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Amgen Senior Data Engineer in Tampa, Florida


We are seeking a Sr Data Engineer to join our team to develop an insight driven sensing capability with a focus on revolutionizing decision making. As part of this role you will be designing and developing robust data models, data pipelines and data products as part of a product team of data scientists, business analysts, and software engineers. The team will rely on your expertise in automating the transformation and manipulation of data to generate insights while building this visionary new capability for Amgen.


  • Determine which tools and architectures are available for pipeline development based on the data source format and current technologies

  • Develop data flow pipelines to extract, transform, and load data from various data sources in various forms, including custom ETL pipelines that enable model and product development

  • Build data products and service processes which perform data transformation, metadata extraction, workload management and error processing management to ensure high quality data

  • Collaborate with Data Scientists to normalize and clean data in order to produce robust and high quality data assets

  • Support Data Science team with model design by anticipating and engineering features needed to drive model development and insight generation

  • Provide clear documentation for delivered solutions and processes, integrating documentation

  • Ensure that data engineering applications are aligned with the overall architectural and development guidelines

  • Identify and implement internal process improvements for data management (automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability)

  • Partner with business stakeholders and other technical team members to identify and acquire data sources that are most relevant to business needs and goals

  • Demonstrate deep technical and domain knowledge in order to propose potential solutions

  • Mentor junior data engineers on best practices in the industry and in the Amgen data landscape

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 degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with teams of data scientists, software engineers and business experts to drive insights

  • Strong understanding of relevant data standards and industry trends

  • Ability to understand new business requirements and prioritize them for delivery

  • Proficient in one of the coding languages (Python, Java, Scala)

  • Hands on experience writing SQL using any RDBMS (Redshift, Postgres, MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, etc.).

  • Experience with Schema Design & Dimensional data modeling.

  • Experience with AWS Services like EC2, S3, Redshift/Spectrum, Glue, Athena, RDS, Lambda, and API gateway.

  • Experience with software DevOps CI/CD tools, such Git, Jenkins, Linux, and Shell Script

  • Experience with Spark, Hive, Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming, and Airflow.

  • Hands on experience using Databricks/Jupyter or similar notebook environment.

  • Experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)​

  • Experience working with test-driven development and software test automation​

  • Experience working in a Product environment

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.​