Senior Associate Automation Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Jul 08, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Job Summary

Are you eager to take your software development, automation engineering and team leadership skills and use them to create new digital automated processes? Would you like to work for a team that is continuously simplifying processes and building automation to advance our business of life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using the latest technologies in the cloud computing Infrastructure, ML/AI algorithms, robotic automation, DevSecOps practices, Platform as a Service, and other modern automation technologies to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses.

We are seeking an Automation Engineer leader to fill a position in Amgen's Process Simplification and Automation team. Our teams are group of high-energy, motivated doers that want to improve the lives of our stakeholders through continuous productivity improvement via the use of automation software technologies.

Job Responsibilities
  • Partner with senior automation engineers to develop high profile and complex automation projects and ensure quality and timely delivery of projects by working closely with the cross functional team members (software development, business, IS, etc.)
  • Contribute towards efforts to design, build, and develop rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) automated solutions and services. Quickly and iteratively prove or disprove the concepts being considered.
  • Work with process subject matter experts (SMEs) to understand key process requirements and transform them into digital automated solutions
  • Be constantly curious and feed your passion and interests in groundbreaking technology. Use your given time to look for new, innovative and automated ways to do business differently, better, and more cost effectively.
  • Collaborate with business partners to understand how automation can improve workflow and productivity
  • Synthesize requirements from clients, customers or end-users to develop the best automation solutions.
  • Work closely with other teams and Process Engineers to identify, stop, simplify business process waste to codify into automated solutions and platforms.
Basic Qualifications

Masters degree
Bachelors degree and 2 years of related experience
Associate degree and 6 years of directly related experience
High School/ GED and 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • BS or MS in computer science or related field
  • Experience with designing, developing, deploying, and operating automated solutions across SaaS, Cloud, On-prem and custom software developed platforms
  • Experience in one or more programming/scripting languages, including but not limited to: Java, C, C++, Swift/Objective C, Python, Go, C#, or JavaScript
  • Experience doing full stack development including infrastructure cloud services (Storage, VMs, Network, etc.) as well as application and user experience in a continuous CI/CD pipeline environment
  • Experience in leading automation software platforms (e.g., UiPath, Automation Anywhere, etc.)
  • Experience with development and deployment of robotic process automation and other intelligent automation technology solutions
  • Data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies (e.g. PL SQL, Spotfire, Tableau)
  • Experience with translating business requirements to technical requirements and recommend solutions for automation
  • Experience in relational database fundamentals
  • Understanding of native cloud computing, design, development and security patterns for AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Knowlege of or experience with agile methodology
  • Willing and able to learn new technologies at a rapid pace
  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of new platforms, languages, tools and technologies

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. Amgen provides benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and uses its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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.

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.