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Amgen Sr Data Engineer 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.

Sr Data Engineer


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will work on our Enterprise Engineering and Analytics (EEA) team.

  • Own end to end design and development of data engineering solutions

  • Collaborate with lead architect, Business SME’s, and Data Scientists to architect data solutions

  • Serve as lead engineer for technical implementation of projects including planning, architecture, design, development, and testing in agile setting

  • Overall management of the Enterprise Data Lake on AWS environment to ensure that the service delivery is cost effective and business SLAs around uptime, performance and capacity are met

  • Help define guidelines, standards, strategies, security policies and change management policies to support the Data Lake

  • Proactively work on challenging data integration problems by implementing optimal ETL patterns, frameworks for structured and unstructured data.

  • Automate and Optimize data pipeline and framework for easier and cost-effective development process.

  • Advice and support project teams (project managers, architects, business analysts, and developers) on tools, technology, and methodology related to the design and development of Data Lake and other Big Data solutions

  • Maintain knowledge of market trends and developments in AWS Big Data related tools, analytics software, and related and emerging technologies like cloud managed services, Agile/DevOps development processes to provide, recommend, and deliver standard methodology solutions

  • Managing and development of new data processes as required; enhancing existing systems to support new requirements


What we expect of you

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

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’s degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering related fields

  • 3+ years of experience in the data warehouse space

  • 5+ years of programming experience preferably in Python, Scala or Java.

  • 5+ Experience architecting and building ETL pipelines; Hands-on experience with SQL

  • 2+ Years of experience in one or more ETL tools like Informatica, Snaplogic, Talend Etc.

  • Experience with data modeling.

  • Experience working with Apache Spark, Apache Airflow

  • Hands on development experience with Databricks

  • Experience with Software engineering best-practices, including but not limited to version control, CI/CD, automated testing

  • Experience with AWS services: EC2, S3, EMR, RDS, Redshift/Spectrum, Lambda, Glue, Athena

  • Understanding of relational/ dimensional data modeling techniques

  • Ability to work in a startup-like environment with little supervision

  • Ability to effectively present information for all levels, and respond to questions from managers, clients, and customers


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 improve 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.