Amgen

Software Engineer - Java/Spring Framework/React

Employer
Amgen
Location
Tampa, FL, US
Posted
Feb 11, 2019
Ref
R-54145
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Software Engineer - Java/Spring Framework/React who will work on our Analytics and Knowledge Management (AKM) team. The Engineer will report to the Senior Manager Information Systems and will work out of either our Amgen Capability Center in Tampa, FL or our corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The Engineer will be part of the Analytics and Knowledge Management (AKM) organization and will be accountable for the delivery and adoption of Reference Data Platform, and will be responsible for delivering business value through client projects, partnering with the business on creation of vocabularies, taxonomies, ontologies, and growing the value of the reference data platform.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Work with Business and Client IS to model and develop vocabularies/taxonomies/ontologies for specific applications and use cases
  • Develop enterprise level vocabulary frameworks for internal and external vocabulary content usage
  • Develop and evolve the Reference Data Platform service offerings. Develop service improvement and expansion roadmaps
  • Own vocabulary management software and service delivery
  • Define, document, and manage service processes
  • Perform research and development of new capabilities. Perform technology and service model scanning for new ideas and technology applications
  • Perform emerging technologies evaluation and scanning for new ideas for applying the emerging technologies
  • Develop training, roadshow materials, and outreach events to increase the adoption of various solutions developed


Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Information Systems] experience

OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Education/Work Experience
    • Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Management or related field
    • Minimum 2 years' experience and demonstrated success in taxonomy / ontology development and management
  • Experience with terminology management platforms (e.g. Smartlogic Semaphore, Schemalogic, Top Braid)
  • Experience writing SQL and SPARQL queries
  • Experience using Informatica
  • Search Experience
    • Implementation of search and/or auto-classification systems
  • Text Mining/ Semantic Technology Experience
    • Experience with Semantic technologies and Java programming
    • Demonstrated experience with OWL, RDF, Ontology Repositories, and SPARQL
  • Life Science Experience
    • Background in healthcare and/or clinical sciences and/or life sciences a plus
    • Familiarity with healthcare taxonomies (UMLS, SNOMED, MedDRA and/or ICD9/10)
  • Attention to detail and ability to deal with ambiguity and change.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Penchant to learn about new technology innovation and creativity in applying to business problems


Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.

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