Principal Software Development Engineer in Test-Cloud

Posted Apr 21

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description


  • Drive the automation strategy definition and implementation forWD Cloud services.
  • Establish fuzz testing techniques and drive fault injection testing.
  • Align automation priorities to maximizethe returnvalue to the organization.
  • Collaborate closely with peer leadership to track dependencies and optimize testing cycles.
  • Motivate, coach and mentor team members and track delivery to plan.
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Bring focus and expertise around performance testing for all products.
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment.
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Show creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness.
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
  • Document processes, procedures, and best practices.



  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • Proven experience on Fuzz techniques and tools.
  • Proven experience on Fault Injection testing.
  • Hands-on experience on AWS stack.
  • CI/CD integrationexperience.
  • 4+ years of experience using Java.
  • 3+ yearsofexperience in REST API automation.
  • 3+ yearsofexperience with Junit/TestNG, Jenkins, Maven, SQL, JSON, XML.
  • Proven understanding of Internet Protocols TCP/IP, HTTP and HTTPS.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle.

Additional Information

Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

Salary/Pay Info: 127000-203000 USD

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San Jose,CA
United States


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100% Remote
127000-203000 USD

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