Amgen

Systems Engineer - Drug Discovery Research

Employer
Amgen
Location
Cambridge, MA, US
Posted
Aug 09, 2019
Ref
R-75733
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Amgen is dedicated to discovering transformative medicines that address the leading causes of death and disability. As part of a multi-year initiative to unlock the potential of data generated from Amgen's past and current research projects, we are seeking a scientific computing and research informatics associate to join our multidisciplinary research team of computational and experimental scientists. In this role, the successful candidate will be work with a broad team of scientists, helping to manage, develop and deploy data science and molecular modeling solutions. Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing scientific computing applications
  • Collaborating with others to develop and deploy modeling and informatics solutions
  • Proactively identify gaps, bottlenecks and recommend solutions


Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree
OR
Bachelor's degree and 2 years related programming experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS or MS in computer science, engineering or any computational sciences (computational chemistry, bio/cheminformatics or related fields)
  • Experience in scientific programming
  • Experience in scientific software management and deployment
  • Proficient with Linux and one or more programming tools Python, R, C, Pipeline Pilot, SQL, etc.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing, AWS, Docker, etc.
  • Knowledge of small molecule structures, cheminformatics, and molecular modeling
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary team environment


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.

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.

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.