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Intern, Firmware and Software Engineering

Western Digital

Intern, Firmware and Software Engineering

Irvine, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    • Develop firmware using C/C++ in multiple environments using the latest standards: FPGA, Simulator, for NAND/eSSD (Enterprise Solid State Drive) products.
    • Develop software using various languages and platforms
    • Work with cross-functional teams to develop SSD products.
    • Self-motivated to work both unsupervised and as part of an agile team. Collaborate to develop self and others within the group.
    • Understand end-to-end product lifecycle.
  • Qualifications


    • Working toward a Bachelors or Master in CS, CE, EE, EC or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 8.0 GPA
    • Strong knowledge in C/C++, Object oriented programming, Data Structure, Algorithms,
    • Strong aptitude and penchant for problem solving, algorithm design, system design, and complexity analysis skills.
    • You have ability to rapidly learn new technologies, complex code and develop system view.
    • You have excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
    • You'll be a fun and enthusiastic teammate who enjoys a challenge and celebrates success.An ever positive, can-do attitude.
    • Interest in storage technologies (HDD, Flash, nonvolatile memory) that is the backbone and lifeline of all the technologies (Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Machine Learning (ML), Cloud, Autonomous driving, Social Media, Streaming and entertainment, E-Commerce etc)

    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    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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