4063 Senior Staff R&D Engineer. Job in San Jose WestCoast-Jobs

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Job Overview

The Self Servo-Write Development Group at TAEC is responsible for developing innovative SSW process technology and integrating these processes into new Toshiba HDD production. The ideal candidate for this position will have a distinguished record of implementing leading edge SSW technologies to improve SSW process quality and throughput in the HDD factory environment.


  • Conceive, implement, demonstrate, and debug innovative SSW process technologies in a collaborative team environment.
  • Produce quality embedded firmware, participate in peer design reviews and provide supporting documentation of advanced SSW processes
  • Communicate effectively and work closely with other remote development teams
  • Support worldwide Toshiba HDD manufacturing centers to integrate leading edge SSW processes into new HDD production.
  • Apply pragmatic approaches in addressing issues and influencing outcomes with counterparts in Japan and Toshiba factories worldwide


  • Bachelor's in Engineering, M.S or PhD preferred
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of directly applicable experience in developing embedded HDD self servo-write or servo control firmware in the embedded C/C++ environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of current generation HDD channel and disk controller SOC architectures
  • Familiar with multi-core embedded processor systems, Matlab, Control Theory and modern HDD servo control architectures
  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and ability to manage multiple tasks/projects while maintaining strong interpersonal and communications skills in a collaborative development environment.
  • Willingness to travel to factory sites to support new SSW production launch