Principal Engineer, Failure Analysis Engineering in Milpitas, CA

Western Digital Technologies   •  

Milpitas, CA 95035

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago


  • Perform failure analysis on Western Digital eSSD products while interacting with many engineering groups such as memory, firmware, systems, ASIC, etc.
  • Become a contributing member in the failure analysis of our Western Digital eSSD products to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate the electrical and mechanical characteristics of systems, integrated circuits, components, and sub-components to determine the cause of failure including the verification of analog and digital performance.
  • Analyze failure reports and recommend corrective actions.
  • Develop methods, processes, procedures and equipment that will enhance the failure analysis process and/or reduce failures.
  • Deep knowledge and hands-on experience of SSD system architecture, including DDR DRAM sub-system and power control circuitry.
  • SAS or NVMe protocol experience preferred.
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and teamwork skills.


  • BS degree in EE/CE/CS or related field required; MS degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in SSD systems.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12