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Amgen Associate SW Eng, Jr. Java Programmer: Java-Micro Services, Spring Boot in Tampa, Florida

Amgen is seeking an Associate IS Software Engineer to join the multi-site Research & Medical Informatics (RMI) organization. If you are a software engineer and want to continue to learn and utilize modern tech stack to help advance innovative medicine to help patients, join our exciting cross-functional team of technical and scientific talent.

The Research Informatics team supports Research teams globally with innovative IS and Data Science solutions to accelerate and grow Amgen’s pipeline of biopharmaceuticals. Our success in informatics is driven by our commitment to the IS Vision –

  • Unlock knowledge and data for faster innovation

  • Bring value with compelling, consumable and resilient technology

  • Enrich Amgen's engagement with patients and the healthcare community

Further, we at Amgen are building upon our proven oncology foundation and long-term dedication to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules – and we need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.


  • Support the RMI technology portfolio through software engineering contributions for research that will aid in uncovering new and deeper insights for the discovery of novel therapeutics.

  • Evaluate and utilize cutting-edge technologies in the industry to meet scientific business needs

  • Working on the development of integrations and APIs using enterprise integration patterns and frameworks

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

  • Adhere to standard methodologies for testing and designing reusable code

  • Collaborate with internal and external vendors to ensure optimal delivery of the build and run services

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree


Associate degree plus 4 years of Information Systems experience


High School / GED plus 6 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of or experience in Life, Physical or Computational Sciences.

  • Experience in Java programming, Java-Micro Services, Spring Boot

  • Experience in AngularJS/React, CSS3, HTML5, Responsive web Design

  • Proficient with SOA, Rest Services and Spring, Spring Batch, Spring boot

  • Understanding of agile methodology & DevOps (Jenkins, Docker, JIRA, Github) frameworks

  • Familiar with data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies (Oracle, PL SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, Python – NumPy, SciPy, Pandas)

  • Good learning agility, ability to pick up new technologies used to support early drug discovery data analysis needs.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners.

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 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.


Join Us

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.​