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Summer Intern for Irvine SSD FW team

Western Digital

Summer Intern for Irvine SSD FW team

Irvine, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    Qualified candidate will join an Industry-leading team to develop SSDs, and will work in close collaboration with other engineers in order to deliver new firmware features, tests, and hardware setups.

    • Implementation of tool and scripts for NVMe features for next-Gen SSDs
    • Develop for products adhering to NVMe and PCIe standards
    • Work directly with hardware and microcontrollers
  • Qualifications


    • Current student, pursuing a Bachelors in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or any related field
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills - Strong technical skills in area of study Interest in HDD, flash, semiconductor, components, nonvolatile memory industry
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to work as individual contributor or as part of a team
    • Scripting languages (Perl, python, TCL, etc.), other code developing languages (C,C++,etc.).
    • Any experience planning tests and/or executing tests and/or developing test cases
    • Knowledge of Embedded Systems and RTOS

    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.

    Based on our experience, we anticipate that the application deadline will be 05/07/2024 although we reserve the right to close the application process sooner if we hire an applicant for this position before the application deadline. If we are not able to hire someone from this role before the application deadline, we will update this posting with a new anticipated application deadline


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