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Amgen Principal IS System Business Analyst - Technical Product Owner Safety Platform in Thousand Oaks, California

Principal Information System Business System Analyst - Technical Product Owner


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will play a meaningful role as a strategic IT partner to the Global Patient Safety (GPS) organization. The incumbent will be accountable for end-to-end service delivery, strategy, and focus on transformation of the Safety IT technology landscape. This role requires Pharmacovigilance (PV) domain expertise and technical experience in safety systems (e.g. Argus Safety) and supporting technologies.

As a Principal Information System Business System Analyst you will:

  • Takes a leadership role in the management of product team, and CWs by educating, motivating, and guiding in delivery and maintenance of this service delivery to enrich business area strategy as a whole

  • Responsible for portfolio and financial management including securing funds, RFPs, exploration of solution options, forecasting, demand/resource planning, vendor management and run/build operations for reporting

  • Keeps up to date on new industry and emerging technology which can provide advantages and groundbreaking innovation

  • Responsible for leading audit/inspection support

  • Participates as a domain expert for PV systems. Plays a meaningful role in many multi-functional corporate Amgen initiatives with various partners, service owners, and technical teams from all organizations globally impacting GPS

  • Leads business and system capability planning and roadmap for PV Operations


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The technology leader manager we seek is an innovator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of Information Systems experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert in Pharmacovigilance process and systems, Computer Systems Validation including FDA 21 CFR Part 11, and GxP compliance (minimum 5 years)

  • 5+ years of knowledge of Oracle Argus Safety or another safety database

  • Ability to set expectations with business partners and effectively use governance for a positive business partner experience

  • Strong communications skills in writing, speaking, communicating to various audiences in a clear and concise manner

  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Natural Language Generation (NLG) automation technologies

  • 5 years of systems analysis/business process improvements and support experience with various types of Software Development Life Cycles methodologies

  • Experience working in a product-focused organization while keeping the focus on clients

  • Understanding of Business Intelligence tools (e.g Cognos, Tableau, Spotfire)

  • Solid grasp of integration technologies (Mulesoft or Rest API) and cloud computing (AWS)

  • Experienced in database programming languages, concepts, including Oracle SQL skills and PL/SQL

  • Experienced with DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Must be creative, have high learning agility to solve problems and solutions with the intent to understand and solve better

  • Prior experience as a Technical Product Owner or experience in directly managing staff members


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

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