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Director Product Engineering

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Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037692


Western Digital®


We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.


Role leading the development of new Yield Management Systems for Western Digital flash products manufacturing and Product Engineering teams. You will be leading development teams in Milpitas and Bangalore while providing tools to factory and development teams in the US, India, China, Malaysia, and Japan.  This is a high visibility position at a company that is highly committed to data, you will have a significant impact directly contributing to company profitability and success.
  • 5+ years’ experience leading teams developing yield management solutions in a manufacturing environment, ideally semiconductors.
  • Must be able to set a strategic direction and align teams to follow.
  • Familiarity with Hadoop ecosystem, statistical tools, data warehousing, data platforms, software development best practices and recent trends in analytics. 
  • Exposure to Fast Data a strong plus.  
  • Proven ability to create change across organizations, define architectures, hit deadlines, recruit, inspire teams, and work in a dynamic and diverse global organization.  
  • Excellent communication skills essential.  
  • Up to 20% travel.
Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.  
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.
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