Western Digital
3.0 of 5 228 reviews
www.wdc.com Irvine, CA 5000+ Employees

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Senior Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Lake Forest, CA

I have been working at Western Digital

ProsGreat tech, opportunity to learn, IF you can get into the right group

ConsSlave-like hours can result, middle management is clueless when passing down "development procedures" to the engineering department. More concerned with their Excel spreadsheets, and stupid metric data rather than providing a positive working environment.

Advice to Senior ManagementQuit treating people like tools

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WD is a solid company to work for.

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Western Digital


Pros: Stable industry and stable career growth path. Cons: It has some common issues as other big companies... Advice to Senior Management: A more transparent business process and more effective internal training… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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If you're not working at WD today, what more are you looking for?

Director (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

I have been working at Western Digital


Pros: It is an extremely well-managed company from a fiscal perspective (a HUGE PLUS these days); is consistently growing market share; has made very smart investments… Cons: has had the reputation for paying salaries below the market; is very prudent when it comes to spending contributing to an… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in creating a stronger image or "brand" for the culture and work environment. Force yourselves from time to time to take one eye… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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