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Senior JavaScript Engineer

Location: Redwood City, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037690


Western Digital

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

As a senior JavaScript engineer, you will help lead and mentor a team that owns a suite of applications built with web technologies, including desktop apps and responsive, universal JavaScript web apps. You will work closely with product leaders, designers and service engineers to create engaging, technically excellent solutions for our customers. If you’re self-motivated, independent, detail-oriented, and passionate about user experience, we want you.



  • Own the full stack of our universal JavaScript applications
  • Build robust web and desktop applications
  • Implement new UI features from initial design through delivery
  • Work with users, product management, and designers to define what they want, what they need and what can be delivered
  • Continuously learn and master the latest industry standards and technology
  • Relentlessly pursue the creation of better experiences for our customers
  • 5+ years of browser development and 1+ years of Node.js experience.
  • Deep experience with React and Redux
  • Expert-level browser skills and API knowledge (browser storage, DOM, cross-browser support, CSS, HTML5)
  • Fanatical about JavaScript, capable of coding custom solutions rather than relying on frameworks
  • Experience writing unit tests and using code quality tools
  • Competent with Node.js and full-stack, universal JavaScript
  • Capable of tuning perceived and actual loading performance in browsers.
  • Experience delivering a React Native application to real end users in production.



Located in beautiful, downtown Redwood City, next to Caltrain.


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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