Amgen Specialist IS Architect in Tampa, Florida
Amgen is seeking a Specialist IS Architect who acts as a thought partner and application visionary shaping the Corporate Functions Platforms technology demand among the business community. While working with both business and technology groups to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation, and then to conceptual design from which applications and solutions are developed. The IS Architect shall also manage minor system enhancement projects, perform major enhancement or transformational project tasks, and support steady-state operations within the application portfolio.
The Specialist IS Architect serves as an internal point of contact for flow of information between team members and reports to the Senior Manager Information Systems - Corporate Functions Platforms at the Amgen Capability Center in Tampa, Florida. They will be a contributor to the success of the Corporate Functions vision to improve end user experience and optimally meet the business needs. This role will provide exposure to the Amgen's Corporate Functions Platforms and its internal business clients in the Source to Pay (S2P) area with strong emphasis in Procurement Systems. It shall be expected that the Specialist IS Architect serves as the S2P subject matter expert for Build and Run services.
Provides subject matter expertise to the Sourcing and Procurement community
Partners with Service Owner, peer full-time employees, and managed service provider in the development, delivery, and continuous improvement of the Corporate Functions Platforms service
Drives minor enhancement projects based on PMLC, collaborating with application development teams
Ensures compliant documentation with supporting detail
Creates compelling business cases with cost estimation accuracy, then translates complex business processes into clear, actionable steps for successful execution of business capability delivery while converting business functionality into applicable requirements
Partners with IS Architects to deliver major and transformational projects
Supports steady-state operations to ensure service level agreements are met
Provides day-to-day support to the execution of the Corporate Functions platforms technology roadmap and lifecycle management (LCM) plans
Coordinates activities toward implementation of the Corporate Functions Operating Model
Works independently, function as a knowledge resource for less experienced colleagues while providing oversight using best practices and change management discipline to improve systems and services
Assist in issue escalation management
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
Master's Degree in Engineering, Information Systems, or Computer Science
Experience with S2P systems including SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass, and Concur.
Demonstrated experience in project management of technical projects
Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills, leadership, multitasking, persuasion, negotiation of critical issues, a strong attention to detail, and solid understanding of business complexity
Strong service management mindset in delivering services against business capabilities across Source to Pay areas
Proven analytical, data-driven problem solving skills
Proven consultative skills engaging people throughout an organization while working in a fast-paced high-performance team environment
Previous experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
High attention to detail and self-directed
Ability to work in a team environment, effectively interacting with others
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.