Amgen Principal Data Scientist in Thousand Oaks, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.
Principal Data Scientist
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will develop innovative and fit-for-purpose analytical strategies and anticipate and find opportunities for Analytics to support novel study designs and targeted identification of operational risks.
Strategic planning and development of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities across Amgen as an enterprise
Lead cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically integrate data, derive insights, and automate processes
Partner across the Research and Development at Amgen so as to interact, learn from, and lead teams involved in Amgen processes
Successful execute projects allowing for demonstrated technical feasibility for advanced informatic capabilities, as well as ultimately derive substantial business value for Amgen
Strategic, technical, and people leadership with both internal and external stakeholders
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 collaborator with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 2 years of analytical and/or functional leadership experience Or
Master’s degree and 4 years of analytical and/or functional leadership experience Or
Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of analytical and/or functional leadership experience
Experience with variety of data analysis and modeling methods particularly in their application to biological systems (i.e. Unsupervised (PCA, K-Means), Supervised (Regularized Linear/Logistic Regression, Boosted Forests, Deep Learning), Bayesian, Fourier/Laplace)
Proficient in both Python and R
Familiarity and background with biotechnology processes and regulatory requirements
Biological domain understanding: Masters/PhD in a mathematical (i.e. applied math, statistics) or biologically relevant field (i.e. biological engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, bioinformatics)
Strong statistics and programming background with proven experience delivering on data science and machine learning projects (experience with Bayesian, NLP, and deep learning approaches are a big plus)
Familiarity with DevOps and good software practices (i.e. version control, continuous integration, test driven development)
Strong communication skills and experience with client engagement: candidate's will have outstanding experience engaging directly with clients (scientific/biological experience is preferred) in developing data science/machine learning or other software solutions
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
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
for a career that defies imagination
In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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 a 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.
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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.