Senior Associate Software Engineer - Research & Development Informatics

Tampa, FL, US
Aug 17, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking an experienced Senior Associate Software Engineer to join the multi-site Research & Development Informatics organization. The engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust integration for On-Prem and Cloud applications to support critical business functions. The engineer will work with the Senior Manager of Development IS and will work out of Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL. Development IS team supports Clinical Trial Design and Management and Clinical data Management globally with innovative IS solutions to accelerate and grow Amgen's pipeline of bio pharmaceuticals. Our success in Information Systems is motivated by our dedication to the IS Vision to accelerate growth through technology and informatics. Our focus is to:

Unlock knowledge and data for faster innovation. Create new value with compelling, consumable and resilient technology. Enrich Amgen's engagement with patients and the healthcare community

Key responsibilities for this role include:
  • Designing, developing and documenting Mulesoft integrations to requirements following standards and processes.
  • Working on the development of integrations and APIs using enterprise integration patterns and frameworks
  • Having a an understanding of Microservice design patterns
  • HTTP APIs and RESTful web services and programming using J2EE Design patterns, JMS, SOAP/REST web services
  • Contribute to a collaborative and fast paced environment
  • Working within an agile project management structure
  • Working in a highly regulated environment

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience


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

Preferred Qualification
  • Ability to work in a changing environment, under pressure, handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills to work across and up through the organization, including escalation and mitigation of issues, risks, and business impacts
  • Advanced problem solving capabilities and ability to use constraints as opportunities
  • Working understanding of Agile, Scrum, Design Thinking, and Lean Startup principles
  • 4+ years of experience in application design using Java/J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JAX-RS, Jersey, Eclipse OR .Net , VisualStudio
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with MuleSoft - ESB Enterprise Edition, DataWeave and API Management. Hands-on experience on MuleSoft API Management and Anypoint Cloudhub Platform.
  • Proficiency in designing Mule components (Mule ESB, Anypoint Studio, ETLs, flows, MEL, message modelling, Routing, Filtering, Database, Exception Handling, API Management).
  • Understanding and experience of Java Messaging Services (JMS), MQ (ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, IBMMQ).
  • Understanding of and ability to invoke web services - REST (with RAML or JSON/XML), ODATA, SOAP (with WSDL)..
  • Experience of database access protocols such as ODBC, JDBC, SQL
  • Security - as a user of LDAP, Active Directory, OAuth2(Okta), SAML,
  • Experience with software engineering best practices including, but not limited to version control(Git, TFS, Subeversion etc) , CI/CD (Jenkins, Maven etc.), automated unit testing, DevOps

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.#LI-SF5

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.