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Amgen Specialist Software Engineer - Salesforce Technical Lead 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.

Specialist IS Engineer - Salesforce


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will design and build secure and scalable solutions on the Salesforce platform, work with Platform, product teams & Product Owner, Technologists and Business and IS stakeholders, and driving the evolution of our MyAmgen portal using the latest technological solutions, ensuring the product's quality, resiliency and scalability. This role will be focused on developing applications and guiding the technical team in building the most efficient solutions based on our roadmap and maintain a comprehensive set of technical documents and guidelines. You will stay abreast of current Salesforce capabilities and roadmaps, drive the adoption of standard software development, engineering and release processes, using Agile and Dev/Ops standard methodologies. Software application Dev/Ops on Amgen’s platform using Apex, Visual Force, and Lightning Web Components


  • Develop and maintain customizations for solution delivery using Salesforce

  • Develop and customize application using Apex, SOQL, JavaScript, Visual Force, AJAX, HTML, XML, CSS, Process Builders, Flow Management, Custom Settings, Workflow Rules, Triggers, Data Loader, Reports, Dashboards, REST APIs, SOAP Web Services and migration tools

  • Configure and model the application based on the business requirements

  • Formulate sound technical solutions and prototypes based on discussions with team and product owner, following defined priorities

  • Communicate software and system designs using UML, lucid chart or other modeling tools and software. Collaborate with team members to apply abstractions and service-orientation to foster scalability

  • Develop Test classes and automation to validate business logic and avoid production issues

  • Work closely with members of the Product team, and cross-functionally with business and other IS partners using Agile, scrum and lean principles

  • Work in a changing environment, under pressure, handling multiple projects simultaneously

  • Research capabilities as needed to suit business requirements, and provide gap analysis

  • Develop estimates for projects


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of development experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of development experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of development experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of development experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration, including leadership in guiding customers and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technology for business use cases

  • A detailed understanding of web services, data modeling, and enterprise application integration concepts - including experience with implementing Salesforce Integrations using Mulesoft

  • Demonstrably excellent, context-specific and adaptive communication and presentation skills across a variety of audiences and situations; established habit of proactive thinking and behavior and the desire and ability to self-start/learn and apply new technologies

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or Amazon Connect

  • Salesforce Advanced Administration certification strongly preferred


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.