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Amgen Sr Associate, IS Business Analyst in Lisbon, Portugal

Career Category

Information Systems

Job Description


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Sr. Associate Business Analyst


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will drive innovation in a highly integrated tax provision landscape. The Sr Associate Business Analyst will be an integral member of an agile-focused operations team that will support and continuously improve groundbreaking solutions for Amgen’s global Tax professionals.

  • Co-innovate with Amgen Digital Technology and Innovation professionals by developing, planning, and managing the long-term roadmap

  • Assist your leader in defining architecture standards and building enhancements, with life cycle updates in custom-developed SQL-based technology and SaaS solutions

  • Provide technical support and monitoring to enable the achievement of service level agreements for effective operation of systems

  • Manage access to corporate applications

  • Partner with system vendors and external partners to provide day-to-day support over the operation of key applications

  • Act as a point of contact in problem investigation and participate in reviewing business impacts, root causes, and implementation of recommended actions

  • Maintain all design specifications and test protocols

  • Work independently, function as a knowledge resource under direction of more experienced European and US-based team members while providing oversight using best practices and change management discipline to improve systems and services

  • Assist in issue escalation management

  • Conduct periodic review of system access and security reviews

  • Respond to inspections or audits

  • Monitor global regulatory technology landscape


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The architect IS professional we seek is a leader with these


Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree


  • Master’s degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 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

  • Ability to work in a team environment, optimally interacting with others and mentoring junior team members in geographically disbursed model

  • Skills with Transact-SQL development

  • Experience with SQL Server Always-On environments

  • Experience with Visual Basic for Applications and integration with Excel

  • Good at logic and solving problems

  • Ability to explain complicated technical concepts simply

  • Strong service management mindset in delivering production support

  • High attention to detail and self-directed

  • Ability to work in a team environment, effectively interacting with other geographically disbursed team members

  • Experience with Alteryx, Tableau and ETL technologies (i.e. Informatica) a plus

  • Experience working on upstream and downstream integrations with applications such as Hyperion.

  • Exposure to tax technologies such as One Source Tax Provision solutions

  • Fluent in English


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, improve your expertise, and enhance your potential along your career journey

  • A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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.