Data Engineer - Supply Chain Analytics

Tampa, FL, US
Jul 22, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering creative 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 uses 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.

Main Job Purpose:

Amgen is seeking a Data Engineer to join the Operations Information System organization. This position will partner with Supply Chain to build leading edge analytics applications. Our success is inspired by our dedication to our patients, to our business clients, and to using technologies that deliver critical business value.

We value individuals who have high personal standards of productivity, quality and ethics. We value people who are intellectually curious and love learning. You will need to have the ability to quickly learn about the biotechnology operations value chain, including supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing systems. We are looking for someone who can work independently but values collaboration and learning from others.

Key Activities include:
  • You will evaluate and utilize state of the art technologies to meet Supply Chain business needs.
  • You will work directly with the supply chain business partners to develop analytics applications and collaborate with software engineers to develop data processing pipelines for large datasets using AWS and Databricks services.
  • You will work closely with business partners to deeply understand the operations landscape and then use languages such as python and SQL to program business rules
  • You will review use cases, requirements and technical designs to identify areas of risk and write technical specifications, flow charts and drawings for your solutions.
  • You will collaborate with the other engineering team members to ensure all services are secure, reliable, maintainable, and well-integrated into our existing platforms.
  • You will be encouraged to follow standard methodologies for testing your solutions and develop and detail reusable code.
  • You will ensure effective communication between area management, technical staff and vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of data engineering experience


Associate degree and 6 years of data engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of data engineering experience

Requirements and Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Math, Engineering or related field
  • Data analysis and reporting experience using Tableau
  • Data pipeline development using AWS S3, Redshift, Airflow, and Databricks
  • Proficiency in software development using Python and SQL
  • Aptitude for quickly learning new technologies and business processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously

Preferred Skills:

Make sure you highlight any of the following preferred skills in your application:
  • Understanding of agile methodology
  • Understanding of DevOps (Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub)
  • Knowledge of supply chain management
  • Anaplan or similar planning software configuration experience
  • Experience with SAP and high-level understanding of MM, SD, FI/CO modules
  • Experience in R scripting and R Shiny
  • Experience in MuleSoft
  • Experience in Salesforce development

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

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.