Associate Software Engineer

Tampa, FL, US
Sep 12, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Would you like to take your full stack engineering skills and help deliver the world's most advanced and life-changing biotech medicines by building creative and groundbreaking software frameworks? Amgen is using cloud technology, DevSecOps frameworks, and migration and continuous deployment pipelines to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses. We are seeking an Associate Software to work on Amgen's newly created Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE) team. Our small product team is a high-energy, tight-knit group who builds our DevSecOps framework used globally by Amgen development teams.

The Associate focuses on working directly on inventing, developing and extending the internally developed DevSecOps framework. Our mission is to meet Amgen's software development needs as well as our DataOps needs for AI and ML data scientists. Our frameworks are built using opensource and AWS services. Our frameworks run custom code development, DataOps, as well as test and deploy Commercial-O-The-Shelf (COTS) applications into Amgen's cloud environment. We are currently extending our capabilities to integrate server-less and microservices CI/CD pipelines with AWS.

If you are looking to work in our Tampa, Florida office, we would like to invite you to join our very exciting Social Hiring event on-site in Tampa late October! During this one day interview event, you will meet our senior IS leadership, learn about our culture and company, and enjoy conversational interviews with our technologists. We hope that you will join us at this Amgen Sponsored Event!

Key responsibilities include:
  • Applying knowledge of basic principles, methods and practices to simple and moderately complex assignments
  • Work with team members on elements of the pipeline and add, refactor, and improve capabilities across our cloud security architecture and our continuous CI/CD pipeline
  • Participate in efforts to design, build, and develop rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) solutions and services
  • Work to improve and extend the server-less pipeline, delivering better CI/CD for new applications using a growing array of services from AWS
  • Be an integral member of the core DevOps/DataOps development team and help develop, test, deploy, and operate the service 24x7x365 globally

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree


Associate's degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced skill levels for Excel including macros, complex charts and pivot tables
  • Anaplan or similar planning software configuration experience
  • Aptitude for quickly ramping up on new technology
  • Experience building, tracking and reporting on budgets, forecasts, management reporting, and/or supply/demand planning
  • Experience with Agile methodology and SDLC
  • Knowledge of Forecasting, Inventory and supply chain management
  • Superb communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to juggle several complex projects simultaneously

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

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.

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.