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Updated February 17, 2018
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Western Digital President & CEO Stephen D. Milligan
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Pros
  • Great work life balance in the company (in 40 reviews)

  • Good work environment and nice management (in 63 reviews)

Cons
  • The work life balance is not always balanced (in 24 reviews)

  • Firstly 1) The working environment in my org was garbage (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing place to work for an employee.

    Cons

    I couldn't find any cons.


  2. "A good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Thin Film Process Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Thin Film Process Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work and life balance. Company values employees’ contributions and takes care of employees. Good work environment and nice management

    Cons

    Long term Career path is uncertain due to quick changes in technology and strong competition. Many reorganization going on as company is digesting acquisitions.

  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Nice building, good internal focus on consumers and end users.

    Cons

    Non that I can think of


  4. "Great job!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Western Digital part-time

    Pros

    Great management, interns are treated well
    Free lunch on tuesdays

    Cons

    very hard to move up


  5. "Sr. Engineering Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Overall, the total compensation is competitive.

    Cons

    Hard disk drive is expected to become less relevant in mobile device storage space.


  6. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, very good management.

    Cons

    dispersed teams all around the world.


  7. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible working schedule, and nice people

    Cons

    Old style compared with other Bay Area company

  8. "Marketing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    good culture and other benefits like gym

    Cons

    there are not a lot of opportunities within to develop your career


  9. "intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    flexible schedule over the summer

    Cons

    Did not learn much while I was there


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Principal Hardware Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Hardware Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good management, good products and road map. Good future growth prospects.

    Cons

    Uncertainties due to large scale integration of 3 companies.


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