Senior Associate IS Security Engineer

Tampa, FL
Jul 06, 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.

Senior Associate IS Security Engineer


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will join the Digital Identity and Access Services team and will oversee the design, integration, and support of Amgens Single Sign-on Infrastructure and multi-factor infrastructure.

The Sr. Associate will work with the Manager Information Security based out of Amgens Capability Center in Tampa, Florida. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies.

Identity Management at Amgen is a core group responsible for managing all the enterprise directories, identity provisioning and access management/ governance solutions, single sign-on tools, privileged identity management, PKI and other authentication platforms. This team is at the fore-front of enterprise architecture and security at Amgen and is passionate about providing solutions with great end user experience.

Key Activities for the Specialist IS Architect include:

Support Amgens single sign-on environments including Okta, CA Siteminder, and Microsoft Azure, Amgens multifactor authentication services such as RSA, Amgens B2B environment providing solutions for external partners

Participate in enterprise projects, including migration of on-premises WAM solutions to the Cloud

Engineer and implement single sign-on solutions for cloud and mobile authentication

Monitor operational and performance statistics for systems, perform preventative maintenance, and automate routine procedures

Provide ISM management which includes change control review and approval, root cause analysis reviews and submissions, configuration library management, service metric evaluation and analysis, and report generation

Be accountable and responsible for executing and following through with system owner assigned tasks and compliance related requests

Create and maintain technical documentation such as SOPs, design documents, operational drawings, manuals, etc.

Enhance information competence at Amgen by answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members

Conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers and applications to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The hardworking professional we seek is a standout colleague with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Masters degree Or,

Bachelors degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience, Or

Associates degree and 7 years of Information Systems experience, Or

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Working knowledge of Web Access Management and SSO technologies (Okta, Azure, Ping Federate, SAML, OAuth, and OpenID/Connect)
  • Experience/working knowledge of RSA Authentication Manager (SecurID) or other multi-factor authentication methods, risk-based authentication
  • Experience and background of B2B concepts and architecture, application and reverse proxies
  • Scripting skills such as PowerShell, Perl, VB Script, etc.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

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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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.

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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.