Scientist 4
Data Science
Posted on 2/2/2024
INACTIVE
Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer
Company Overview
Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$932M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
NoSQL
Data Science
Apache Spark
SQL
AWS
Apache Hive
Hadoop
Business Analytics
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • BS in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics and an MBA or MS in Business Analytics
  • 5+ years of industry experience in an analytics function related to demand forecasting, supply chain analytics or data science for a business function
  • Strong theoretical understanding & hands-on experience in statistical data analysis, AI & ML techniques
  • Experience with Database Technologies (SQL, NoSQL), Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Spark) and Cloud Technologies (AWS, GCP)
Responsibilities
  • Act as a Data Science Solutions Lead for advanced analytics solutions developed in collaboration with corporate functions
  • Translate business questions into specific analytical frameworks using statistical and machine learning methods
  • Make recommendations to leadership on 'make' vs. 'buy' commercially available solutions
  • Leverage & coach talent pool of Data Scientists, ML Engineers, Data Engineers & Software Developers
  • Own end-to-end solution architecture from design to production
  • Communicate complex findings to a non-technical audience
  • Partner with Analytics Business Partners and relevant SMEs to understand business requirements and develop an advanced analytics roadmap
Desired Qualifications
  • Proven ability to convey rigorous technical concepts and considerations to non-experts
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment