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Amgen is seeking a Specialist Software Engineer to join our talented Research Informatics team at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks or San Francisco site. Research Informatics partners with Research to develop Informatics solutions to support discovery and optimization of Therapeutics.
Specialist Software Engineer will report to the Senior Manager, Research Informatics supporting Discovery Research organization to accelerate and grow Amgen's pipeline of biopharmaceuticals. Our success in informatics is driven by our commitment to the IS Vision
Unlock knowledge and data for faster innovation
Create value with compelling, consumable and resilient technology
Enrich Amgen's engagement with patients and the healthcare community
The primary responsibilities of this role are:
Lead technical and scientific teams to create end to end Informatics solutions in support of Research activities to discover lead drug candidates
Identify and utilize cutting-edge technologies in the industry to meet scientific business needs
Partner with Research functional areas and lead discussions to identify scientific needs to improve drug discovery informatics platforms
Ensure effective communication between scientific area management, technical staff and vendors to analyze scientific needs and implement informatics solutions in data acquisition, integration and analysis
Provide technical support & training platforms for Amgen's drug discovery Research software application platform
Manage vendor and external business partners relationships
Master's Degree AND 3 years of Information Systems experience
Bachelor's Degree AND 5 years of Information Systems experience
Associate's degree AND 10 years of Information Systems experience
High school diploma/GED AND 12 years of Information Systems experience
Master's degree in Life Sciences/engineering and 3 years of Information Systems experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience
Demonstrated track record of designing and delivering innovative IS solutions
3 or more years of experience in agile software methodology
Strong written and oral communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners.
Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams
Expertise in Software Engineering and Design
Proficiency in software development languages including but not limited to Java and C#
Experience in the Bio-Pharmaceutical industry focusing on software development and business analysis
Strong experience working with agile methodology & DevOps frameworks (Docker, Jenkins, JIRA, GitLab, Maven, Sonar Cube, Airflow) with successful experience working in a collaborative team environment
Strong data analysis and reporting experience by leveraging analytics, visualization and database technologies (Oracle, PL SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, Python NumPy, SciPy, Pandas)
Experience in Cloud (AWS, databricks platforms) & HPC (high performance computing) environments
Experience in developing and supporting web applications including familiarity with web technologies and frameworks (EXTJS, D3, React.js)
Ability to quickly learn and deploy Informatics tools to enable therapeutic discovery and optimization.
Expertise in translating business requirements to technical requirements and recommend solutions
Knowledge of or experience in Life, Physical or Computational Sciences
Strong written and oral communication skills
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.