Amgen Principal Web Application Full Stack Programmer in Thousand Oaks, California
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), 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.
The Principal Web Application Full Stack Programmer role will be responsible for implementing solutions to support Amgen's enterprise analytics strategy. This position will be part of the Analytics and Knowledge Management group and will be based at Thousand Oaks, CA. The successful candidate will have experience in open source web application development technologies and public cloud development experience using AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure.
Lead full-stack web-based application development for various enterprise applications
Responsible for defining and implementing project and technical road maps that align with the strategy
Develop high level solution architecture, feature, and capability assessments for projects.
Overall accountability of technical implementation aspects of projects including planning, architecture, design, development and testing
Partner with IS and business stakeholders to ensure that the solution is an appropriate fit for the end users
Lead a team of programmers while also willing to jump in and do programming/code-reviews etc. based on project demands
Research and evaluate various web application development platforms
Maintain knowledge of market trends and developments in web application development frameworks and related and emerging technologies to provide, recommend, and deliver best practice solutions
Doctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience
Master's degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience
Associate degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience
BS or MS in computer science or related field
5+ years of experience leading full stack web application development projects
Experience building and using JSON-based RESTful APIs
Experience developing dynamic and data-driven web applications/sites
Hands on experience using Linux/Unix
Experience using search engines like Solr or Elasticsearch as the back-end for web applications is a plus
Previous experience with AWS technologies is a plus
Good understanding of software development, DevOps, unit test, automated testing, GitLab, continuous integration (Jenkins), and continuous deployment (Docker and Kubernetes)
Experience creating web application wireframes and mockups. Good understanding of user experience concepts and their application in developing an appealing user interface
Understanding and experience with security fundamentals, role-based security, and familiarity using encryption keys and controls
Strong communication skills
Experience designing and delivering services in a multi-national, world-wide design pattern with its incumbent security, privacy, latency, and availability issues understood
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.