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Amgen Data Platforms - Operations Manager in Thousand Oaks, California


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.

Data Platforms - Operations Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for oversight, governance, and administration of Amgen’s US commercial data & analytics warehouse, lead cross-functional data & analytics enablement efforts and work on data science models. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Data Sciences and will be part of a cross functional data governance team to ensure timely and accurate data for business analysis and decision making.

  • LeadtheUScommercialData Lake at Amgen as a business owner for one or more therapeutic areas (TAs)

  • Enable and participate in product launches by Onboarding and setting up new sources and data sets for Analytics; Reporting, etc.

  • Lead new capabilities of the Data Platforms, including but not limited to, requests that have an impact on multiple domains in pharma (ex. Medical, commercial, compliance, etc.)

  • Product Owner for Data Requests from multiple collaborators- including Secondary Analytics teams, DataSciencesand Forecasting, etc.

  • Responsible for the management of both identified as well as de-identified patient data sets

  • Business Owner and SME for the Assigned Therapeutic Areas

  • Lead POCs and Tech evaluations in partnership with our IS team

  • Lead efforts to optimize our Data ecosystem and better support our customers

  • Lead implementation of data solutions in support of all partners

  • Lead and support cross-functional prioritization of data platform requests in co-ordination with Leads from Commercial Sales, Marketing, and Web

  • Crafting prototypes and demos to better access and use data assets

  • Be an integralpart on projects and/or programs with striveto systematically derive insights that drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients

  • Identifying business needs and proposing potential data science solutions

  • Communicating analysis ideas, progress and results to leadership and business partners

  • Ensuring systems and models meet business requirements and industry standards

  • Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets

  • Ad hoc projects and analysis would be a standing 10-20% of the role


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Biotech and/or pharmaceutical industryexperience

  • MS in Engineering,ComputerScience, Mathematics, Data Sciences, Statistics, or Operations

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in commercial operations

  • Motivated teammate with demonstrated in problem-solving, data, analytics, and operations

  • Experience with pharmaceutical data sets such as patient-level data sets, sales data sets (XPO, DDD, chargebacks, vendor data), and claims datasets (SHS, IQVIA), publications, KOLs, and Medical activity data, etc.

  • Ability to direct and lead work through others (e.g. cross-functional partnership and/or vendor)

  • Technical proficiency with strong logical, problemsolving, and decision-making skills

  • Experience with Agile Methodology of implementation of projects

  • Experience with working with cross-functional teams in prioritizing tasks

  • Cross-functional and leadership negotiating and influencing skills

  • Training and presentations skills from prior experience

  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets

  • Ability to collaborate, partner and influence leadership/business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end

  • Abilitytocommunicate analysis in a clear, detailed, and impactful manner

  • Passionforlearning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics

  • Hands-on data engineering, AI/ML modeling experience, prototyping and reporting (BI tools)


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 expandyourskills,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/lifebalance, 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.

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