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Amgen Senior Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore, India


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Location: Bangalore, India


What you will do

Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Software Engineer to join our Therapeutic Discovery team in Bengaluru, India. Therapeutic Discovery partners closely with our talented Research & Medical Informatics team to develop advanced data systems that enable high throughput discovery and optimization of therapeutic molecules.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Create systems for end to end informatics solutions in support of research activities to discover lead drug candidates

  • Evaluate and utilize industry cutting-edge technologies to meet scientific business needs

  • Translate scientific business requirements into scalable and supportable solutions to improve drug discovery informatics platforms

  • Ensure effective communication between diverse stakeholders (e.g. business analysts, scientists and vendors) to implement informatics solutions in data acquisition, integration and analysis

  • Provide technical support and training for Amgen’s drug discovery research software application platform


What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of software development and business analysis experience or

  • Associate’s degree and 6 years of software development and business analysis experience or

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of software development and business analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Software Engineering with a proven track record of specification, design and development.

  • Strong track record of developing software in Java is essential.

  • Programming experience in other languages like C#, Python are good to have.

  • Experienced in REST API development and/or consumption.

  • Working knowledge in relational databases with a mastery of SQL.

  • Experience in developing and supporting web applications including familiarity with web technologies and frameworks (Ext JS, D3.js, React)

  • Strong experience working with agile methodology & DevOps frameworks (Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, Github) with successful experience working in a distributed and collaborative team environment

  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging applications.

  • An effective problem solver with the ability to understand and resolve complex issues.

  • Drive high quality technical designs and solutions

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Resourcefulness, flexibility and ability to learn on the job

Good to have:

  • Master’s degree in life or physical sciences, computer science or engineering

  • Experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry focusing on software development and business analysis

  • Ability to quickly learn Informatics tools used to support screening, biologics discovery and optimization

  • Expertise with translating scientific business requirements into technical requirements and recommending solutions

  • Strong data analysis and reporting experience by leveraging analytics, visualization and database technologies (Oracle, PL SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, Python – NumPy, SciPy, Pandas)

  • Experiences with Cloud (e.g. AWS), Big data (e.g. Databricks), Container (e.g. Docker) technologies and HPC (high performance computing) environments

  • Knowledge of or experience in life, physical or computational sciences


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits


for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

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.