Senior Associate Business Systems Analyst - Business Development

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 20, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Sr Associate Business Systems Analyst as a critical member of the Business Development client facing Information Systems team. The systems business analyst will develop solutions to address critical business needs aligned with Business Development's goals. Business Development aims to identify and acquire growth opportunities aligned with Amgen's mission. Their focus is on external innovations and is comprised of M&A, Alliance Management, and Venture Capital process and services. The systems business analyst will be a key contributor in designing and building secure, scalable solutions. You will collaborate with development teams and external suppliers to deliver, operate and continuously improve solutions in a manner that is scalable, secure, and aligns to best practices. The role is based on site at our corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to requirements management, process design, and software implementation
  • Engage business users to analyze business needs, elicit requirements and document business and solution requirements
  • Craft business process analysis artifacts, including use cases, stories, process diagrams and project schedules
  • Work with cross-functional representatives across business partners to align processes
  • Work with development team by translating business requirements to technical specifications
  • Execute all facets of testing (e.g. Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Functional Testing, System Testing, Usability Testing, Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing, Beta Testing)
  • Provide critical thinking and strategic discernment to resolve significant technical challenges
  • Work with and or adapt to multiple project methodologies (e.g. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall)
  • Build productive working relationships with business clients

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 Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of CRM and interest in developing Salesforce capabilities
  • Experience in M&A evaluations and integrations
  • Clear understanding of requirements management and business processes design
  • Understanding of and ability to work in Agile teams (SCRUM)
  • Great teaming skills encompassing multi-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, understanding and appreciating differences
  • Ability to follow to SOPs, methodologies and policies
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative
  • Highly motivated and able to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on complex subjects in a clear and concise manner

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 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.

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.

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.