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Amgen Principal SAP Solution Architect 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.

Principal SAP Solution Architect


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will partner with our Clinical Supply Chain organization to ensure our SAP platform facilitates uninterrupted product supply and rapid pipeline advancement.

As a Principal SAP Architect you will:

  • Provide strategic guidance and expertise in designing and implementing SAP solutions. You will collaborate with customers to understand business requirements, define architectural designs, and ensure the integration and scalability of SAP systems.

  • Position is responsible for providing technical leadership for Manufacturing & Clinical Supply Chain (MCS) in support of current and evolving business strategy within SAP ERP Central Component (ECC).

  • Accountable for assessing Clinical Trial Operations requirements fitment into standard SAP offerings and proposing technical solutions to accommodate the rapid advancement of Amgen’s Clinical pipeline.

  • Influence architecture decisions and solution choices with business partners and enterprise architects to ensure standard platform functionalities are applied whenever possible.

  • Accountable for the design, architecture, build supervision, testing, delivery, and maintenance of Clinical Supply Chain specific ERP solutions in collaboration with enterprise platform partners.

  • Collaborate with Business, Operations IS and ERP platform solution architects to ensure 100+ Clinical specific customizations are reliably accounted for in SAP cloud migrations & S4/HANA transition.

  • Accountable for ensuring interfaces to upstream & downstream data sources/transactional data are reliably maintained and accounted for with system or business process changes.

  • Drive implementation of multi-functional initiatives required for regulatory compliance.

  • Lead vendor implementation and holding them accountable to project scope, SLAs and critical metrics.

  • Ensure all the required functional, configuration and technical design documents of SAP ECC Module capabilities are crafted in compliance with GxP requirements and ERP architecture standards.

  • Promotes adoption of SAP industry standard methodologies within SAP. This includes thought leadership on ICSM, S/4 Hana and related modules.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The SAP professional we seek is a technology driver with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Technology experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of Technology experience


Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of Technology experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Technology experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Technology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Plan to Stock, Order to Cash & Master Data configurations.

  • Tenured experience with S4/Hana and Supporting Certifications

  • Familiarity with ICSM- Intelligent Clinical Supply Management

  • Experience with SAP supply chain processes in a Biologics/Pharma environment.

  • Experience translating sophisticated business requirements and negotiating solutioning with both internal partners, ERP enterprise and vendors.


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

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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.