Western Digital San Jose Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2020

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3.4
63%
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73%
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Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler
David Goeckeler
9 Ratings
  1. "Knowledgeable co-workers. Sharing environment."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Good place to learn! It inherited IBM culture, where people respect each other.

    Cons

    It is hardware company. All hardware company has to bare high cost on parts. So it is affected by the macro environment more than others.

  2. "Very ethical company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    ethical, teamwork, highly technical, experienced, knowledgable

    Cons

    Lots of meetings, working hours, lower salary


  3. "Recommend!"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Western Digital

    Pros

    It is a diverse and inclusive company

    Cons

    Be prepared for a fast paced industry

  4. "Great Company to work for. Growing opportunties"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Program Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for. Lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Not enough growth opportunities as of now

  5. "Salary"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Focused on diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    More opportunities to get people promoted

  6. "Average work place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Digital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work in a cloud company with growth

    Cons

    No innovation with products for growth

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  7. "Work life balance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good experience for semiconductor industrial

    Cons

    normal benefit and bonus, long term career

  8. "WDC RAMP Internship Program"

    3.0
    Former Intern - Product Marketing Intern in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Western Digital for less than a year

    Pros

    good company culture, inclusive environment

    Cons

    little diversity, slow paced, re-org issues

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  9. "Work@WD"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Western Digital in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Work Life balance and not too aggressive

    Cons

    Work Politics and slow growth in memory

  10. "Good place to work."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager IT in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Get to work with smart and intelligent people.

    Cons

    There seems to be a bias favoring HGST employees.

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