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Platform Development Engineer

Company: Western Digital
Location: Irvine
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionThe future. It's on you. You & Western Digital.We've been storing the world's data for more than 50 years. Once, it 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 governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.But we can't do it alone. Today's exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It's You & Us. Together, we're the next big thing in data.Western Digital - data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology---, HGST, SanDisk -, Tegile---, Upthere---, and WD - brands.Job DescriptionWe're on the look out for dynamic, experienced tech enthusiasts to join our NAS OS Platform Engineering Team. If you consider yourself to be a team player who is pro-active, takes initiative, handles responsibilities, is a good communicator, listener and collaborator who wants to be part of a diverse and skilled team, we would love to hear from you.As a Platform software engineer on our team, you will

  • Design, Architect and Code based on functional and technical requirements, for the NAS OS Platform.
  • Keep product security, scalability, stability, maintainability performance at the center of development
  • Support, collaborate and mentor a talented team of engineers.
  • Test, debug, review and maintain software to ensure quality and stability of the code.
  • Create documentation, presentations and training material.
  • Be a strong team player, self-driven, able to learn new technologies and apply them to the product.
  • Engage with requirement owners and other stakeholders.Qualifications
    • 5 to 7 years of hands on experience in developing embedded systems
    • Expertise in any one of the popular programming languages such as, C, C++, Rust, Python
    • Knowledge of Rust programming language is a plus
    • Experience with arm & x86 hardware architectures and designing embedded systems with HDDs and SSDs is highly preferred
    • Knowledge of Linux Kernel and Linux distros like Debian & Yocto
    • Experience with RAID & filesystems like EXT4, NTFS, HFS+, SMB is a plus
    • Past experience in delivering robust, high-performance and secure solutions
    • Strong computer science fundamentals such as operating systems, multi-threading, inter process communication (IPC), networking etc.
    • Strong experience in developing products with Open Source Software Integration.
    • Experience in developing solutions that take security, analytics and automation testing into consideration
    • Working knowledge of HTTP, Web apps and cloud
    • Experience in Docker framework internals & Linux Containers is a plusAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Because Western Digital thrives on the power of diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect, and contribution, we are committed to giving every qualified applicant and employee an equal opportunity. Western Digital does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on their protected class status and complies with all federal and state laws against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as the laws and regulations set forth in the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster.Part of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace includes ensuring that all qualified applicants and employees are provided equal consideration for any available opportunity. Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with a disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation, email us at Careers.Accommodations@WDC.com. 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.Compensation & Benefits Details
      • An employee's pay position within the salary range may be based on several factors including but not limited to (1) relevant education; qualifications; certifications; and experience; (2) skills, ability, knowledge of the job; (3) performance, contribution and results; (4) geographic location; (5) shift; (6) internal and external equity; and (7) business and organizational needs.
      • The salary range is what we believe to be the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado or remote jobs that can be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.
      • You will also be eligible to participate in Western Digital's Short-Term Incentive (STI) Plan and to receive equity awards under our annual Long-Term Incentive (LTI) program, which consists of restricted stock units (RSUs), pursuant to the terms of these programs. RSU awards are also available to eligible new hires, subject to Western Digital's Standard Terms and Conditions for Restricted Stock Unit Awards.
      • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid vacation time; paid sick leave; medical/dental/vision insurance; life, accident and disability insurance; tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts; employee assistance program; other voluntary benefit programs such as supplemental life and AD&D, legal plan, pet insurance, critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity; tuition reimbursement; transit; the Virgin Pulse Program; the Applause Program, employee stock purchase plan, and the Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan.
      • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.Compensation & Benefits Details
        • An employee's pay position within the salary range may be based on several factors including but not limited to (1) relevant education; qualifications; certifications; and experience; (2) skills, ability, knowledge of the job; (3) performance, contribution and results; (4) geographic location; (5) shift; (6) internal and external equity; and (7) business and organizational needs.
        • The salary range is what we believe to be the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado or remote jobs that can be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.
        • You will also be eligible to participate in Western Digital's Short-Term Incentive (STI) Plan and to receive equity awards under our annual Long-Term Incentive (LTI) program, which consists of restricted stock units (RSUs), pursuant to the terms of these programs. RSU awards are also available to eligible new hires, subject to Western Digital's Standard Terms and Conditions for Restricted Stock Unit Awards.
        • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid vacation time; paid sick leave; medical/dental/vision insurance; life, accident and disability insurance; tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts; employee assistance program; other voluntary benefit programs such as supplemental life and AD&D, legal plan, pet insurance, critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity; tuition reimbursement; transit; the Virgin Pulse Program; the Applause Program, employee stock purchase plan, and the Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan.
        • Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Keywords: Western Digital, Irvine , Platform Development Engineer, Engineering , Irvine, California

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