Data Science Manager - Global

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 28, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Data Scientist will be responsible for oversight, governance and administration of Amgen's global commercial data and analytics warehouse and lead cross functional data and analytics enablement efforts. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Data Sciences and will be part of a cross functional data governance team to ensure timely and accurate data for business analysis and decision making.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Lead the global commercial data lakes at Amgen as a business owner for multiple regions
  • Lead new capabilities, including but not limited to, requests that have an impact on multiple domains in pharma (ex. Medical, commercial, compliance, etc.)
  • Development of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence roadmap and capabilities for on a global scale
  • Responsible for the management of both identified as well as de-identified patient data sets
  • Primary Global Lead for all connected data for multiple regions for the organization's global data lake
  • Creating prototypes and demos to better access and utilize data
  • Be an integral part of cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically derive insights that drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients
  • Identifying business needs and proposing potential analytics approaches for solutions
  • Creating prototypes and demonstrations to better access and utilize data assets
  • Presenting analysis ideas, progress and results to leadership and business partners
  • Ensuring systems meet business requirements and industry best practices
  • Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis would be a standing 10-20% of the role

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Biotech or pharma industry experience
  • Experience in implementing and building global capabilities
  • Experience with working in a global role
  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Statistics, Operations
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in commercial/sales/medical or other relevant operations in pharma
  • Prior business consulting experience in technology domain
  • Motivated teammate with experience in problem solving, data, analytics and operations
  • Experience with pharmaceutical data sets such as patient level data sets, sales data sets (XPO, DDD, chargebacks, vendor data) and Claims datasets (SHS, IQVIA), publications, KOLs, Medical activity data etc.
  • Ability to direct and lead work through others (e.g. cross-functional partnership and/or vendor)
  • Detailed, technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making
  • skills
  • Cross functional and leadership negotiating and influencing skills
  • Training and presentations skills from prior experience
  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets
  • Ability to collaborate, partner and influence leadership/business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end
  • Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, detailed, and impactful manner
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics
  • Basic data access and wrangling skills like SQL, Python, Tableau, Spotfire, ThoughtSpot

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, 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.