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Amgen Specialist Software Engineer - Remote Role in Tampa, Florida


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Software Developer Specialist


What you will do

In this vital role, as a developer on the Data Science Workbench (DSWB) team, you will support Amgen's many data science teams as we work together to build the analysis, ML/AI model and insights that will drive Amgen's mission forward.

  • Explore cutting-edge technologies for data engineering, data science and ML/AI model ops

  • Provide technical leadership to developers with a wide range of technical skills including data engineering, web application development, backend software/API development, and AWS cloud infrastructure

  • At least 50% of time spent contributing to DSWB code base

  • Engage directly with data science clients, identify challenges they are facing and suggest solutions

  • At least 20% of time crafting content including help guides, white papers, and webinars

  • Configure, integrate and run technologies including Databricks, Docker, Kubernetes, Juptyer, RStudio, Dash, SageMaker, AWS IAM, EKS, S3, CloudFormation, Lambda, Kinesis, RDS, Redshift


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The technology professional we seek is a data enthusiast with these qualifications.

  • Demonstrated ability working with software development languages such as Python or Java

  • Knowledge of DevOps concepts such as test-driven development, CI/CD, containerization, automated deployment, documentation-as-code, infrastructure-as-code, etc.

  • Familiar with AWS or other cloud service provides

  • Can work independently and asynchronously with team members across multiple time zones

  • Can owner a feature from beginning to end—including collaborating with clients on requirements, delegating development and being responsible for implementation

  • Loves learning and exploring new technologies in the constantly evolving data/ML engineering ecosystem

  • Enjoys working with data systems and has a passion for data

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Kubernetes or AWS EKS

  • Building production APIs (e.g. using Lambda/API Gateway)

  • Experiencing building web applications

  • Experience supporting data science or BI clients, can understand their pain points and can collaborate on solutions


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.