Western Digital Reviews

Updated 7 May 2021

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3.7
68%
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77%
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Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler
David Goeckeler
145 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Work-life balance issue especially during COVID(in 49 reviews)

  • "STI and LTI are much less since Sandisk time(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    All Good. This is an Ideal workplace

    Cons

    Nothing. there is not even a single Con

  2. "Workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Work culture Healthy work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of mentoring Career growth limited to the hardware sector


  3. "Senior Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work for everyone

    Cons

    Required good semi conductor knowledge

  4. "Staff Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best places to work and good work culture

    Cons

    Your bonus depends on company's performance which is understandable

  5. "WD is a great place to work for!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots to learn and the flexibility to choose the technologies is very good. Lots of opportunities to grow professionally.

    Cons

    None I could think of

  6. "Work Life - 10/10; Career development - 3/10; Internal Opportunities - 1/10; Management - 3/10"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place, if work life balance is at the top of your priority list

    Cons

    Career development - 3/10; Internal Opportunities - 1/10; Management - 3/10

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  7. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Staff DFT Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Good place to learn the concepts and have handson

    Cons

    Work life balance is not good

  8. "No micro management"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager 

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time

    Pros

    Pay and perks Employee care

    Cons

    Nothing as such that I found

  9. "Messed up Management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Core technology work at all vertical

    Cons

    Confused management on deciding key aspects

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  10. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Could not find any as of now.

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