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Amgen Sr Machine Learning Scientist in Thousand Oaks, California


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.

Sr. Machine Learning Scientist


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will apply data science expertise to develop models and algorithms, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of computational and experimental scientists, across potentially broad discovery area of research. The key responsibilities include,

  • Develop and implement cutting edge machine learning and other data science solutions

  • Collaborate with other Amgen computational scientists to develop or optimize predictive models that can directly impact the discovery pipeline

  • Provide technical leadership to other data scientists and data engineers


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a data scientist with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Data Science experience.


Master’s degree and 5 years of Data Science experience


Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of Data Science experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Computational Sciences, Applied Math, Statistics, or related quantitative fields

  • Strong track record of research accomplishment with a minimum of five scientific publications or conference presentations

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in applying data science and machine learning to molecular sciences or drug discovery

  • Extensive expertise in advanced data science techniques and tools, machine learning, supervised/unsupervised learning, statistical analysis etc.

  • Experience with UNIX, Python, C++, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras

  • Strong communication and technical leadership skills and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary team environment


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

Apply now

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.

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 and Puerto Rico 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.