Western Digital Reviews

Updated May 30, 2020

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Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler
David Goeckeler
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facilities Engineer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great People to work with, Great Benefits & Pay, Amazing Opportunities to Learn & Grow as an Employee, Great Work/Life Balance

    Cons

    Fact paced, but this aspect helps your experience and knowledge of making educated decisions in a fast paced environment

    Western Digital2019-07-15

    Western Digital Response

    August 14, 2019Human Resources Team

    We value your input and are so happy you are enjoying your time here as a Facilities Engineer! It’s great to hear that you’re utilizing the breadth of opportunities and benefits we offer. Your ability to thrive in a fast paced environment makes you an asset to our company!

  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent bonus and medical benefits

    Cons

    Less to zero rsus and low raises

    Western Digital2020-05-13
  3. "Good overall"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Decent work life balance. Nice people

    Cons

    Not too much by now

    Western Digital2020-05-30
  4. "Maintenance Technician 4 (Electrical)"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician IV (Electrical) in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of variety in different work to do

    Cons

    Bad Management, No Follow up or Accountability

    Western Digital2020-05-29
  5. "Work review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Newark, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work culture, competitive compensation.

    Cons

    No major cons that I can think of.

    Western Digital2020-05-11
  6. "Awesome CEO"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Operations 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility and freedom within the company

    Cons

    Not able to help progress employees further in career

    Western Digital2020-05-07
  7. "Good technology company and big team"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Structured, long term planned projects

    Cons

    Cross-functional friction, hard to extend out-of-box thinking

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    Western Digital2020-05-06
  8. "Good place to work for"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Hardware Engineering in Rochester, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Western Digital part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, nice people and facility

    Cons

    Not growing fast, not many young people

    Western Digital2020-05-05
  9. "Good Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    good learning environment, great work/life balance

    Cons

    not too many software positions outside of firmware

    Western Digital2020-05-01
  10. "Decent company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Technologist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Not high pressure and decent salary

    Cons

    Not good benefits and all projects oriented to save cost

    Western Digital2020-04-29
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