Amgen

Senior Associate Data Scientist

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Ref
R-110800
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

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.

Senior Associate Data Scientist

Live

What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role as part of the Commercial Data Science team in Commercial Data & Analytics Group, the Senior Associate Data Scientist will collaborate with business partners including commercial insights teams, brand teams, sales operations, data teams, external vendor partners, media agencies, service owners and IS partners to develop analytical models and insights across the US and Global Commercial Organization to answer/solve specific business problems. This role will innovate and create significant business impact through the strategic use of advanced analytics techniques.
  • Using and developing data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities across Amgen's commercial organization
  • Being part of cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically derive insights that ultimately derive substantial business value for Amgen
  • Identifying business needs and proposing potential analytical approaches for solutions
  • Building high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts using Python or R
  • Working with SQL and other DB query languages
  • Collaborating and communicating cross-functionally with stakeholders to develop appropriate methodology to answer specific business questions
  • Presenting analysis ideas, progress and results to business partners in clear and impactful manner
  • Creating powerful stories in PowerPoint. Well versed in MS Office suite specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets

Win

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree
OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
OR

Associate's degree and 6 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience
OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or related field experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Statistics, or Operations Research
  • Experience with databases including relational, SQL, and Graph
  • Programming experience with Python, R, or SAS and experience with ML libraries like scikitlearn, MLib, Keras, TensorFlow, Pytorch, etc.
  • Write well-abstracted and reusable code in Python, R, or Scala; you freely navigate in Linux environment
  • Technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets
  • Ability to collaborate and influence business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end
  • Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, precise, and impactful manner
  • Experience working with large datasets, experience working with distributed computing tools (Spark, Hive, etc.)
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics
  • Biotech / Pharma industry experience

Thrive

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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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.