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Amgen Specialist IS Business Analyst in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is seeking a Specialist IS Business Systems Analyst to join the Research and Development IS team at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA. As part of the team, you will partner with Global Clinical Program Management, Clinical Metrics & Reporting, and Clinical Study Planning teams to develop solutions to support Global Development Operations mission with the Next Generation Trial Execution Initiative (NGTE). We are looking for a Technical Business Analyst with a proven versatile skillset, including technical acumen and excellent learning agility with the ability to lead joint discussions requiring innovative technological solutions to complex scientific problems. The Analyst will bring to bear a combination of prior experience, problem solving skills and client engagement skills to drive business strategies to successful outcomes.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drive, sustain and advance Global Development Operations Digital capabilities.

  • Create end to end Informatics solutions in support of Global Development Operations activities

  • Evaluate and utilize cutting-edge technologies in the industry to meet multifaceted business needs.

  • Ensure effective communication between business stakeholders, technical staff and vendors to analyze clinical needs and implement informatics solutions in data acquisition, integration and analysis.

  • Serves as a lead on project teams, as project manager for small initiatives and typically a workstream lead for larger projects.

  • Helps to track problems and issues and their resolution. Interacts and reports progress to senior business and IS leadership and escalates as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree OR

Master’s degree & 2 years of Information Systems experience OR

Bachelor’s degree & 4 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science or Engineering.

  • 4+ years of Business Analysis experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.

  • Strong data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies

  • Expertise in translating business requirements to technical requirements and recommend solutions!

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate/lead multiple projects/activities with competing priorities.

  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate with Business users in non-technical language

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.

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. 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. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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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.​