Senior Engineer, Data Scientist

Senior Engineer, Data Scientist

Western Digital
2-5 years
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Job Description

Job Description
The ideal candidate is an experienced data engineer,responsible for expanding and optimizing data and data pipeline architecture and work seamlessly with ourdata analysts and data scientists to ensure optimal and consistent data delivery architecture & automation throughout ongoing big data analytics projects.
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture and tools forinternal process improvements which includeautomating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data technologies including analytics tools that utilize the datato provide actionable insights.
  • Work with data analystsand data scientiststo strive for greater functionality of our big data platform on our smart-factory & 4IR initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher inComputer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or equivalent fields.
  • 2+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role or related role.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases, esp. MySQL, PostgreSQL and MSSQL.

  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data data pipelines, architectures and data sets. Hadoop, Amazon Redshift, MPP Presto, Hive, ActiveScaleand S3 experience will be highly beneficial. Otherwise, passion to learn these new technologiesis essential.
  • Experience authoring, scheduling and monitoring the data workflows, esp. with Apache Airflow.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools, Machine Learning concept and Google Cloud Platform is a plus.
  • Experience object-oriented/object function scripting languages such as Python and/or C++.

  • Strong written and verbal communication in English
  • Strong project management and organizational skills. Able to work and communicate well with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

Additional Information
Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.
Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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