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Senior Technologist Simulation Software

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027214


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adopt, and when necessary, develop tools and code required to provide detail oriented models and simulations of large, complex compute, network, and storage systems
  • Provide insights into simulation and modeling architecture and design choices
  • Keep current with and act as primary point of contact for the group in regards to all internal Western Digital simulation and modeling tools


  • Familiarity with, and perhaps working experience with hyper-scale concepts like SDS, SDN, containers, etc.
  • Engineering experience in build and release technology
  • Engineering experience in automated test
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Take the initiative to identify problems before they impact the project.
  • Detail-oriented with emphasis on software best practices and improving such practices iteratively.

Education and/or experience

  • B.S. with 15+ years experience or M.S. with 13+ years experience or PhD. with 10+ years experience


Specific Knowledge

  • Experience in build and release technology for a variety of platforms
  • Experience in development and processes for automated test deployment and execution
  • C, C++, MPI, Java, Python, R, matlab
  • Experience with device level view of storage devices and software defined networking a plus