Amgen

Senior Data Engineer

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Sep 08, 2019
Ref
R-79284
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to help realize Amgen's Global Medical Analytics transformation strategy by developing a state-of-the-art analytical foundation platform that will enable generation of cross-capability business insights. You will be building upon our awarded Enterprise Data Lake to develop value added data products that span across Global Medical capabilities (Field Medical, Medical Communication, Medical Information, Publication, Evidence Generations and Insights). There is no more challenging data environment than Life Sciences due to the integration of scientific research, manufacturing, logistics of pharmaceutical products. You can expect to make a difference in providing patients with products that meet their medical needs in a competitive landscape.

The Senior Data Engineer will report to the Senior Manager, Global Medical based out of Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

Responsibilities:
  • Build data micro services which perform data transformation, metadata extraction, workload management and error processing management
  • Implement standardized, automated operational and quality control processes to deliver accurate and timely data analytics and reporting needs
  • Contributed to the exploration and understanding of new tools and techniques, and propose improvements to the data pipeline
  • Integrate the operations data platform with analytical tools such as Spotfire, the Data Scientist workbench, the Data Marketplace, etc.
  • Collaborate with Data Architects, Business SME's, and Data Scientists to architect data products and services
  • Act as a run manager, provide Run/DevOps support, assess risks and options to maintain and fix production issues
  • Own and manage product backlog delivery
  • Create technical design documents based on business requirements
  • Design and review functional and technical designs to identify areas of risk and/or missing requirements
  • Collaborate with the business reporting lead to ensure all analytics services are reliable, maintainable, and well-integrated into existing platforms
  • Adhere to standard methodologies for testing and designing reusable code


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 3 years of Data Science and/or Data Science Engineering and/or Product Engineering experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Data Science and/or Data Science Engineering and/or Product Engineering experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of Data Science and/or Data Science Engineering and/or Product Engineering experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Data Science and/or Data Science Engineering and/or Product Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of Life Science industry experience focused on analytics, business intelligence, reporting solutions
  • Hands-on experience in AWS stack of technologies leading an end-to-end delivery of large-scale/complex BI projects including data modeling and ingestion pipeline development
  • Experience with MuleSoft integration, Informatica platform, Big Data technologies like Databricks, Cloudera, etc.
  • Experience with data modeling and tuning of relational as well as NoSQL datastores (Oracle, Red-shift, Impala, HDFS/Hive, Athena, etc.) and data pipeline and workflow management tools: Airflow, etc.
  • Experience with distributed computing tools (Spark, Hive, etc.)
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, S3, Lambda
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners
  • 5+ years of experience in:
    • Architecting and building processes that extract, process and add value to data sets from multiple source systems.
    • Coding with general purpose programming languages like: Java, Scala, C, C++, C#, Swift/Objective C, Python, or JavaScript.
    • Working with leading agile development methodologies such as Sprint and Scrum
    • Experience with Software engineering best-practices, including but not limited to version control (Git, TFS, Subversion, etc.), CI/CD (Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, etc.), automated unit testing, DevOps
  • Experience with semantic technologies and approaches
  • Biotech / Pharma exposure
  • Full stack development using infrastructure cloud services (AWS preferred) and cloud-native tools and design patterns (Containers, Serverless, Docker, etc.)


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.