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www.hgst.com
San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Western Digital
2003
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Fusion-io, Seagate Technology, Toshiba
HGST is a global leader in data storage, unlocking potential by helping the world harness the power of data. With a deep understanding of industry needs and a changing technology landscape, HGST is driving data center transformation with innovative, proven, smarter storage ... Read more

HGST Reviews

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    Former Employee - Engineering in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Engineering in San Jose, CA
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    I worked at HGST full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, good bonus, nice co worker

    Cons

    always in a hurry, on call 24/7

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HGST Interviews

Interview Experience

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    Principal Software Engineer Interview

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at HGST in January 2017.

    Interview

    Six hours interview. Explaining my work experience.

    Very professional interview. About 5 individual interviews with different team members.
    The interviewers were very friendly. The questions were mostly technical with few that were behavioral. Some discussion about real life scenario.

    Interview Questions

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HGST Awards & Accolades

  • Best of Show Award, Newbay Media, 2015

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