Western Digital India Team represents Engineering R&D, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Strategy, Business Functions and Communications. We have a large R&D presence in Bengaluru and sales offices across the country.

WD Bangalore is a Center of Excellence and within R&D, our team is focused on engineering of enterprise Hard Disk Drives. It is a growing team that has been responsible for key enterprise products and has been instrumental in design, development of next generation architecture and products.

Job Description


Participate in firmware development which is done in embedded C++ on multiple environments using latest standards C++14/17: FPGA, Simulator, eHDD (Enterprise Hard Disk Drive) product.

We use SAFe(Scale Agile Framework for enterprise) for our software development. Participate in SCRUM/Agile processes.

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/datacenter HDD. This includes innovation, design, implementation and debug of data structures, software algorithms, data path, driversneeded for our large and complex software environment.

Deliver on cutting-edge storage products with interfaces like SAS, SATA, PCIe.

Work with cross functional teams to develop HDD products.

Self-motivated to work both unsupervised and as part of an agile team. Collaborate to develop self and others within group.

Understand end to end product lifecycle.



Bachelors +1 yrs experience in CS, CE, EE, EC or equivalent required.

Strong knowledge in C/C++, Object oriented programming, Data Structure, Algorithms, Multi-threaded programming, STL, Templates, Design Pattern.

Proven experience as a software designer.

Demonstrated ability to rapidly learn new technologies, complex code and developing system, architecture view.

Strong aptitude and penchant for problem solving, algorithm design, system design, and complexity analysis skills.

You are comfortable and enjoy working with dynamic and ever evolving environments.

Technical mindset with great attention to detail and an ever positive, can-do attitude.

Demonstrate use of out-of-box thinking for creative solutions to highly sticky problems.

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.


Familiarity with micro-controller architecture (ARM or ARC), embedded systems.

Previous RTOS experience. (e.g. uCOS/ThreadX/MQX/VxWorks/Embedded Linux).

Knowledge and experience in the use of bus analyzers, JTAG, emulators and other firmware debugging tools