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Amgen Senior Associate IS Architect, Source to Pay in Lisbon, Portugal


The Amgen Capability Center in Lisbon, Portugal (ACCP) will be home to over 300 multi-national and multi-cultural employees, representing a broad range of cross functional capabilities, including Commercial, General and Administrative, Information Systems, Research and Development and more. The ACCP will offer rich career growth and development opportunities, regional and global exposure and the opportunity to LIVE, WIN and THRIVE in one of Europe’s most attractive cities. Our ACCP offices will be temporarily located at the Maleo – Saldanha, Av. da República 18, 1050-191 Lisbon, while we work toward finding a permanent office in the vibrant city center of Lisbon.

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 read over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Associate IS Architect - Source to Pay

Job Description

Amgen is seeking a Senior Associate IS Architect with creativity and passion to drive innovation and change in the Source to Pay (S2P) space. The Senior Associate will drive an ambitious Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) program to evolve how Amgen handles contracts globally with our suppliers. This role will be part of a new Agile Product Team being formed to deploy groundbreaking solutions across Amgen globally. Are you a seasoned technologist that enjoys collaborating with business partners to enable a more connected enterprise? Come join our team!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Drive CLM program as part of Accelerating Digital Innovation to evolve how Amgen handles contracts globally with our suppliers

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to Sourcing, Procure to Pay, Accounting, Tax, and Corporate services partners by providing insights that drive increased automation

  • Collaborate with business partners to understand and document business requirements, develop and configure solution/data integration flows, security or compliance requirements

  • Experience in S2P processes related to solutions such as SAP Ariba, ECC and/or S/4HANA, Concur, Sirion, etc.

  • Understand solution architecture and co-innovate with peer architects from other workstreams to advance the capabilities of S2P eco-system

  • Maintain the Global S2P template and ensures its continued governance and evolution

  • Facilitate system build, testing, and deployment according to approved solution architecture, best practices and works independently

  • Work with Specialist IS Architect to triage issues reported in CLM system Prepares and maintains solid documentation throughout the project

  • Experience in Agile methodology and DevOps

  • Ability to communicate ideas verbally and written in English

Basic Qualifications

Master’s Degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience working in Source to Pay Systems


Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience working in Source to Pay Systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in architecting, configuring, and/or integrating S2P solutions such as SAP Ariba, ECC or S/4HANA, Concur, Field Glass, DocuSign, etc. for global deployments

  • Manage translation of business processes or user stories into technical design and/or architecture flows

  • Experience in deploying a CLM solution globally and/or integrating to SAP and/or Non-SAP systems

  • Experience in CLM solutions such as Ariba, Sirion labs, etc and Thomson Reuters Tax OneSource is preferred

  • Understanding of reporting Enterprise Data Fabric (EDF), Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW), Data lake, and frontend tools (i.e. BOBJ, Cognos, Tableau) would be a plus

  • Experience working with software systems validation, SOX, Information Privacy, FDA cGxP controlled environment and 21 CFR Part 11 regulations

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology, ability to establish, implement, and make sure appropriate IS standards to meet business requirements

  • Experience in Agile and Devops model applying concepts like User Stories, Personas, Epics, features, Sprint etc.

  • Desire to work with a truly dynamic and exciting team, with a “roll-up your sleeves” approach

  • Foster a culture of innovation to encourage resources to evaluate and introduce new technologies that will allow business to meet their objectives

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 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 accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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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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