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Amgen Senior Associate Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California

Are you eager to take your full stack software engineering and team leadership skills and use them to create new digital automated processes? Would you like to work for a team that is continuously simplifying processes and building automation to advance our business of life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using the latest technologies in the cloud computing Infrastructure, ML/AI algorithms, robotic automation, DevSecOps practices, Platform as a Service, and other modern automation technologies to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses.

We are seeking a Software Engineer 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 stakeholders through continuous productivity improvement via the use of automation software technologies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.

  • Partner with senior software/automation engineers to develop automation projects and ensure quality and timely delivery of projects

  • Contribute towards efforts to design, build, and develop rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) automated solutions and services. Quickly and iteratively prove or disprove the concepts being considered.

  • Work with process subjectmatterexperts (SMEs) to understand key process requirements and transform them into software solutions

  • Collaborate with business partners to understand how softwareengineeringandautomation can improve workflow and productivity

  • Work closely with other teams and Process Engineers to identify, stop, simplify business process waste and codify into software engineering solutions

  • Review functional and technical designs to identify areas of risk and/or missing requirements.

  • Provide technical write-ups and drawings to promote the proposed solutions

  • Collaborate with the other engineering teammembers to ensure all services are reliable, maintainable, and well-integrated into existing platforms.

  • Adhere to standard methodologies for testing and designing reusable code.

  • Be constantly curious and feed your passion and interests in groundbreaking technology. Use your given time to look for new, innovative and automated ways to do business differently, better, and more cost effectively.

Basic Qualifications

Master’s degree

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience

OR

Associate degree and 6 years of directly related experience

OR

High School/ GED and 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in computer science or related field

  • Experience in Software Engineering with aproventrackrecord of specification, design and development

  • Experience in one or more programming/scripting languages, including but not limited to: Java, C, C++, Swift/Objective C, Python, Go, C#, or JavaScript

  • Experience doing full stack development including infrastructure cloud services (Storage, VMs, Network, etc.) as well as application and user experience in a continuous CI/CD pipeline environment

  • Good experience working withagilemethodology & DevOps (Jenkins, JIRA, Github) frameworks with successful experience working in a collaborativeteamenvironment

  • Experience working with container technologies (e.g., Docker) and developing micro-services and APIs

  • Data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau)

  • Workingknowledge in relational databases with a mastery of SQL.

  • Understanding of native cloud computing, design, development and security patterns for AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • Experience with translating business requirements to technical requirements and recommend solutions for softwareengineeringandautomation

  • Knowledge of or experience withagilemethodology

  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging applications.

  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge and learn platforms, languages, tools and technologies

We understand that to optimally sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

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. 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 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. 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. The Research organization is the innovation engine discovering and developing next generation of innovative medicines to meet unmet medical needs.

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.​

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