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Amgen Process Optimization Engineer in Los Angeles, California

Are you eager to take your software development testing skills and use them in creative new ways to build ground breaking software that helps develop life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using state of the art technology to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses. We are seeking a Software Engineer in our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters or Tampa, FLA to join our Patient Safety IS team.

Are you eager to take your software development testing skills and use them in creative new ways to test ground breaking software that helps develop life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using cloud technology, DevSecOps frameworks, and migration and continuous deployment pipelines to create new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses. We are seeking an SDE/T engineer to fill a position in Amgen's newly built Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE) team. Our small product team is a high-energy, tight-knit group who builds our DevSecOps framework used globally by Amgen development teams.

Responsibilities:

Leadership in defining technical and process improvements with many groups of business, IS and vendors to develop in more automated fashion

Assessment of processes to identify potential key issues or bottlenecks (process discovery, definition/mapping, visualization, cataloging, mining)

The successful candidate will contribute to the success of business outcomes by making fundamental improvements in how data and information is managed, business processes are operated, physical work flow is directed to efficiently achieve the integration and orchestration of all activities required for product development. You will work as part of a product team chartered to deliver technology solutions to successfully drive business outcomes.

We are seeking a Senior Automation Engineer leader to fill a position in Amgen's Process Simplification and Automation team. Our teams are group of high-energy, motivated doers that want to improve the lives of our partners through continuous productivity improvement via the use of automation software technologies.

This role entails the integration of commercial off the shelf (COTS) application platforms focused on RIM for Life Sciences and systems across R&D and Operations. A deep understanding of RIM processes, incl. authoring is helpful, but not required. You will also be required to gain in-depth business domain knowledge, perform data modeling, facilitate and document business requirements via client sessions and workshops for complex and multi-segment business processes, and help translate and communicate the requirements to the technical design and development team.

Partner with business and technology teams to elicit, analyze, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements and solutions.

The incumbent will be an active participant in all phases of the RDM Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) including: business client expectation and requirement scope management, process and systems analysis, requirements elicitation, articulating system solutions and approaches for addressing business needs, and supporting the development of business cases for proposed solutions. Big focus of this role will be on technically configuring and testing the solutions during steady state.

Work closely with automation/software engineers, architects and technical SMEs, to deliver optimized digital solution and increase adoption

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Master’s degree AND 2 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience

OR

Bachelor’s degree AND 4 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience

OR

Associate’s degree AND 10 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience

OR

High school diploma/GED AND 12 years of Information Systems or Statistical Analysis experience

Minimum Qualifications::

  • Key area of responsibility is to perform process mapping and/or process mining of transactional business processes across Amgen, problem identification, and design of futures state processes.

  • Ability to implement various process mapping and mining technologies to base line business area performance.

  • Translate business process analysis and solution options into business cases and present to functional senior leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with scientific domain expertise to communicate optimally with scientific partners, IS Executive leadership, and develop Informatics strategies

  • Strong experience in business analysis and process mapping

  • Continuous improvement mindset (i.e LEAN, Kaizen, etc.)

  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies (such as Sprint and Scrum) and DevOps

  • Experience working in product teams and having service delivery mindset

  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and technologies, work cross-functionally in teams (internal and external)

  • Demonstrated ability of leadership, collaboration and project management

  • US Citizen or green card holders

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 uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and spectacularly 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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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