Amgen Senior Associate IS - Compensation in Tampa, Florida

The Procure to Pay (P2P) Senior Associate IS Architect plays an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of the company's information technology strategy and processes. The Senior Associate IS Architect partners with both business and technology groups to ensure that the proposed technical solutions align with the company's overall objectives, and that both groups enable and drive each other to meet the company's mission and vision. The primary role is to support key systems that support the Global Procure to Pay organization in the P2P process.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Builds the long-term strategic roadmap for all IS systems architecture

Aligns IS strategy and planning with the company's business goals and objectives

Seamlessly integrates business and service strategy into enterprise architecture roadmap

Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions

Leads the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects

Provides a consensus-based scalable and adaptable architecture solution

Develops and maintains policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company

Promotes the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flows

Manage and facilitate a review board to evaluate project proposals for architecture fit

Circulates roadmaps to align IS priorities with business partner needs

Ability to 'think big' and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype

Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong organizational skills and understanding of the Project Management lifecycle

Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders

Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology

Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IS standards to meet business requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Information Systems


High school diploma/GED and 8 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business or the Life Sciences

Strong attention to detail and be self-directed

Ability to drive consensus among stake holders, partners & vendors

Strong Service Delivery mindset with demonstrated Finance functional domain experience

Strong leadership/consultative, collaboration, project management, service delivery and process improvement skills to facilitate alignment across multiple global geographies

Ability to leverage his/her experience in delivering and supporting global information systems in a regulated environment for a diverse and distributed user base while relying on a number of Enterprise shared services

Effective internal & external relationships and operating across functional boundaries. Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans

Experience with supporting a Procure to Pay organization (i.e. Global Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor Management, Invoicing processing, Travel services)

Experience with use or support key P2P system including ERP (i.e. SAP), Ariba, Maximo, Concur and/or reporting solution (i.e. BOBJ, Cognos, Tableau) preferred

Experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement, involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change

Ability to develop clear and detailed business requirements and design specifications that can be understood by other delivery teams and business partners

Excellent analytical and problem solving, communication and presentation skills

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.