Amgen Sr Associate IS Programmer Analyst - Information Discovery and Search in Tampa, Florida
Amgen is seeking a Senior Associate Information Systems (IS) Programmer Analyst to join its Analytics and Knowledge Management (AKM) team, who will be responsible for implementing search solutions in support of Amgen's search strategy. The Sr Associate IS Programmer Analyst will report to the Sr Manager Information Systems based at Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL.
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, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.
AKM services include Advanced Analytics and Data Integration, Big Data technology services, Information Discovery and Search, Information Architecture, Knowledge Management (KM) and Regulated Content Management. This role will be part of the Information Discovery and Search team.
Key Activities for the Sr Associate IS Prog Analyst:
Work as a full stack developer within the Data and Search Platforms team that uses several Data, Search & AWS technologies
Design, develop, and maintain crawlers and document processing/enrichment pipelines that create search indexes using data from structured and unstructured data sources
Collaborate with business partners and business analysts to translate business requirements into technical requirements
Assist with estimating level of effort and hours required for each phase of a project
Code and perform unit and integration testing of software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements
Write technical documentation to support the platforms and maintain knowledge repository using confluence for the technical implementations and capabilities of the platforms
Continually improve/enhance platform capabilities and work on the platform backlog
Ensure projects and deliverables are completed on time and within budget
Provide Run/DevOps support for search platforms and applications
Research and evaluate technical solutions including various open source and proprietary search platforms, NoSQL databases, graph databases, and web based search user interface tools
Prepare and maintain communication materials like roadmaps, position papers, presentations, demos and socialize the materials with our business clients and partner IS services
Deliver results in an environment consisting of diverse global and matrixed partners; including non-dedicated resources
Effectively manage relationships with internal business partners, service partners, and vendors
International and Domestic travel, up to 10%
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience
Associate degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Information Systems experience
2+ years of experience working on search platforms and web-application development
Experience with Solr or Elasticsearch
Experience designing and developing large-scale Search Engine components
Solr Integration with web based front ends
Java/JEE Development experience and Java Certifications
Full stack development experience
Experience with Morphlines
Experience with Machine Learning, NLP and Image recognition algorithms
Experience with GitHub, CVS, SVN (source code control systems)
Experience with Hadoop and Map Reduce concepts
Working knowledge of Relational Databases
Experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical skills for effective problem solving
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.