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The Senior Associate Security Engineer plays a meaningful role in building, deploying and maintaining secure and resilient solutions to support Amgen manufacturing operations. The individual will provide security oversight and support for manufacturing and packaging operations with the focus on network security for manufacturing/packaging, automation, and facility systems. This team member be a part of the site manufacturing IS team and will work jointly with Security, Infrastructure and Operations IS teams to implement information security strategies, standards, tools and processes. Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will:

  • Work with Security Operations, Networking, Infrastructure Teams and Operations IS to provide guidance to manufacturing operations on security strategies, processes, response, and technologies.

  • Ensures new systems and changes to existing systems adheres to network security design standards.

  • Conducts periodic reviews for cyber security compliance.

  • Participate in audits covering network security and technologies.

  • Maintains site-specific architecture, asset management and sustainability documentation.

  • Collaborates with analysts, engineers, data scientists to ensure secure and resilient architecture throughout the lifecycle of the manufacturing/automation applications.

  • Ensures that the manufacturing, packaging, automation, and facilities systems are patched with latest updates.

  • Supports the Intrusion Detection System, Application Safelisting technologies, Endpoint Protection and Cyber Incident Response, and systems to support business continuity.

  • Responsible for early identification of risks, determining impact and mitigation approach, and escalation of site issues.



We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The information security professional we seek is team-oriented with these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems and/or Computer Science and 3 years’ experience

  • Prior experience in one or more information protection capabilities like security monitoring, threat intelligence, network protection, data protection, endpoint protection, technical security assessments, and security architecture.

  • Knowledge on perimeter security like Intrusion Detection Systems, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Web filtering, Application Filtering and Firewalling.

  • Solid understanding of network engineering is required. Preferred candidates will have obtained certified credentials such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent.

  • Practical knowledge of information security standards and policies like ISO 27001/27002, NIST, and others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and the ability to effectively prioritize multiple efforts.

  • Experience with regulated systems in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical device industry is preferred.

  • Experience with Operations Technologies (e.g. manufacturing, packaging, automation and facilities systems) preferred.



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

  • Vast opportunities to learn, develop, and move up and across our global organization.

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where colleagues are empowered to bring ideas to the table, take risks, and act.

  • Generous Amgen Total Rewards Plan comprising healthcare, finance, wealth and career benefits.

  • Flexible work arrangements.

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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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.​