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Senior Analyst, Business Operations

Administration & Support
JR-0000061733 Requisition #

Western Digital®

The next big thing in data is you!


WDC is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join the Platforms team. This role will work very closely with Sales, Pricing, and Planning groups to forecast demand from key Channel and OEM customers. As a Business Analyst, you will pro-actively track revenue and analyze financials results to better understand business drivers and future plans.



  • Organize/drive monthly forecast interlock discussions with Sales and Product Marketing.
    Prepare detailed quantity and revenue forecasts and submit on time to planning lead.
  • Upload data into WDC’s planning systems.
  • Provide input in rolling 8 quarter and long range forecasts for respective customer segments. Take guidance from segment lead to understand portfolio share, revenue and margin targets. Partner with
  • Finance team to develop long term financial plans.
  • Monitor revenue and other KPIs. Highlight risks if any to plan.
  • Provide business analytics including revenue, POS reports, and customer pipelines analysis for business performance metrics. Independently pull data to analyze and resolve both systems and process issues.
  • Identify areas for process improvements and drive initiatives to advance and streamline team capabilities.
  • Work with Sales team to drive quarter end deals and close gap to task.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Business or Engineering
  • MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Revenue planning, financial planning, Sales finance, business and product planning, or other related fields.
  • Comfortable analyzing large datasets and coming up with key conclusions from the data.
  • Highly analytical, extremely detail oriented, and able to guide management towards data driven decisions.
  • Proactive, strategic thinker. Able to complete projects within deadlines.
  • Knowledge of predictive modeling and data analytic tools including Hyperion Essbase, SQL, SalesForce, ModelN is a plus.
  • Intermediate to Advance Excel Skills are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with executive management and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication and presentation skill in both verbal and written.



The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it 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 governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, 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.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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