Data Engineer

Tampa, FL
Jun 29, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

Information Systems: Data Engineer
Category: GCO IS
Location: US - Florida - Tampa

Summary Job Description
Data Engineering & Analytics is a rapidly evolving space, with new use cases and changes in technology landscape coming to fore every day. Amgen's Global Commercial Operations IS team is looking for an experienced Data Engineer, with demonstrable record of building scalable production applications, in a fast-paced environment. Candidate will be knowledgeable in across technology stack, should be able to prototype, pivot, develop and operationalize solutions at pace with business demands.

The Data Engineer will be part of the Global Commercial Data & Analytics Product team.



  • Collaborate with Data Architects, Business SME's, and Data Scientists to architect data products and services.
  • Build data products and service processes which perform data transformation, metadata extraction, workload management and error processing management.
  • Assess new technologies to ensure that the solutions are stable, efficient, and responsive to appropriate business needs
  • Perform full stack software design and development to build frameworks, applications, APIs, data pipelines, etc. to meet business use cases
  • Contribute to software development process change and DevOps discussions
  • Actively balance technical debt incurred during software implementations by finding opportunities for improvement (debt repayment), even in tight deadlines
  • Participate in sprint planning meetings to contribute with estimations and development strategy
  • Drive cost savings with ownership of software designs and architecture


Preferred Qualifications




  • Comfortable with working with large data sets to derive insights
  • Experience with Cloud computing
  • Experience developing in one or more languages (e.g Python, Java, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience
Associate degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Information Systems experience

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