Amgen

Data Engineer

Employer
Amgen
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Posted
Jul 14, 2021
Ref
R-123176
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a Data Engineer to join our team to develop a data & analytics capability focused on integrated product surveillance. As part of this role you will be designing and developing robust data models, data pipelines and data products as part of a product team of data scientists, business analysts, and software engineers. The team will rely on your expertise in automating the transformation and manipulation of data to generate insights on product complaints & adverse events for Amgen.

Responsibilities

With general direction, applies specialized knowledge and understanding of principles, concepts and standards to moderately complex assignments as follows:

  • Be a key team member assisting in design and development of data pipelines
  • Collaborate with Data Architects, Business SMEs, and Data Scientists to design and develop end-to-end data pipeline to meet fast paced business needs
  • Serve as system admin to manage AWS and Databricks platform;
  • Adhere to best practices for coding, testing and designing reusable code/component
  • Able to explore new tools, technologies that will help to improve ETL platform performance
  • Participate in sprint planning meetings and provide estimations on technical implementation; Collaborate and communicate effectively with the product teams

Basic Qualifications

Masters degree
OR
Bachelors degree and 2 years of relevant experience
OR
Associates degree and 6 years of relevant experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of relevant experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years exp with design and development of data pipelines
  • Experience with software development (Java, Python preferred), end-to-end system design
  • Experience with data modeling for both OLAP and OLTP databases, hands-on experience with SQL, preferred Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Hive SQL
  • Experience with ETL tool, for example Informatica PowerCenter

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to learn quickly, be organized and detail oriented
  • Hands on development experience with Informatica Power Center, MDM, Data Integration Hub
  • Experience with software DevOps CI/CD tools, such Git, Jenkins
  • Experience on AWS, familiar with EC2, S3, Redshift/Spectrum, Glue, Athena, RDS, Lambda, and API gateway
  • Experience with Apache Airflow and Apache Spark
  • Experience working in a team of data scientist, business experts and software engineers to deliver insights and solutions
  • Experience working in biopharma/life sciences industry

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 ght 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.


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.