Western Digital


Content Solutions Team

Western Digital – Why Work For Us?

With two strategic locations (Mountain View, CA and Pleasanton, CA), the Content Solutions Team of Western Digital brings together the best professionals in their field - engineers, developers, specialists that are  leading innovation in the personal cloud computing space.

We want entrepreneurial software developers with their head in the cloud. 

We are currently looking for remarkable software developers who want to be on a ground floor opportunity developing software to bring a new and better world of content storage solutions to our products. Building on our success in the personal cloud market, we want smart and talented developers that strive to be the first to know, to innovate and create solutions to push our My Cloud products to the next level. Together in a fun and fast-growing environment, this may even be your chance to make history as well…perhaps in the cloud. 

Become one of the unique players to show us the future of software innovations at Western Digital.

Learn more about this today. http://www.wdc.com/en/company/softwareengineer/

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You’ll find us inside digital devices, outside and in the cloud.

As a pioneer in data storage, we have become the number-one storage provider in the world. Western Digital (WD) is an integral part of business and personal lives providing a smarter and more intelligent way of storing, saving, protecting, sharing and experiencing their digital content on multiple devices.

At Western Digital (WD), you will have the opportunity to succeed. You will add your expertise as well as learning and growing to help create a new vision of storage devices and systems, networking products, media players and software solutions.

Around the world, tens of thousands of people are located at WD offices and with manufacturing operations in California, Thailand, and Malaysia as well as sales subsidiaries worldwide.

When we look at you, we’re not only interested in identifying the best and brightest graduates from top colleges and universities. We want to hear about your ambitions, goals and dreams of success. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

Come see what WD will look like when you become involved as a unique employee of Western Digital.

Learn more about our locations and opportunities. http://www.wdc.com/en/company/employment/

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Western Digital's benefits program gives employees the flexibility to select benefits that meet their needs and the needs of their families. We offer health, welfare and financial benefits, along with the information employees need to make informed decisions about their care. 

Our U.S. benefits program includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage 
  • Vacation time 
  • 401(k) savings plan 
  • Employee stock purchase plan 
  • Flexible healthcare spending accounts 
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage 
  • Basic life insurance 
  • Business travel insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Adoption assistance 
  • Tuition reimbursement

Western Digital Reviews

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295 Reviews
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Western Digital President & CEO Stephen D. Milligan
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79 Ratings

    Hectic, but ultimately satisfying in terms of benefits and work-life balance.

    Former Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Western Digital full-time (more than an year)


    Compensation was competitive, stock option was stellar, managers did look out for their subs.


    Hard disks are slowly getting obsolete, and Western Digital doesn't appear to have a backup plan for that eventuality.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Western Digital Interviews

Updated Dec 26, 2014
Updated Dec 26, 2014

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    Desktop Technician Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Western Digital.

    Interview Details

    Technical interview with direct supervisor. Not too intensive. Interview with helpdesk manager and then meet with HR to review benefits. Followed up with phone interview with the senior director to ask about what previous duties were.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you troubleshoot when you can't get to the Internet?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much room to negotiate rate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Western Digital Awards & Accolades

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Awesome Products and Service - My Cloud, Golden Bridge Awards, 2014
100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2009
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500 (#7), Barron's, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.wdc.com
Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public (WDC)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

WD is the number-one selling digital-storage provider in the world. WD produces reliable, high-performance hard disk drives and solid state drives. These drives are deployed by OEMs and integrators in desktop and mobile computers, enterprise computing systems, embedded systems and consumer electronics applications, as well as by the company in providing its own storage... More

We want entrepreneurial software developers with their head in the cloud.

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