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Principal Developer

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000027357


Western Digital®

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

  • To work as part of a global engineering team responsible for the reliability of WDC (HDD/SSD) products integrated into our customers' product environments. 

  • To particular works to assure optimal reliability of our drives for each of the many customer environments. 

  • In that capacity deep knowledge of coding techniques and machine learning and visualization protocols are needed to expand our analytic compatibility.

  • The scope of this position includes data mining, the UI and backend data manipulation to create tools for product characterization. 

  • These tools will deploy in both our internal engineering data systems as well as customer environments. 

  • The associated analysis and ongoing feature improvements are required to make the most reliable product possible. 

  • This effort will require the creation of the machine learning models for the drive data to enable use by product designers and customer engineers. 

  • They will use the data to understand the HDD performance and reliability. 

  • This position requires working with an international team of engineers that are responsible for measuring and documenting performance results and problem resolution.




  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer science, Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics

  • At least 2-5 years’ experience in Data Analytics  




  • More preferable knowledge of coding techniques and machine learning and visualization protocols are needed to expand the analytic compatibility




  • Strong background in Java and Python

  • Experience with SPSS 

  • Knowledge of Linux OS is a must. 

  • Technical experience in big data computing platforms such as Hadoop and Hive. 

  • Knowledge of SQL databases is required. 

  • Knowledge of cloud technologies is highly preferred

  • Experience with web application development

  • Experience in Spotfire, R-Studio is preferred. 

  • Background in Math, statistics and Machine Learning methodologies is preferred. 

  • Candidate must have good communion skills, both verbally and by written.   



Deployed by the most prominent organizations worldwide, industry-leading WD-branded hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and personal storage solutions deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess. WD, SanDisk, HGST and G-Technology branded solutions position Western Digital Corporation as the world’s largest data storage company.