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Senior Manager, HDD Firmware and Tools

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Location: Rochester, MN, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000038657


Position Description:
  • Direct line manager of Firmware Process & Tools team within FW Quality, in HDD FW Engineering. Current team composition is 12 FW/SW Engineers, one Launch employee, 1 Ramp employee (coop), and 4 contractors, with dotted line responsibility for additional engineers in Bangalore
  • Functional areas of responsibility include the Niagara  HDD and SSD test/test dev tool, and Dev Workflow Tools such as HDD FW such as Jira development and administration, Release Workflow Manager and Code review tools.
  • Areas of participation also include FW process documentation and FW build infrastructure support
  • LI-SS1

  • BS + 7-10 / MS +5 years with relevant line management or supervisory experience
  • Experience in a storage products business highly preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of Firmware/Software development tools and processes, including traditional waterfall and agile processes
  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills, including down, up and cross functionally.  Building and maintaining good collaborative relationships is a must, and must encompass stakeholders local to Rochester as well as in many other Western Digital locations around the globe
  • Exceptional multitasking capability
  • Able to support occasional meetings in APAC time zones