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Intern, Hardware Development Engineering

Western Digital

Intern, Hardware Development Engineering

Irvine, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    The Hardware Validation team is responsible for validation of technology and products with no down-steam failures. You will work with the design and firmware teams to ensure new hardware features are correctly implemented and determine root cause for hardware failures.

  • Qualifications


    • Current student graduating in May-June 2024, pursuing a BS in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field; educational emphasis on embedded systems is a plus
    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
    • Strong technical skills in area of study
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong team player who can collaborate with colleagues
    • Interest in Solid State drive development
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Software testing background with experience developing automated test script and experience with test development, test plan creation, and developing automation software is strongly desired
    • This is a 4-month internship position in Irvine, CA

    Additional Information

    Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their 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 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 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.


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