Specialist Software Engineer - Data Platforms Product Owner

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jun 04, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


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

Specialist Software Engineer - Data Platforms Product Owner


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be a Senior Web Application Full Stack Programmer, who will work on our Enterprise Engineering and Analytics (EEA) team

You will have an outstanding opportunity to work as part of a fun and innovative engineering team at the Amgens latest world class facility, located in Tampa Florida. We use many of the groundbreaking open-source software, frameworks, tools, and cloud computing services within the platforms to build next generation capabilities and services in Data Management, Data Analytics, Search, NLP and AI.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead full-stack web-based application development for various enterprise applications

  • Lead a team of programmers while also willing to jump in and do programming/code-reviews etc. based on project demands. Hands on programming is expected

  • Develop high level solution architecture, feature, and capability assessments for projects.

  • Responsible for defining and implementing project and technical road maps that align with the strategy

  • Overall accountability of technical implementation aspects of projects including planning, architecture, design, development and testing

  • Partner with IS and business stakeholders to ensure that the solution is an appropriate fit for the end users

  • Research and evaluate various web application development platforms

  • Maintain knowledge of market trends and developments in web application development frameworks and related and new technologies to provide, recommend, and deliver standard methodology solutions

This position is open to remote workers currently residing in the United States.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The self-starter professional we seek is a software engineer with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in computer science or related field

  • 5 plus years of demonstrated ability leading full stack web application development projects

  • Hands on expertise using React.JS, JavaScript, and GraphQL

  • Current expert level hands on Java programming experience

  • Experience building and using JSON-based RESTful APIs

  • Experience developing dynamic and data-driven web applications/sites

  • Hands on experience using Linux/Unix

  • Experience using search engines like Solr or Elasticsearch as the back-end for web applications is a plus

  • Previous experience with AWS technologies is a plus

  • Good understanding of software development, DevOps, unit test, automated testing, GitLab, continuous integration (Jenkins), and continuous deployment (Docker and Kubernetes)

  • Experience crafting web application wireframes and mockups. Good understanding of user experience concepts and their application in developing an appealing user interface

  • Understanding and experience with security fundamentals, role-based security, and familiarity using encryption keys and controls

  • Experience designing and delivering services in a multi-national, world-wide design pattern with its incumbent security, privacy, latency, and availability issues understood


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 Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

for a career that defies imagination

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

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.