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Amgen Sr. Associate - Python Developer in Bucharest, Romania

The Senior Associate Python Developer plays an integral role in information security for Amgen. The primary responsibility is to support various capabilities within information security like vulnerability management, cyber threat intelligence, and others. The Sr. Associate Python Developer will work with various stakeholders at Amgen in a manner aligned to Amgen’s values to define and implement information security services strategies, standards, tools and processes.

This Sr. Associate Python Developer will work with other Amgen teams like Security Operations on architecting, designing, and implementing software technologies and other improvements for supporting threat & vulnerability management processes.

The Sr. Associate Python Developer will be a part of Amgen’s Information Security team and will be expected to contribute to and help deliver services and projects in other areas of information security.

The role will be part of the Information Security team responsible for delivering security services across Amgen globally. This position will focus on information security services and technologies but will support Threat & Vulnerability Management. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Develop, support, implement and maintain software programs

  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software

  • Help design and implement functional requirements

  • Build efficient back-end features in Python

  • Integrate front-end components into applications

  • Implement and maintain API integrations between internal systems to provide enrichment and support workflows

  • Manage testing and bug fixes

  • Prepare technical documentation

  • Work closely with management, analysts, designers and technical support colleagues

  • Prepare technical documentation and training manuals for users

  • Developing automated reports of security metrics

  • Serve as an escalation point for code related issues within the function

  • Management of development technologies and processes relating to issue identification and resolution, integration with other tools, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement of the service

  • Define, provide, and improve metrics on the assigned services including the use of appropriate applications and tools for reporting

  • Develops, implements, and sustains operational scripts, data structures, libraries and programming code that optimize security in emergent compute patterns with diverse applications throughout the global environment.

  • Analyzes, designs, develops and operates programs, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities in an advanced security context.

  • Collaborates cross-functionally with analysts, engineers, data scientists to achieve continuous improvement in cyber defense/resilience.

Sr. Associate Python Developer will also present project status reports to senior management, adhere to policies and practices relative to technical guidelines and change management processes, and may contribute to the development of new policies and practices by suggesting innovative ideas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher-level education or work experience equivalent

  • 2 years experience in Python development

  • Experience with Django, Git, Docker

  • Working experience in an Agile / DevOps environment

  • Ability to debug and maintain existing legacy code as well as develop new functionality and services to meet requirements within a service-oriented architecture

  • Good knowledge of software architecture, object-oriented development, design patterns and coding best practices

  • Self-learner, self-driven

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Passionate, collaborative and results oriented

  • Clear understanding of and ability to manage cognitive biases

  • Attention to detail and focus on providing vetted information

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with GNU/Linux environments

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, S3, etc.)

  • Experience with SQL databases (NoSQL knowledge desirable)

  • Experience writing API/Project documentation (Swagger (OpenAPI)/Sphinx or similar

  • Knowledge of queue/worker-based technologies (Redis, RabbitMQ, AWS SQS) etc.

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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.

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