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Software Engineer, Data Analytics Engineering

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037806


Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.



We are looking for a full stack software engineer to join our Data Analytics Engineering team to focus on creating full stack software applications. You will specialize in developing scalable backend systems that work seamlessly with analytical applications. Work with our analytics machine learning & AI libraries & enhance the user experience by enriching our User Interfaces.


Strong full stack experience for a minimum of 3 years.



  • Design and architect End-to-End platform/system for customer analytical needs

  • Build & maintain complex data pipelines, ETL, databases & web applications 

  • Interact with customers to understand their analytics needs & requirements for designing the product 

  • Own & maintain the build & release process including product specification and release documentation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 3+ years relevant work experience

  • Experience building complex large-scale software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Proficient in at least one programming language; preferably Python

  • Experience with Database Technologies (SQL/NoSQL) & Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive)

  • Experience with Cloud Platforms like AWS

  • Experience with UI design and web app development in general

  • Knowledge and experience in at least one JavaScript framework and web libraries (such as Angular)


  • Able to distill problem definitions and constraints from informal business requirements, and to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives

  • Able to prioritize weighing customer, business and engineering needs, communicate clearly, and consistently deliver results

  • Familiar with test-driven development (TDD), & service oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Experience with open source tools and resources

  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills




Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.


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