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Amgen Sr. Associate Data Scientist – Data Analytics 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.

Sr. Associate Data Scientist – Data Analytics


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world.

Perform data analytics with data collected during the production of Amgen Combinations Products.

  • Query data from disparate internal databases and bring them together for meaningful trends, analysis, and insight.

  • Architect, develop, verify, and validate automated scripts from pulling data from disparate sources using tools like Databricks, Spotfire and Tableau.

  • Provide data analytics support in the development and validation of in-silico models for medical device and combination product systems.

  • Develop automated test scripts for debugging and validating data integrity for automated queries.

  • Work with Combination products customers for Data Analytics required to improve manufacturing operations, new product introduction, or vendor monitoring (i.e. quality, reliability, cost saving).

  • Generate procedures vital to support department and new product equipment

  • Support research and prototyping of new tools and technology in the area of Data Analytics.

  • Participate in and assume responsibilities in cross functional product improvement teams.

  • Facilitate robust horizontal communication to ensure all functions are aware of changes in work and impacts to risk.

  • Develop and maintain coordinated project plans and timelines involving data analytics and tool development.

  • Participate in requirements gathering, architecture, strategy, deployment, and documentation of new tools to digitize combination product workstreams (i.e. design control tech transfer, design verification, Human factors).

The position will require approximately 10% travel to domestic and international locations


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • OR Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of engineering/data science experience

  • OR Associate's degree and 6 years of engineering/ data science experience

  • OR High school diploma/GED and 8 years of engineering/ data science experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Mechanical, Chemical or Biomedical engineering with specialization in Data Science.

  • Experience working with data query, analytics, and visualization tools such as Databricks, Spotfire and Tableau.

  • Experience with distributed (Spark, Dask) and cloud (AWS, GCP) computing

  • Experience in programming or complex scripting languages. Ability to debug and test automated scripts.

  • Experience writing SQL queries, mining large and imbalanced datasets, using data visualization tools

  • Experience in a combination product or medical device development organization to understand the business processes.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organization skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly matrixed team environment.

  • Technical writing experience.


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 expand your skills, 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/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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Join Us

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.