Amgen Specialist Information Systems (IS) Programming Analyst - Enterprise Analytics and Reporting in Tampa, Florida

Amgen is seeking a Specialist Information Systems Programming Analyst - Enterprise Analytics and Reporting who will work on our Analytics and Knowledge Management (AKM) team. The Specialist will report to the Director of Data and Analytics and will work out of our Amgen Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The Specialist Information Systems Programming Analyst - Enterprise Analytics and Reporting is responsible for implementing analytical and reporting solutions and supporting related platforms to drive Amgen's analytics and business intelligence strategy. The Incumbent will define the architecture and technical road maps that align with the overall analytical strategy as well as manage analytics and reporting service lifecycle, develop success metrics, identify redundancies and dependencies on other services, and drive service and release targets while managing service delivery teams.

AKM services include Advanced Analytics and Data Integration, Big Data technology services, Information Discovery and Search, Information Architecture, Knowledge Management (KM) and Regulated Content Management.

Key Activities for the Specialist include:

Leads the technical design, development, testing, implementation, and support of key projects in data visualization, dashboards and reporting using analytical software like Spotfire, Tableau, IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects, MicroStrategy, and IBM TM1

Provides advice and support to project teams (project managers, architects, business analysts, and developers) on tools, technology, and methodology related to the design and development of analytical solutions

Prepares and maintains communication materials like roadmaps, position papers, presentations, demos, playbooks and socialize the materials with our business clients and partner IS services

Maintains knowledge of market trends and developments in search and related emerging technologies to provide recommendations and deliver best practice solutions

Collaborates with business partners and business analysts to translate business requirements into technical requirements

Assists with estimating level of effort and hours entail for each phase of a project

Ensures projects and deliverables are completed on time and within budget

Delivers results in an environment consisting of diverse global and matrixed partners including non-dedicated resources

Manages relationships with internal business partners, service partners, and vendors

Ensures service quality while managing budget and service inventory (licenses, assets, etc.)

Manages risk and compliance by adhering to legal and regulatory guidelines and establishing policies and Standard Operating Procedures

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


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

Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years' of healthcare industry experience focused on analytics, business intelligence, reporting or data management

Able to successfully develop, launch, and manage product offerings for Analytics and Reporting

Hands-on experience in architecting analytics and BI solutions using at-least two of the following technologies - Spotfire, Tableau, IBM Cognos, SAP Business Objects, IBM TM1, and/or MicroStrategy

Experience managing the end-to-end delivery of complex search projects

Knowledge of predictive modeling and machine learning

Penchant for learning about new technology innovation and creativity in applying to business problems

Experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps

Ability to work in a startup-like environment with little supervision

Ability to work in either a pure development role, or helping architect and design a solution, or act as a lead managing a development team

Ability to effectively present information for all levels, and respond to questions from managers, clients, and customers

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.