Specialist 4, Business Development Job

Req ID: 36251

Western Digital

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what's possible.


·        Drive mutual alignment with key ecosystem drivers on long term SSD product roadmap

o   Actively work with our product marketing, product management and engineering teams.

o   Collaborate with partners, as chipset and OS vendors, to provide inputs for SSD product requirements

·        Identify market leaders in new emerging markets and drive a related engagement strategy

o   Develop Eco System for new SSD markets

o   Utilizing advanced skills, identify appropriate markets and their business application for identifying business opportunities in non-PC markets.

o   Seek out high value unsolved customer problems: Implement existing solutions where possible

·        Drive new products and innovation programs

o   Internal (marketing and engineering) and external (eco system, standards, customers)

·        Share insights and key learnings with executives and business leaders

o   Create and deliver effective presentations and facilitate conversations in a variety of formal settings including one-on-one, small and larger groups, and at the executive level



·        Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

·        5+ years of hands-on experience in business development, technical marketing or application engineering

·        Excellent systems understanding; capable of understanding core problems

o   Understanding of high level SSD architecture and feature set - advantage

o   Understanding of storage protocols (PCIe/NVMe, SATA) - advantage

·        Interest and curiosity about new technology

·        Strong presentation capabilities; able to build interest and credibility with a customer



At the forefront of flash memory storage, industry-leading SanDisk-branded integrated and embedded solutions deliver the possibilities of data for data centers and mobile devices, enabling fast and reliable data access.  SanDisk, WD, HGST and G-Technology brands position Western Digital as the world’s largest data storage company and flash memory leader.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.

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Posting Notes: United States (US)  || Marketing & Communications ||Experienced ||Milpitas, CA ||[[custInternType]] ||.||

Full time