Amgen Commercial Data Scientist in Thousand Oaks, California
As part of the Commercial Data Science team, the Data Scientist will lead projects and collaborate with business partners across global regions including commercial insights teams, brand teams, sales operations, data teams, external vendor partners, media agencies, service owners and IS peers to develop analytical models and insights across Amgen’s Global Commercial Organization to cater to answer/solve specific business problems. This role will lead the projects from the front and will be responsible for end to end execution of the advanced analytic projects. The Data Scientist will innovate and build business impact through the strategic use of advanced analytics techniques.
This position will be primarily responsible for:
Leading, using and developing data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities across Amgen’s Global commercial organization (across regions)
Leading projects and be part of cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically derive insights that ultimately derive substantial business value for Amgen
Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
Identifying business needs, doing SWOT analysis, proposing potential analytical approaches for solutions, acquire approvals and the execute the work end to end.
Building high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts using Python or R
Leading, collaborating and communicating cross-functionally with internal partners to develop appropriate methodology to answer specific business questions
Presenting analysis ideas, progress and results to business partners in clear and impactful manner
Proficient in MS Office suite specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
Adept in crafting clear and powerful presentations and stories using PPT slides
Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets
Master’s degree and 3 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
Associate degree and 10 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
Degree in Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Statistics, or Operations Research
Experience leading the projects and in executions of the projects end to end
Experience with databases including relational, SQL, and Graph
Programming experience with Python, R, or SAS and experience with ML libraries like scikitlearn, MLib, Keras, TensorFlow, Pytorch, etc.
Write well-abstracted and reusable code in Python, R, or Scala; you freely navigate in Linux environment
Detailed technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets
Ability to collaborate and influence business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end
Excellent communication skills to communicate analysis in a clear, precise manner
Experience working with large datasets, experience working with distributed computing tools (Spark, Hive, etc.)
Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics
Biotech / Pharma industry experience
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
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.
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.