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Amgen Biostatistics Senior Manager – R Group in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


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.

Biostatistics Senior Manager – R Group


What you will do

Let’s do this together. Let’s change the world. In this role we are looking for individuals with quantitative science background (statistics, data science, computer science, mathematics or similar) and passion in drug development to join an R analytic group within global statistical science at Amgen. This role will have opportunity to work across Amgen’s pipeline (early and late) to oversee the development of data review visualization tool, statistical/machine learning algorithms, and analytic pipeline/package/application in R. It provides opportunity to develop leadership skills in clinical development strategy and address scientific questions through practical quantitative thinking. In this role you will

  • Interact with clinical scientists, data management, statistical programming, data standard team to streamline data quality review process for real-time data quality monitoring

  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues (e.g., clinical scientist, study statistician, programmer) to develop data visualization application, statistical modeling and algorithm in R to address issues in clinical data quality

  • Overseeing design and development of R shiny applications, interactive visualizations, automate processes and provide continuous support to facilitate centralized tool building and enable real-time, high-quality analysis delivery

  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in the field of R, statistics and quantitative sciences in drug development and contributing to scientific advances in the field

  • Possess knowledge of Amgen’s statistical policies and strategies. Serve as team member and drive change / process improvements


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience ORMaster’s degree and 4 years of experience ORBachelor’s degree and 6 years ofexperience ORAssociate’s degree and 10 years ofexperience ORHigh school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree, or master’s degree with relevant experience

  • 4 or more years' industry experience of R package/shiny app development

  • Proven project leadership experience

  • Experience in data review/analysis/reporting of clinical trials

  • Excellent R computing, modeling and visualization skills

  • Strong communication an organizational skills


What you can expect of us

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.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

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Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.