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Control Algorithm Development Engineer

The Programme 

WD is a leading global data storage brand that empowers you to create, experience and preserve your digital content across a range of devices. WD enables you to be in control and smartly save what matters to you most in one secure place. 


  • Will work on a comprehensive tester for HDD’s read/write heads. Its servo system includes a multiple stage servo actuator and a DC spindle motor. 
  • Servo controller simulation, design, and optimization for servo actuator’s high speed motion control and high precision position control, as well as a spindle motor’s high precision rotational speed control. 
  • Servo-Mechanical-Electrical system data acquisition, failure analysis and design improvement. 
  • Relevant firmware and software development to realize the above servo control systems design tasks.
  • Communicate and work with other teams (China/US/Philippines/Japan/Thailand) to provide technical support, fix the issues, and improve production yield. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Requires automatic control related Master degree or above 
  • In depth knowledge of controller design techniques using classical and modern control theory, such as PID tuning, state space estimator/predictor/feedback design, various filters design, stability analysis, etc. 
  • In depth knowledge of servo-mechanical-electrical systems modeling and simulation. 
  • Proficient in using MATLAB and its tool boxes for control design, signal processing and data analysis in both time domain and frequency domain. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience on theory and implementation, as well as firmware and hardware. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems 
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people 
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. 
  • Good command of English language both written and spoken 
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Electrical

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Shanghai (China)

  • Closing Date:10th Sep 2021, 6:00 pm


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