Enterprise Architect, Business Capabilities

Tampa, FL, US
Apr 22, 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 read over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Enterprise Architecture are the strategic thought leaders of Amgen's global information technology organization. We align technology strategies to business imperatives, optimize the value of our technology investments and govern IT architecture standards and practices across the data, application, integration and infrastructure layers; creating value for our staff, our business partners, our shareholders and most importantly - our patients.

As the stewards of the CIO "City Planning" IT strategy, we are at the forefront of digital innovation acceleration for Amgen's manufacturing, commercial, drug research, clinical development and shared services organizations. Our thought leadership drives the awareness, education and implementation of City Planning principles and practices across our global technology communities, advancing Amgen's position as a biopharma industry leader.

In this role, the Enterprise Architect - Business Capabilities Architecture, will be responsible for the advancement of Amgen's business capabilities modeling practice, by measuring, scoring and mapping business capabilities to technical solutions. The Enterprise Architect - Business Capabilities Architecture is a member of the Enterprise Architecture team in the Office of the CIO, and has the technical and leadership skills required to advance Amgen's digital innovation goals, has in depth knowledge of business architecture planning, best practices and industry trends, and will collaborate closely with the Shared Services, Functional architecture and engineering communities to deliver world-class enterprise architecture capabilities.

Key Activities for Role includes:

  • Working with functional teams to ensure robust, well-designed systems and applications which are consistent with the Amgen Enterprise Architecture standards and practices, including developing proposals for review by the Enterprise Architecture Review Board.
  • Leading Amgen's ServiceNow application portfolio management (APM) practice to deliver enterprise architecture capabilities to IT Leadership.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud enablement platforms, such as AWS, Salesforce, Azure, Veeva and ServiceNow.
  • Domestic travel up to 10% may be required in the future.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 3 years of Enterprise Architecture experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Enterprise Architecture experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Enterprise Architecture experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Enterprise Architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience with implementing TOGAF business architecture practices in large enterprises (preferably Fortune 500, and/or 10,000+ employees).
  • Experience directing solution design, business processes redesign and aligning business requirements to technical solutions in a regulated environment.
  • Experience working in agile methodology, including Product Teams and Product Development models
  • Experience with business capabilities mapping, scoring and maturity modeling for life sciences/pharma industries.
  • Required strong writing skills to write and publish internally white/position papers, technical documentation, SOP's, architectural specifications and more.
  • ITIL Service Management framework and TOGAF architecture framework knowledgeable
  • Ability to effectively communicate with leadership and with peers
  • Ability to self-start and effectively operate within a complex and dynamic environment.

This role is eligible to be location agnostic and allow for flexible working hours, with proper justification and approval through Amgen's Flexibility Program.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment, and inclusion in all that we do. We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

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 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.