Software Engineer, Servo Test Tools

Western Digital Corp San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 months ago

Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

As the role of a Software Engineer, Servo Test Tools, you will be developing, testing, deploying and maintaining existing software solutions to support Western Digital's hard disk drive storage products. Most of these software solutions will include software tools for Windows and Linux client environments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for designing, implementing, testing & maintaining software applications for hard disk drive engineers to use for directed device-level test & characterization.

  • Adds new features and enhances existing features to support new application development.

  • Contribute to software application design, integration, test and failure analysis activities related to disk drive servo-mechanical systems.

  • Work collaboratively & communicate effectively with remote & geographically distributed technical teams to plan and develop improvements across various software components.

  • Help to diagnose and resolve problems related to custom applications, operating system, device drivers, device firmware and test automation infrastructure.

  • Develop utilities to automate operational tasks and remediate known issues.

  • Create and maintain detailed engineering documentation, application specifications and internal user guides.

REQUIRED:

  • BS CS, Computer Engineering or EE with 2+ years experience in client application software development or

MS or PhD CS, Computer Engineering or EE with 0+ years experience in client application software development or

Demonstrated expertise with C/C++, related compilers and development environments (MS Visual Studio, Eclipse, gcc)

  • Mastery of object-oriented programming concepts

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and competency with Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Familiarity with Mathworks Matlab

  • Familiarity with revision control & defect tracking utilities (SVN, git, Jira, Bitbucket)

  • Familiarity with wikis (Confluence)

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced lean-agile team environment

PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of Tcl/Tk, Python, Perl, PHP, HTML, CSS, Java

  • Additional applicable skills and/or languages include knowledge of databases (MySQL, No-SQL), XML, statistics, signal processing

  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tool chains (Ansible, Docker, Artifactory, Jenkins) in a DevOps environment considered to be a plus

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs, Node.js, backbone.js, NPM libraries, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka, R, Tableau considered to be a plus

  • Additional applicable experience with analytics, storage peripherals or related embedded systems is preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL

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.

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