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Staff Engineer - Applications Engineering

The Programme

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital - 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. 

What You Will Do

With the greatest growth in the cHDD market segment, the Applications team for Smart Video Recording (SVR) needs ambitious qualified individuals that are eager to commit to learning and working with the latest applications for surveillance recording.

These individuals will be key for Western Digital to learn the newest technologies and system capabilities such as Artificial Intelligence, environmentally triggered recording and other recording possibilities that are being developed and launched by strategic surveillance customers around the world.

The SVR applications team is an internal Western Digital team that is focused on these specific customers and their applications worldwide and work directly with multiple Engineering teams to identify opportunities for performance enablers for these current and future technologies.


  • Configure and capture SATA bus traces on the end user system.
  • Analysis and understand the workload and application of the end user system.
  • Optimize the performance and functionality of the Western Digital device in the end user application.
  • Support system setup, testing, failure analysis and debugging.
  • Participate in communications with internal teams as well as external including customers.

Required Skills and Abilities


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Computer/Electronics Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in relevant field.
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply. 


  • Knowledge of computer hardware and OS (Windows, Linux).
  • Knowledge in software programming (C, C++, Java, or Python).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Be able to work under pressure for quick resolution and delivery.
  • Able to work in a team or independently. 
Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Engineering

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Petaling Jaya

  • Closing Date:11th Dec 2021, 6:00 pm


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