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Seagate Technology Overview

Cupertino, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (STX)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Since 1978, Seagate has been creating precision-engineered data storage technologies that deliver superior capacity, speed, safety, and performance. We are a diverse workforce of about 40,000 creative, hard-working, passionate people all over the world—places including ... Read more

Mission: At Seagate, we know that data is always in motion, alive, connected—and we harness it in order to maximize human potential. Our mission is to give people peace of mind by helping them to protect their digital lives.

Company Updates

  • We’re excited to announce that we’ve successfully used #HAMR technology to build and test the world’s first formatted and fully functioning 16TB enterprise hard drive platform in a standard 3.5-inch form factor. Learn more about this breakthrough:

    HAMR Milestone: Seagate Achieves 16TB Capacity on Internal HAMR Test Units | Seagate Blog

    Achieving another major milestone toward volume shipments of its pioneering HAMR (heat-assisted magnetic recording) technology, Seagate announced it has used its advanced HAMR technology to build and test the world's first formatted and fully functioning 16TB enterprise hard drive ...

  • Have you heard? We're turning 40! That's right, 40 great years of teamwork and innovation in data storage solutions. We're excited to see what the next 40 have in store!

    Seagate I 40 Years of Data Storage Innovation

    Four decades. That's how long Seagate has been helping humanity maximize its potential by delivering world-class, precision-engineered data storage solutions. We have shipped 3 billion drives and we are perfecting countless more drives and end-to-end storage systems. Crafting the datasphere one storage solution at a time, Seagate is proud to be here to help you preserve, perfect, and manage the information that means the most to you.

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Seagate Technology – Why Work For Us?

We are problem solvers who believe in data and its ability to shape a better world. While we may come from varied backgrounds and inhabit different worlds, one vision unites us—harnessing the datasphere in order to maximize human potential.


We Craft the Datasphere. We help maximise humanity’s potential by delivering world-class, precision-engineered data solutions developed through sustainable and profitable partnerships.

Respect, innovation and teamwork are at the core of how we operate.


We are kind and diverse team players. 


Creating reliable solutions through breakthrough R&D and precision engineering.


Collaborating to create value for our customers greater than the sum of the individual contributors.

Exceptional People

Seagate owes its successes to one reason: people. The employees we ask to join our team are creative, passionate, and hard-working. We hire people with superior skills, experience, and savvy. Our team members are enthusiastic about making the world a more welcoming place to humankind and its digital life. Their creativity, knack for innovation, and world-class skills in precision engineering are our gain.

Learn with Us

Imagine beginning or advancing your career at a place where your talents, education, skills, and ideas are supported, and your degree is put to use. Seagate provides a lively, enriching place to work, whether you are just starting your career or continuing it. Looking for a paid internship in tech? Enrich your education with exciting hands-on projects. Each year, hundreds of students join us to gain real-world experience, learn about our industry, and get a glimpse of a tech career.

Growth and Development

When you join Seagate, you become a vital part of our mission to help safeguard humanity’s prized data. You will learn and help us develop new technologies as part of this quest.

Whether you want to advance to a role with more responsibility or learn how to do your job more efficiently and creatively, we will be listening. Your professional growth is our priority.

Community Care

At Seagate, we care about our neighbours. And by neighbours, we mean the world. Our ethic of global citizenship runs deep. We care about people everywhere and we work to make the world a welcoming space for them — and for their data.

Capacity to Care

Seagate's community engagement strategy addresses the varied interests of employees and the growing needs of our local communities. Known as Capacity to Care, our program aligns Seagate's giving with employees' localised interests and leverages the impact of our combined financial, product, and volunteer contributions.

Seagate Technology Reviews

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    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time


    I have an awesome manager who really cares about developing his team.
    My team is high performing and collaborative.
    The campus has great amenities, it is a very comfortable place to work.
    Great work/life balance.
    Hard Drives are an interesting product in a fascinating industry, and it's exciting right now because we have the best technology and the best products.


    Seems like enjoyment at Seagate is contingent on which manager you have.

    Advice to Management

    Promote people into management who are passionate about development and communication, not just good engineers.

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Seagate Technology Photos

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Seagate Technology Interviews



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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Seagate Technology (Denver, CO) in February 2015.


    It was a two part interview process. The first interview was held at my school immediately after our career fair. This interview consisted of basic interview questions and was to gauge personality. The next part was a phone interview with one of their technical managers asking a problem solving question.

    Interview Questions

    • The number of calls in to the internal Helpdesk are very high. Support technicians report that the majority of their calls seem to come from users of the QueeQueg vacation database. Many problems are reported with QueeQueg from logins, browser issues to user education. The application is written in an ancient programming language that no one knows and modification of the program is not possible as we don’t own the source code. Also, we have a long term contract with the owners of the software so replacing it is not an option.   Answer Question
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Seagate Technology Awards & Accolades

  • Innovation leader for Enterprise HDDs, IT Brand Pulse, 2014
  • Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2013
  • Seagate CEO Steve Luczo ranked No. 1 on the list of “Tech’s Top Turnaround Artists”, Bloomberg, 2013
  • Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design, Electronic Design, 2013
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