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Staff Engineer, Test Engineering

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000039458


Staff Engineer, Test Engineering

Requisition No: JR-0000039458
Location: Batu Kawan, Penang

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


  • Architect, design, develop & support frameworks, systems, software and tools for test process software automation, MES/SFC system enhancements, manufacturing parametric informational dashboards & process efficiency initiatives.
  • Architect, design, develop & support instruments, jigs, fixtures and robotic arm systems for test process hardware automation.
  • Consistently initiate improvement plans to existing platforms, systems and processes.
  • Co-ordinate & execute projects throughout SDLC, beginning from gathering of requirements right up to maintenance of systems. 
  • Troubleshoot systems and tools to assist in identification of root causes & corrective actions to enhance process and product quality.
  • Provide periodic updates on projects & tasks to stakeholders & team members.
  • Provide training and technical support to Product & Test Engineering teams on innovative solutions.
  • Documents all technical, user or other instructional manual that facilitates the use and maintenance of systems and tools developed.




  • 5 years’ work experience in electronics manufacturing field.
  • Experienced with computer hardware architecture.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Windows & Linux Operating System.
  • Good working knowledge in programming languages: Microsoft Visual C#, VB, ASPX, JavaScript, Python scripting &
  • PLCs.
  • Good working knowledge in SOAP, Web APIs, XML, JSON, MES/SFC, ETL processes and SECS/GEM tools.
  • Good working knowledge on database platforms, MSSQL, PL/SQL, MySQL & Oracle
  • SSD work experience is a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Leadership and mentoring.




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.