Data Scientist- Digital Integration & Predictive Technologies

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.



What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will participate in Amgens ongoing AI-driven transformation efforts and will be given opportunities to apply his/her expertise to enhance data interpretation methods to advise and make decisions at Amgen. Emphasis will be placed on using AI to create insights and drive efficiency from Amgens data systems and operationalizing these methods for broader use.

Amgen is seeking a Data Scientist in Digital Integration & Predictive Technologies (DIPT) to be based at one of our sites in Thousand Oaks, CA, Cambridge, MA or West Greenwich, RI, who will report into the Senior Manager of Data Science in DIPT's Cognitive Analytics team. We are pursuing highly motivated candidates with an extreme passion for data science, artificial intelligence (AI), and sophisticated technologies to join our team.

Amgens Digital Integration and Predictive Technologies organization is a Process Development function that develops and deploys advanced computational technologies in: data capture, integration, and management 2) first principles modeling towards improved process understanding and robustness, 3) monitoring, control, prediction and optimization of manufacturing, 4) digital advancement and 5) artificial intelligence and data analytics.

Primary Responsibilities for the Data Scientist include:
  • Build and implement a wide range of innovative data and analytics solutions, from descriptive to prescriptive using advance statistical and artificial intelligence methods.
  • Understand the business to identify and prioritize opportunities to deliver value by developing novel, practical, scientific AI-driven solutions.
  • Partner with business functions in Process Development and Operations, communicate developed solutions optimally across disciplines.
  • Continuously explore and evaluate new tools and techniques to improve the way data is used to generate useful insights and create business value.


What we expect of you

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PhD in Computer Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Bioengineering, Applied Math, Statistics, or similar field
  • Expertise in natural language processing and image processing with deep learning approaches
  • Expertise in comprehensive set of data analytics and modeling methods such as unsupervised and supervised approaches and solid understanding of their algorithms
  • Proficient in SQL, Python, R and familiar with big data approaches
  • Familiarity and background with biotechnology processes and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with multiomics (e.g. genomics, proteomics) data
  • Familiarity with DevOps and good software practices (i.e. version control, continuous integration, test driven development)
  • Strong analytical / quantitative skills
  • Amazing communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to tackle several projects at one time
  • Intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts, algorithms and technology rapidly as needs arise
  • Comfort and agility with changes in business priorities

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree OR

Masters degree and 3 years of data analytics experience OR

Bachelors degree and 5 years of data analytics experience OR

Associates degree and 10 years of data analytics experience OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data analytics experience


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

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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.