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Senior Manager, Data Science

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000042692


Sr. Manager, Data Science

Location:  Bangalore India

Req Id: JR-0000042692

Western Digital®

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

You will be part of an Industrial-IoT team focusing on commercially-facing development projects. These projects typically involve large, complex and fast moving data sets. These teams include statisticians, computer scientists, software developers, engineers, product managers, and end users, working in concert with partners in WDC business units. 

In this role, you will:
•Be a technical leader, first and foremost. Provide technical leadership that helps us “Thinks Big & Deliver Smart” – effectively use and productize Big & Fast data in a massive manufacturing environment.
•Help establish, as well as deliver, on well-defined projects that address Western Digital’s business needs and opportunities. However, ‘well-defined’ should not be interpreted narrowly; innovative and relevant ideas are strongly encouraged.
•Work alongside other data scientists, data engineers, software developers and product engineers to create industrial-scale Data products for Western Digital.
•Generate reports, annotated code, and other projects artifacts to document, archive, and communicate your work and outcomes. Strong expectation of playing as part of a team.
•These are the broad areas where you can utilize your skills:◦Working with device, hardware and networking layers in a manufacturing setting.
◦Edge Analytics & processing, including Deep learning for IoT
◦Building analytic models used in IoT verticals – real-time processing of various structured and unstructured time-series data, including streaming video data.

Desired Background and Skills:

•Advanced degree in a quantitative field such as CS, EE, Information Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Theoretical Physics or Computational Neurobiology - with focus on Machine Learning , NLP , Deep Learning, Transfer Learning and/or data-driven statistical analysis & modelling
•Genuine expertise & experience in algorithm design, intelligent optimization and state‐of‐the‐art Deep Learning techniques on structured and unstructured (text, images, video) data.
•Strong, proven programming skills in languages like Python/R/SAS and with frameworks such as TensorFlow/Keras/Caffe/MXNet/Spark/Hadoop. Experience with writing complex programs and implementing custom algorithms in these environments.
•Experience beyond using open source tools as-is. Writing custom code on top of, or in addition to, existing open source frameworks.
•Experience in data visualization solutions & tools would be useful.

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.