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Intern - Firmware Engineer

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Western Digital


2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Los Angeles

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Off-cycle Internship

Software Engineering, Engineering•Los Angeles


  • At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.


  • Required:
  • Bachelors or Master in CS, CE, EE, EC or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 8.0 GPA
  • Strong knowledge in C/C++, Object oriented programming, Data Structure, Algorithms,
  • Strong aptitude and penchant for problem solving, algorithm design, system design, and complexity analysis skills.
  • You have ability to rapidly learn new technologies, complex code and develop system view.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • You'll be a fun and enthusiastic teammate who enjoys a challenge and celebrates success.An ever positive, can-do attitude.
  • Interest in storage technologies (HDD, Flash, nonvolatile memory) that is the backbone and lifeline of all the technologies (Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Cloud, Autonomous driving, Social Media, Streaming and entertainment, E-Commerce etc)
  • Preferred:
  • Familiarity with micro-controller architecture (ARM or ARC), embedded systems.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Develop firmware using C/C++ in multiple environments using the latest standards: FPGA, Simulator, for NAND/eSSD (Enterprise Solid State Drive) products.
  • Follow Agile methodologies in development.
  • Create design documents pertinent to the various phases of firmware development.
  • You'll be on a scrum team responsible for full-stack embedded firmware development for enterprise products. This includes innovation, design, implementation, and debugging of the data path, software algorithms, data structures, drivers needed for our large and complex software environment.
  • Deliver cutting-edge storage products with interfaces like SAS, SATA, PCIe.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop SSD products.
  • Self-motivated to work both unsupervised and as part of an agile team. Collaborate to develop self and others within the group.
  • Understand end-to-end product lifecycle.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles