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Amgen Sr. Software Engineer - Development & Integration 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. Software Engineer - Development & Integration


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Research Materials Management team (RMM) is seeking to fill a Software Engineer position at its Thousand Oaks facility. In this vital role your responsibilities will include software development, business analysis, and project management responsibilities in support of a collection of related research applications.

Software development activities will include development of code to integrate lab automation and instrumentation, and code to extract, transform, and load data between lab applications, informatics management systems, and analysis tools.

Business analyst responsibilities are required to set future direction for the primary Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software providers.

Project management responsibilities include coordination with vendor and IS counterparts for deployment of internal and COTS applications. This hands-on position also includes working directly with lab staff on issue resolution and with management for collection of team performance metrics. This is a fast-paced role that will be a combination of remote and onsite work where every project is unique.

  • Develop SQL queries and Pipeline Pilot scripts to enhance user access to inventory and process data

  • Develop code to integrate multiple research applications using a variety of available tools including database features, web services, APIs, etc.

  • Work closely with our scientists to elucidate requirements, design a solution, and rapidly iterate on development and test cycles until the solution is accepted and productive.

  • Work with scientists and software vendors to define future directions and enhancements to COTS applications

  • Coordinate with IS counterparts on testing and deployment of relevant applications


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a software engineer with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of related experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science, or a relevant field.

  • Experience developing and optimizing SQL queries and Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures

  • Experience with data handling and visualization tools like Pipeline Pilot, Tableau, Spotfire, R, etc.

  • Experience with application integration using APIs, Web services, distributed queries, etc.

  • Experience in Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, WPF, and the .NET framework to develop desktop and web applications.

  • Experience in using and troubleshooting Windows server computers

  • Experience with COTS research materials management software, e.g. Titian Mosaic, Biovia Samples, BioAscent Compound Management.

  • Pharmaceutical or lab experience is a bonus

  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • High level of self-motivation

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated successful interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in other scientific teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams to scale a process from a manual proof-of-concept to automated operation.


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

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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.

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