Engineer, Test Engineering

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Python SQL Java C++

Job Description

Company Description

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.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

We're seeking a driven individual to bring new products to market in a dynamic environment. Test engineer is required to drive High-Volume Manufacturing (HVM) Test Excellence in collaboration with operations. Key responsibilities are as below:

  • Optimize Test Strategies: Execute comprehensive test plans, balancing test time, yield, and quality to achieve aggressive goals in high-volume manufacturing environments. Conduct troubleshooting, validation, and continuous improvement on given products.
  • Execute and Collaborate on Engineering Solutions: Assist and execute implementation of innovative engineering solutions to meet project requirements. Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure project success.
  • Support Innovation and Cost Efficiency: Partner with cross-functional teams to seamlessly integrate cutting-edge testing technologies and elevate existing practices. Execute and support the adoption of cost-saving solutions like Test Time Reduction (TTR) and new test platform enablement, driving CAPEX reduction through innovative test strategies.
  • Technical Expertise and Support: Provide technical support in electrical failure analysis for internal and external stakeholders. Address issues related to RMAs, production, reliability, and DPPM (Defects Per Million Parts) improvement.
  • Technical Communication and Documentation: Develop and deliver clear, concise technical reports and documentation, including electrical failure analysis work instructions, test equipment guidelines, test reports, and specifications.
  • NPI (New Product Introduction) Support: Actively participate in NPI projects, ensuring a smooth transfer of test technology from the mother site to mass production.
  • Knowledge Sharing and Mentorship: Conduct technical training sessions for technicians, fostering knowledge transfer and team development.



  • Degree or master’s in electrical & electronic Engineering, with min 1 year experience in semiconductor product or test engineering.
  • Proficient in problem solving methodologies (FMEA, DMAIC, Fish bone diagram), SPC/SBL/SYL and familiar with Flip Chip technology.
  • Basic of Non-Volatile Memory and DC/functional testing methods are added advantage
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think critically.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented and capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experienced using ATE for testing is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a dynamic environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results
  • Good Python, SQL, C++ and Java skill is an added advantage.
  • Experience in handling automotive product lines and achieving VDA certification is a plus.
  • New College Graduate is encouraged to apply for this entry position.

Additional Information

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

NOTICE TO CANDIDATES: Western Digital has received reports of scams where a payment is requested on Western Digital’s behalf as a condition for receiving an offer of employment. Please be aware that Western Digital and its subsidiaries will never request payment as a condition for applying for a position or receiving an offer of employment. Should you encounter any such requests, please report it immediately to [email protected].

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