Data Sciences Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 22, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Data Platforms and Operations Senior Manager will be responsible for oversight, governance and administration of Amgens global commercial data and analytics warehouse and lead cross functional data and analytics enablement efforts. This role will report to the Director of Data Sciences and will be part of a cross functional data governance team to ensure timely and accurate data for business analysis and decision making.

  • Lead the global commercial data lakes at Amgen as a business owner

  • Lead and participate in strategizing the creation of outstanding data and analytics platforms

  • Lead new capabilities, including but not limited to, requests that have an impact on multiple domains in Pharma (ex. Medical, commercial, compliance, etc.)

  • Development of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence roadmap and capabilities for on a global scale

  • Responsible for the management of both identified as well as de-identified patient data sets

  • Develops and Oversees ongoing Data Governance & Administration for both Operational and Analytical needs

  • Primary Global Lead for all connected data in the organizations global data lake

  • Creating prototypes and demos to better access and utilize data

  • Be an integral part of cross functional teams on projects and/or programs with aims to systematically derive insights that drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients

  • Identifying business needs and proposing potential analytics approaches for solutions

  • Creating prototypes and demonstrations to better access and utilize data assets

  • Presenting analysis ideas, progress and results to leadership and business partners

  • Ensuring systems meet business requirements and industry standards

  • Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets

  • Ad hoc projects and analysis would be a standing 10-20% of the role


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek has these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience


Masters degree and 4 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of analytics experience OR commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Statistics, Operations

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in commercial operations

  • Biotech and/or Pharma industry experience

  • Multiple functional experience (i.e. Medical, Commercial, Compliance, Finance, etc.)

  • Experience in implementing and building global capabilities

  • Experience with working in a global role

  • Prior business consulting experience in technology domain

  • Motivated teammate with experience in problem solving, data, analytics and operations

  • Experience with pharmaceutical data sets such as patient level data sets, sales data sets (XPO, DDD, chargebacks, vendor data) and Claims datasets (SHS, IQVIA), publications, KOLs, Medical activity data etc.

  • Ability to direct and lead work through others (e.g. cross-functional partnership and/or vendor)

  • Detailed, technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Cross functional and leadership negotiating and influencing skills

  • Training and presentations skills from prior experience

  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets

  • Ability to collaborate, partner and influence leadership/business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end

  • Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, detailed, and impactful manner

  • Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics

  • Basic data access and wrangling skills like SQL, Tableau, Spotfire, Python


What you can expect of us

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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. 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.