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Amgen Technical BA - Specialist IS Business Analyst in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Specialist Technical Business Analyst


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will also engage with the business users and function groups as a technical expert to evolve and automate business processes in the next generation of PV platforms and supporting technologies.


  • Partners with IS and Business stakeholders as a liaison and provides compliant technical solutions that meet business needs and regulatory requirements for adverse event management

  • Understand business partner’s operations and find opportunities to automate processes

  • Overall accountability of technical implementation aspects of projects including planning, architecture, design, development, and testing to follow IS Change Control and GxP validation process

  • Responsible for authoring validation artifacts such as requirements, design, and architectural specifications

  • Part of project/product team, willing to jump in and do some programming/code-reviews etc. based on project/product team demands. Hands on programming (SQL/Scripts) is expected.

  • Work closely with the delivery and platform teams to ensure that the applications are aligned with approved architectural and development guidelines

  • Uses knowledge of technical trends to bring solutions that improve enterprise’s competitive edge

  • Responsible for supporting and leading technical root cause analysis and works with vendors to resolve PV systems related issues

  • Supports PV inspections

  • Responsible for mentoring the product teams


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced in database programming languages, data modelling, concepts, including Oracle SQL skills and PL/SQL, PostGress

  • Working experience in cloud services from AWS (eg. EC2, RDS, S3, Event-Driven Architecture, etc)

  • Knowledgeable of Generative AI Technologies for Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Natural Generation Language (NLG)

  • Knowledgeable about API integrations such as MuleSoft

  • Experience using one or more general programming languages, including but not limited to: Java or Python

  • Proficient with implementation and supporting COTS Pharmacovigilance Platforms (for example Argus) is a plus or other safety database

  • Knowledgeable of Agile project methodologies and working in Product Teams by using JIRA

  • Experience or shown understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), 21CFR Part 11 regulations, change control, validation

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical clients

  • Sharp learning agility, problem solving and analytical thinking


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.