Senior Scientist - Computational Protein Engineering and Design

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 12, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Scientist - Computational Protein Engineering and Design


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will revolutionize the design and discovery of breakthrough differentiating therapeutics. Driven by passion and commitment, the Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) team provides actionable insights from physical and data modeling to accelerate therapeutic discovery.

We are currently seeking a computational scientist with strong expertise in protein modeling, engineering and design to join our headquarter campus in Thousand Oaks, CA. You will be part of multidisciplinary teams that seek to advance our biologics drug discovery programs, spanning multiple modalities including therapeutic proteins, antibodies, and various bispecific and conjugate molecules.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a computational scientist with these


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree with 3 years of industrial experience

Master's degree and 7 years of industrial experience


Bachelor's degree and 10 years of industrial experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD. in computational biophysics or related fields, with three or more years of industrial experience
  • Strong track record of research accomplishment with three or more scientific publications or conference presentations in the area of computational protein modeling and design
  • Strong and broad experience in antibody modeling and engineering in an industrial setting
  • Experience with one or more protein modeling software packages (MOE, Schrodinger, Rosetta, etc.)
  • Proficient in computer programming and scripting
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary team environment


What you can expect of us

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.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • 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

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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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.