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Amgen Identity Management / Access - Architect in Tampa, Florida


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Specialist IS Architect - Identity Management


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will report to the Senior Manager Information Systems based out of Amgen’s Capability Center in Tampa, FL. Our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides crucial services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.

Identity Management at Amgen is a core group responsible for leading all the enterprise directories, identity provisioning and access management/ governance solutions, single sign-on tools, privileged identity management, PKI and other authentication platforms.


  • Be the owner for Amgen’s IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) and Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI) environments.

  • Architect and maintain Amgen’s identity provisioning environment as well as support other identity related systems used to support authentication and authorization. Align new and existing applications and systems to IAM/RBAC framework.

  • Provide technical and governance oversight to all IdM projects. Serve as the technical architect in the analysis, design and implementation of all IdM related projects and be responsible for their successful delivery while meeting the overall security and integrity of the solution.

  • Monitor operational and performance statistics for managed systems to ensure reliability and availability, perform preventative maintenance, and automate routine procedures. Maintain growth statistics and resource forecasts.

  • Maintain production change control schedule and participate in change control processes

  • Troubleshoot problems, respond to critical issues, and perform repairs as needed

  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers and applications to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

  • Build and maintain technical documentation such as SOPs, design documents, operational drawings, manuals, etc

  • Participate in vendor proposals, contract negotiations/renewals

  • May have responsibilities outside of business hours

  • International and domestic less than 10%!


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Architect we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor's Degree and 5 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:

  • Solid understanding of Identity and Access and Role Management applications (IBM ISIM, IBM IGI, Sailpoint IdentityIIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager)

  • Working knowledge of the Salesforce Force platform

  • Experience with managing systems in a federally regulated environment with experience in compliance and regulations such as FDA/SOX, GxP, Privacy

  • Programming and scripting skills such as PowerShell, Perl, VB Script, Java, C#, etc.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills


What you can expect of us

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.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $110,460-$140,610 USD

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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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 cancers, 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.