Drive cost reduction activities.

  • Engage with global manufacturing teams to ensure a smooth product launch to various customers.

  • Creating technical specification and reports


  • Current student, pursuing a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field and graduating between December 2019 and June 2020

  • Basic understanding of digital circuits, silicon fabrication, and semiconductor device physics

  • Basic understanding of statistics

  • Must have experience programming using languages such as C, Java, Python, or similar

  • Experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers

  • Ability to analyze problems and work independently as required

  • Ability to achieve results in a fast moving, dynamic environment

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines


The future. It's on you. You & Western Digital.

We've been storing the world's data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we're helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.

But we can't do it alone. Today's exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data.

Western Digital data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person's gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Western Digital participates in the E-Verify program in the US. For more information click here. Este empleador participa in E-Verify.

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Launch Sr. Engineer, Product Design Engineering

Western Digital Corp