Senior Associate Information Systems Analyst

Tampa, FL, US
Nov 11, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
At Amgen, data is crucial in our decision-making, and this role is critical to ensure the right information is made available at the right time. Our US Data & Analytics team seeks a Senior Associate Information Systems Analyst who will be passionate about data and provide state-of-the-art solutions to our business. The position is based in Tampa, Florida.

You will be part of Amgen's Global Commercial Operations Information Systems (GCOIS) organization and help advance Amgen's data and analytics services for the US region. This position is responsible for partnering with various commercial teams (such as sales, marketing, data science, data management) to ensure that data, reporting, and analytics continue to enable understanding of our customers and products.

Do you enjoy a fast phase environment and support critical business decisions by using data? Do you love working in a motivated team with a culture of transparency, empathy, and acceptance? Come join us!

  • Accountable for day-to-day tactical delivery of feature improvements for our data and analytics portfolio.
  • Actively engage with internal partners to analyze business needs, elicit/refine requirements, and recommend technical designs/solutions.
  • Help coordinate vendors and contractors, and guide as necessary to ensure delivery of commitments.
  • Build expertise in the broad set of data-related technologies, including Data Storage (AWS S3), Cloud Compute (AWS EC2), Highly Performant Data Warehouses (AWS Redshift), Data Engineering and Analytics (Databricks, Spark), Orchestration (Airflow, Jenkins), Request Management (Jira), and Reporting / Data Visualization Tools (Tableau).
  • Work using Agile (Scrum/Kanban) frameworks where you will be on a product team.
  • Contribute towards continuous efficiency improvements.
  • Help in design review and design review each sprint.
  • Manage and continuously refine a backlog of requirements/user stories.
  • Works closely in a client-facing role with a team of IS, data scientists, data engineers, and analysts to identify business problems and design/deliver solutions.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field

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
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills are crucial.
  • Comfortable working with large sets of data to derive insights.
  • Understanding of SQL and hands-on experience retrieving data using complex SQL queries.
  • Hands-on experience with Spark.
  • Prior experience in handling external data feeds with a focus on requirement gathering, delivery timeline management.
  • Basic understanding of AWS technologies (S3, EC2, Integration tools, Hadoop, Redshift, Spectrum)
  • Intermediate expertise in Python, Scala, or R.
  • Exposure to repository/versioning tools such as GitHub
  • Passion for innovation and data, and a "can-do" attitude
  • Solid understanding of Agile (Scrum) software development framework and methodologies
  • Healthcare Industry experience

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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.