Amgen Senior Associate IS Data Security Engineer in Tampa, Florida

Amgen is searching for a Senior Associate IS Data Security Engineer covering Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technologies. The Engineer will report to the Senior Manager Information Security and will be based in Tampa, FL, at Amgen's Capability Center. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, cyber security and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

As a Data Security Engineer, you will responsible to operate, manage and improve Amgen's DLP and Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solutions. The Engineer will be responsible for delivering data protection services across Amgen's global enterprise, and will work with other engineers and business units to help design, build, administer/configure, and implement critical preventive and detective security controls related to the protection of Amgen data.


  • Maintain the service delivery and working order of Amgen DLP and CASB solutions across Amgen's global enterprise

  • Execute Amgen service management processes such as Incident Management, Change Management, Service Requests, etc. for Amgen's DLP / CASB solutions

  • Assist in the design and improvement of Amgen's data security technologies and solutions

  • Create scripts for the configuration and the testing of the implemented DLP / CASB solutions

  • Manage and perform DLP event review to include business engagement, manager escalations, legal holds and executive reporting

  • Work with business subject matter experts to collect, analyze, create, tune and automate DLP policy sets

  • Analyze events and logs for suspicious activity and opportunities to improve cloud, DLP policies

  • Assist Incident Response team in case of investigations with DLP / CASB solutions

  • Review, approve, implement changes and application integrations with CASB

  • Participate in regular meetings and conference calls with the client, IT, business stakeholders and vendors to help ensure DLP / CASB technical coverage for new or existing projects across the business

  • Perform system owner responsibilities for CASB solution

Recommended Competencies

  • Knowledge of Cloud Access Security Platforms (Elastica, Netskope, SkyHigh,etc)

  • Understanding of cloud environment (AWS, O365, Box, Salesforce, etc)

  • Linux/Windows OS Knowledge

  • Experience with DLP and Endpoint Technologies for a global enterprise

  • Good understanding on how security technologies and data flows (on-prem / cloud) integrate

  • Moderate experience with scripting (PowerShell, Python, etc)

  • Moderate experience reading and writing documentation for Infrastructure Security implementations

  • Basic experience with ITIL processes such as Incident/Problem/Configuration/Change management

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science experience

Recommended Certifications

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Security+ Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Microsoft Certifications (MCSA, MCSD, MCSE)

  • SANS Certifications

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 leverages 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 invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.