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Principal Engineer, Failure Analysis Engineering

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-9999036503


Western Digital

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  • Perform failure analysis on SanDisk CSS/Apple product lines, interacting with many groups including memory, firmware, systems, ASIC, etc.
  • Become a contributing member in the failure analysis of our SanDisk CSS/Apple product lines and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluates the electrical and mechanical characteristics of systems and/or integrated circuits, components, sub-components and systems to determine the cause of failure, including the verification of analog and digital performance
  • Analyzes failure reports and recommends corrective action.
  • Develops methods, processes, procedures and equipment that will improve the failure analysis process and/or reduce failures.    
  • Have deep knowledge and hands-on experience of FW and system architecture of SSD drives
  • Able to demonstrate leadership and team player skills.



EE/CE/CS background with experience in embedded and SSD systems is a plus.


At the forefront of flash memory storage, industry-leading SanDisk-branded integrated and embedded solutions deliver the possibilities of data for data centers and mobile devices, enabling fast and reliable data access.  SanDisk, WD, HGST and G-Technology brands position Western Digital as the world’s largest data storage company and flash memory leader.

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