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Senior Data Analyst, Ethics and Compliance Operations

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Western Digital

The next big thing in data is you!

As the Data Analyst, Ethics and Compliance Operations, you will play a key role in enabling the Company’s Ethics and Compliance team to collect, organize, and analyze data to help meet the needs of Western Digital’s business. The Data Analyst will report to the Associate General Counsel, Ethics and Compliance Operations.

  • Assist the Ethics and Compliance team with using data available from various sources to prevent and detect ethical misconduct around the world
  • Project manage the buildout and implementation of Western Digital’s governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software system (MetricStream (MSI)), including supporting MSI integrations with other systems including ILM, Dow Jones, D&B, Navex, LRN, Salesforce, Oracle, and Tableau
  • Aggregate and analyze data to help proactively identify and prioritize risks and issues that are of interest from an ethics and compliance perspective
  • Create reports, dashboards, workflows, and monitoring triggers; identify drivers, trends, and correlations to meet the business requirements of Ethics and Compliance subject matter experts
  • Develop and disseminate a technical curriculum for the Ethics and Compliance team on crafting, building, and maintaining internal reports, dashboards, processes, and analyses with MSI, Tableau, and other Ethics and Compliance tools
  • Create and follow protocols for collecting and maintaining data to ensure reliability and integrity; aid in troubleshooting issues, identifying enhancements, managing upgrades, and conducing testing, including partnering with IT and external partners
  • Use MSI, Tableau, and other tools as required to design, build, deploy, and report on employee surveys, conduct issue management, and work within other non-training MSI modules
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of Ethics and Compliance data for reporting to Board of Directors, Audit Committee, company leadership, and business units

  • Honesty, integrity, and a positive, can-do attitude and approach in the workplace
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 4+ years of experience in data collection and analysis, including experience with SQL, Tableau, and other data analysis tools. Experience with governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) tools a plus, but not necessary
  • Experience working with legal and/or ethics and compliance-related data a plus
  • High competency in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel (including V-lookups and pivot tables)
  • Ability to work effectively with management
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Proven troubleshooting, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work, including having follow-through and discipline to stay on track with projects
  • Self-motivated and proactive; takes the initiative to recognize needs, anticipate issues, and solve problems
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and tasks in a fast-paced environment, including focusing when needed on the matter at hand
  • Strong work ethic and ability to produce high quality work product under deadline pressures
  • Global fluency and perspective, including ability to work effectively in a global environment and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Position requires little to no travel

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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