Process Development Scientist - Attribute impact

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Nov 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will work in the Attribute Impact Group in the Department of Biological Relevance and Characterization. You will be investigating the impact of key product quality attributes on the safety and efficacy of biotherapeutics.
  • Perform ground breaking research that evaluates the impact of attributes on various quality aspects of drug products using a combination of immunology, protein chemistry, and molecular biology.
  • Apply knowledge throughout the drug product development life-cycle to develop novel therapeutics to treat a variety of diseases.
  • Serve as a biotherapeutic attribute subject matter expert and interact with and support project teams across Amgen sites.
  • Publish and present at national/international conference

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientific professional we seek is a collaborative individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree & 4 years of cell biology, molecular biology, immunology or biochemistry experience


Bachelor's degree & 6 years of cell biology, molecular biology, immunology or biochemistry experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Extensive experimental experience: immune and cellular assays, mammalian tissue culture, analytical methods, and molecular biology techniques
  • Knowledgeable in protein chemistry, biotherapeutics, antibodies, drug product attributes, and drug product development
  • Independent, creative, strong leadership skills, collaborative, and excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate in cross-functional environment
  • Highly innovative and able to craft and execute new assays/technologies


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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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.