Principal Engineer, Data Management Engineering (Software)

0-2 years
4 months ago 2 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

  • Responsible to develop software programs, algorithms and automated processes to clean and evaluate large amount of datasets from multiple sources.
  • Responsible for systems maintaining consistent data quality across multiple IoT devices in the production line.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team (IT/operations/engineering team) to integrate and implement large scale data solution.
  • Develop machine learning solution using appropriate steps and methods, which may include data cleaning, transformation, augmentation, enrichment, sampling, etc.
  • Documenting processes related to software design, configuration, and performance in proper documentation platform.
  • Participate in fast-paced prototyping to identify improvement opportunities in manufacturing systems.


  • Bachelor/Master's Degree in Software Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Proficiency in programming language (Python, SQL) or other data analysis tools (Matlab, JMP, Minitab, Tibco Spotfire)
  • Added Advantage:
    • Data Science major.
    • Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing process or equipment.
    • Knowledge in sensors, drivers and encoder will be an added advantage.
    • Familiarity with Data Processing Tools (Kafka, Spark, Apache Nifi, Dataiku).
    • Familiarity with databases (Cassandra, Mongo, HDFS, SingleStore).
    • Familiarity with software engineering tools (JIRA, Jenkins, Git, Confluence).
  • Excellent knowledge of algorithms and data structures.

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Western Digital Corporation is an American computer hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company, headquartered in San Jose, California. It designs, manufactures and sells data technology products, including storage devices, data center systems and cloud storage services.