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Staff Applications Engineer


Longmont, CO, US

About our group:


We are the Customer Technical Engagement team that ensures successful new product and technology transitions with our customer teams.  You will have the opportunity to work with the latest storage technologies while interfacing with a wide array of internal teams


About the role - you will:


  • Drive all technical aspects of our customer qualification engagements
  • Replicate, analyze, and develop solutions in concert with internal engineering teams to address customer issues
  • Run tests in customer environment to validate drive/system compatibility
  • Assist in post-qualification customer technical issues
  • Create and present technical information to internal teams
  • Work with customer account team to solidify feedback into future product requirements.
  • Coordinate activities of other organizations to ensure customer deliverables meet the customer expectations
  • Work with customers to understand and resolve system-level issues.  Interface between customer and tools groups to develop and deploy system tools for optimizing drive usage

About you:


  • You will have a demonstrated ability to work across multiple organizations to achieve deadlines and customer satisfaction
  • You will have a high level of personal follow through on commitments
  • Ability to work flexible hours to support our worldwide customers, factories, and design centers
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills that develop trust between Seagate and its customers.
  • Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement

Your experience includes:


  • Demonstrated experience testing and resolving concurrent, complex highly technical issues
  • Experience with storage device usage within large-scale storage and / or compute systems
  • Project management and tracking experience
  • Engineering design experience
  • Experience dealing with external customer or supplier
  • Programming experience
  • Experience with SATA, SAS, and NVMe interfaces and bus analyzers
  • Storage system level experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering related field (i.,e Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Computer Engineering, Materials, Physics, or Information Technology) and 8+ years of experience or Master’s Degree in the same and 5+ years’ experience  or PhD and 3+ years’ experience or equivalent experience and education



Our Longmont product-design campus is nestled against the foothills with exceptional views of the Rocky Mountains. Here at work, you can grab breakfast and lunch in the on-site cafeteria or get an afternoon espresso, prepared by a professional barista. Our 1,500+ employees enjoy an active on-site experience from sporting activities (get in a few laps at lunch on our 1-mile walking path around campus, play ping-pong or volleyball, or stop in our 24- hour fitness center for a group or individual workout) to community service and many employee resource groups including Pride!, Women’s Leadership Network and a Young Professionals Network.


Colorado's 2021 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) requires we inform you of the estimated base salary range for this position is: $84531.20 to $123,208.80. Actual salary range is based on fair market value of the role in the geography in which you live based on the requirements of the job and your skills.  This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.  Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees, including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision and life, short and long-term disability insurances, annual variable pay bonus, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid parental leave, access to on-site fitness center and other site perks



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About Us

With more than four decades of storage innovation, Seagate empowers humanity to thrive in the data age and helps people and businesses navigate the ever-expanding data landscape. 

We craft precision-engineered, cutting-edge solutions that help the world store and manage exponential data growth.

Seagate is powered by our talented, passionate, and diverse workforce of 40,000 employees across the globe who embody our core values: integrity, innovation, and inclusion. Striving towards excellence every single day, we show up with these values for our customers, business partners, shareholders, and communities alike.

Join us and get inspired to make a difference in the datasphere!



Seagate provides an environment where equal opportunity is available to all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (which includes pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, perceived or actual religious creed or political opinion, military and veteran status, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, taking or requesting a reasonable accommodation for a protected basis, or other basis protected by applicable law. Company-sponsored training, education, degree assistance, and social and recreational programs are also included. EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Supplement Poster, & OFCCP Pay Transparency Provision Information.

Seagate believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and maintain a safer workplace. We implement vaccine mandates where legally required or when the company determines that a mandate is necessary for the protection of workers.

United States - Proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination is required for all US-based employees of Seagate. Subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations, this requirement applies to all employees and locations in the United States including those employees working remotely.  Seagate will consider exceptions to this policy for medical or religious reasons on an individualized basis.

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