Global Information Protection Sr Associate Data Engineer

Tampa, FL, US
Jun 25, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
As a Senior Associate Data Engineer, you are a member of the Global Information Protection (GIP) Metrics & Analytics team responsible for developing, administering, and enhancing Amgen's cybersecurity metrics and analytics platform which collocates GIP's data in a data warehouse on the Enterprise Data Lake (EDL) and structures it in a central repository in preparation for strategic, operational, and tactical reporting. This position may be located in either Tampa, Florida at Amgen's Capability Center or in Thousand Oaks, California at Amgen's Global Headquarters.

You will be responsible for ensuring the data is properly architected to effectively measure performance against GIP's initiatives and display appropriate data in consolidated dashboards, supporting the automated design and development of on-demand reporting solutions. Working with the data warehouse team, service owners, system owners, and external vendors in various time zones you will help develop, maintain, and enhance GIP's metrics platform.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop the relational database service (RDS) structure, handling key technical contributors when assessing and evaluating future reporting solutions
  • Collaborate with analysts, engineers, data scientists to identify & prioritize requirements, brainstorm solutions, and clarify business objectives for data-centric solutions to achieve continuous improvement in cyber defense/resilience
  • Assist with data discovery for enhancing reports and designing efficient data stores
  • Provide clear documentation for delivered solutions and processes
  • Contribute to the exploration and understanding of new tools, and techniques and propose improvements to the data pipeline
  • Take ownership of relevant issues and remediate problems through to completion, to include providing on-call support for data and integration solutions
  • Develop, implement, and sustain operational scripts, data structures, libraries and programming code that optimize security in emergent compute patterns with diverse applications throughout the global environment
  • Analyze, design, develop and operate programs, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities in an advanced security context
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative
  • Highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and customer service focus

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Data Science / Data Science Engineering / Product Engineering experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Data Science / Data Science Engineering / Product Engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Data Science / Data Science Engineering / Product Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years working in Agile and/or devOps teams (SCRUM)
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, S3, Lambda
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: MuleSoft, Informatica Cloud, etc.
  • Clear understanding of Relational and Dimensional database modeling
  • Skilled programmer with sufficient experience in high level programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Visual Basic
  • Experience programming in compiled (C, C++) and interpreted languages (Python, Ruby etc.)
  • DevOps experience building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment, build and test automation technologies like ansible, chef, puppet, docker, jenkins, etc.
  • Expert teaming skills, including building peer relationships, understanding and appreciating differences
  • Proven experience as a member of high performing teams
  • Strong ability to convey and influence complex technical issues in a manner that is easily understood and actionable

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.