Amgen

Data Scientist

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Ref
R-106475
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is now seeking an experienced Data Scientist for our Manufacturing & Clinical Supply Chain (MCS) group at our Thousand Oaks, CA facility.

Manufacturing & Clinical Supply Chain (MCS) is responsible for Amgen's complex clinical and targeted commercial drug supply globally. The scope of this organization includes demand and supply planning, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution logistics and technology advancement to ensure efficient supply of clinical & commercial products to patients around the world.

As part of the Manufacturing Systems & Data Sciences Team within MCS, you will interface across our Manufacturing/Pilot Plant Operations to advance data projects and strategic work you're doing. This position will drive systematic utilization of data, analytics, artificial intelligence and automation to reduce costs, increase revenue, drive speed, improve efficiency and advance key technologies.

Responsibilities:
  • Planning and development of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities across Manufacturing, Pilot and Packaging operations, in a strategic manner.
  • Lead multi-functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically integrate data, derive insights, and automate processes
  • Developing, programming, improving, automating, deploying, and handling data models
  • Crafting striking visualizations to facilitate data interpretation and decision-making
  • Execute projects allowing for demonstrated technical feasibility for sophisticated informatic capabilities, as well as ultimately derive meaningful business value for MCS
  • Staying abreast of industry trends, especially in the realms of artificial intelligence and process automation, and exploring novel tools and techniques to improve data utilization;
  • Delivering technical presentations and training to a variety of partners, including executive leadership as well as manufacturing operators and laboratory analysts
  • Technical and people leadership with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Documenting work in accordance with good documentation practices;

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Data Science and/or cross functional leadership experience
Or

Master's degree and 6 years of Data Science and/or cross functional leadership experience
Or

Bachelor's degree and 8 years of Data Science and/or cross functional leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building models and developing algorithms for deep learning, machine learning, and/or artificial intelligence;
  • Experience with variety of data analysis and modeling methods particularly in their application to biological systems
  • Proficient in Spotfire/Tableau, SQL, Python, R as well as ability to develop advanced visualizations via R-shiny, Dash or JavaScript (e.g. reactJS, d3JS) technologies.
  • Strong statistics and programming background with proven experience delivering on data science and machine learning projects
  • Biological domain understanding and familiarity and biotechnology processes and regulatory requirements
  • Masters or PhD in a biologically relevant field (i.e. biological engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, bioinformatics)
  • Strong communication skills and experience with client engagement


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 having 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.