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LAUNCH Business Analytics Program

Western Digital®
The next big thing in data is you!
We create environments for you to thrive. The growing diversity of data creates an exponential amount of new possibilities – for the world, our company and you. You’ll be part of a team driving the innovations necessary to outpace new demands and challenges everywhere data lives, from sensors to mobile devices to the cloud. We’ve only started to scratch the surface of what data can do. You can help unlock its full potential.
We are seeking highly motivated students to join our team. We are recruiting for the following positions: 
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst 
  • Market Analyst
Mining large datasets across functions with varying levels of granularity, you will find innovative ways to create connections between multiple variables that will steer product decisions, financial commitments, and business growth.
What is the LAUNCH Program? The LAUNCH Program is supplemental to your full-time role. You will be automatically enrolled in the LAUNCH Program during the first twelve months. In this program, you will take a deeper dive into professional life at Western Digital by getting exposure to different parts of the organization, in addition to the experience you gain from your day-to-day responsibilities. Supplemental LAUNCH Program elements include:
  • On the job training and mentorship with industry professionals
  • Supplemental professional development trainings
  • Executive exposure
  • Networking events with other Western Digital employees
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
Irvine, California, United States
Milpitas, California, United States
San Jose, California, United States
  • Current student, pursuing a quantitative analysis BS or MS degree in Mathematics, Business Analytics, MIS, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Statistics, or related field and graduating between December 2020 and June 2021
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA cumulative
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical skills in area of study
  • Interest in HDD, flash, semiconductor, components, nonvolatile memory industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and advanced proficiency in Excel 
  • Expertise in statistical data analysis (multivariate analysis, linear models, sampling models, stochastic models, or similar)
  • Experience using Python, R, SAS, or similar
  • Ability to draw connections between data analysis and business objectives
  • Experience in building forecasting models, performance monitoring and trend reports
  • Detail oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with key stakeholders
The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.
We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.
The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.
But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data. 
Western Digital® data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. 
Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.  
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