HGST Malaysia is home to two sites. The Sarawak facility in East Malaysia is a major producer of the company’s aluminum substrate requirements, while our Penang site in West Malaysia is a leader in cutting edge SSD manufacturing and development.

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Data is the currency of a new economy, and data storage is the key to helping companies realize its full value. HGST is setting the pace for innovation in this evolving industry. Our employees play key roles in this evolution. Together we’re solving tomorrow’s challenges today and creating new opportunities for our people.

You + HGST = #HGSTBetterTogether


HGST Penang is continuously looking for talented individuals with diverse skills and backgrounds who could help us to maintain and enhance our leadership position. These people excel in field such as:

  • Firmware Development
  • Hardware Design
  • Test Validation
  • New Product Introduction
  • Engineering
  • Quality
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology

HGST adheres to the highest ethical conduct and believes moral character is essential in the integrity of our work performance and values. Innovation, creativity, teamwork and accountability are the work style values of our culture. We encourage our employees to maintain a balanced lifestyle. At HGST, we believe that employees are the true assets of the business.

To see current Sarawak opportunities click here, for Penang opportunities click here or if you would like to see career opportunities around the world click here.


  • Penang
  • Sarawak

Penang Island is an area of great beauty, historical significance, strong cultural diversity, and renowned as the Pearl of the Orient. It is also recognized as Malaysia’s Silicon Valley, thus a significant hub of Malaysia’s growing technology sector.

Established in 2006 as sTec, our Penang site was acquired by HGST in mid-2013. HGST Penang is situated in the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone (FIZ), a high-tech industrial zone on the south-western part of Penang Island and covers 210,000 square feet.

HGST Penang’s product portfolio includes Flash Memory, DRAM and SAS and SATA interface Solid State Drives. Our primary function and expertise: manufacturing and Research & Development (R&D) for solid state storage solutions used for enterprise systems.


    HGST Penang offers a competitive benefits package included but not limited to, Health and Welfare Benefits, Time off Benefits, Reward & Recognition Benefits to its employees.

    Training and Professional Development

    At HGST we have an innovative and high performance culture that promotes goal alignment, agility and collaboration. HGST is a great place to thrive and grow your career!

    HGST is dedicated to building great leaders and supporting ongoing career development for its employees. Managers and employees engage in ongoing and continuous feedback conversations focused on performance and development that help employees do their very best work – every day.

    HGST encourages employees to excel in their current role and to attain future career aspirations through a variety of development opportunities, including: on-the-job assignments and challenges; learning from connections, mentoring and communities; and through training/education activities to address gaps in skills and experience.

    HGST provides great opportunities if you enjoy collaborating across teams, strive to be the best, are open to new ways and new ideas, and are passionate and excited about the future.

    College / University

    Annually, HGST Penang supports & offers industrial placement programs ranging between 3 to 6 months.

    • Internship Program - for Bachelor’s & Master’s students
    • Practical Training Program - for vocational schools/institutes students

    For current internship opportunities, click here or look out for our placement vacancies at .

    Career Event

    HGST Penang participates in career fairs and events from time to time.

    Do check out on our updates here or follow us on > for information on our upcoming roadshows/career fairs participation.