Senior Engineer, Software Development Engineering

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Python .NET C# XML JSON C Linux Java play Factory C++

Job Description

Job Description

Are you eager to play a pivotal role in shaping the Next Gen Smart & Sustainable Factory powering the manufacturing of data storage products? Join our team as a Next-Gen Hard-Disk Drive (HDD) Automation Engineer and be a trailblazer in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) within the HDD Industry where you can make a difference. This is your chance to lead the programming of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) in a way that revolutionizes HDD manufacturing and captivates the imagination of the Gen-Z workforce.


Your Role in the 4IR-driven HDD Revolution:

  • Innovate the HDD Landscape: Dive into the complete software lifecycle, spanning design, coding, validation, and debugging. Your programming expertise will pave the way for groundbreaking backend tester and automation applications, driving efficiency, precision, cost improvement and quality in HDD manufacturing.
  • Engineer Tomorrowโ€™s HDD Solutions: Be at the forefront of 4IR projects that demand your engineering support for the development of advanced testers and automation tools. As a Next-Gen HDD Tester and Automation Engineer, you might find yourself traveling globally to implement these transformative solutions.
  • Defining Failure for Success: Analyze and decode tester & automation related failures, offering innovative solutions that accelerate progress. Your analytical mindset will fuel the evolution of HDD manufacturing processes.
  • Multidimensional Contributions: Embrace the dynamic nature of the 4IR by engaging in diverse tasks and assignments, contributing to the ongoing revolution of HDD technology.
  • Autonomy and Excellence: Operate independently while embodying the principles of the 4IR. Your contributions will set new benchmarks for HDD manufacturing and automation.
  • Leadership for 4IR Change: Step into potential leadership roles and harmonize efforts across cross-functional teams, steering the course of the HDD industry's 4IR transformation.



  • Bachelorโ€™s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Robotic Automation Engineering or Software Development related field.
  • Minimum 5 - 8 years of recent experience working in programming or related field.
  • Knowledge and analytical skill in C/C++, Python and Java programming language is a must
  • Good in English communication and writing


  • Advanced skills in Visual C++ .Net, C#, Java, Python, XML and JSON
  • Manufacturing/production experiences
  • With some mechanical/electronic & electrical background
  • Machin learning, Linux & web development (Backend/Front-end) experience will be an advantage.


  • Effectively present information, ideas, perspective to peers, team members, and managers and respond to questions.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret documents such as technical reports, instructions, and procedures
  • Write technical reports and documentation with clear, concise information in English
  • Work, collaborate, and communicate effectively in team environment to achieve common goals and results, contributing to effectiveness of the team
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external co-workers.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively multi-task and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to make clear, logical decisions based on facts, taking into consideration the big picture, long and short term effects, and exercising sound judgment when handling complaints, confidential and sensitive issues
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver consistent positive results through influencing, coordinating and managing the efforts of others

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