Automation Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Jun 23, 2022
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.

Specialist IS Automation Engineer


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will help build out the UiPath Self Service Platform and help coach end users on their journey to build self service robotics process automations. This individual will be responsible for managing platform changes as per Amgen quality IS guidelines, leading development of reusable automation assets, rolling out platform features and managing platform support team. This individual will contribute to the success of IS functions by providing highly reliable/scalable automation platform.

  • Coach and mentor end users on their journey to build robotics process automations on the UiPath Platform

  • Build out automation engineering practices, standards, community by provide technical leadership to engineers creating a new culture around the automation demeanor

  • Develop and deploy automation platform features

  • Lead development on high profile and complex automation projects to ensure quality and timely delivery of projects by working closely with the cross functional team members (software development, business, IS, etc.)

  • Lead selected 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

  • 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 Engineers to identify, stop, simplify business process waste to codify into automated solutions and platforms.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The outstanding professional we seek is an Engineer with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of IS Architecture experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of IS Architecture experience OR


Associates degree and 10 years of IS Architecture experience OR


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of IS Architecture experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 - 5 years experience designing, developing, deploying, and operating RPA automated solutions/platforms across SaaS, Cloud and On-prem

  • Expertise in 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 and certifications for 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

  • Experience in building machine learning, OCR and NLP solutions

  • Data analysis and reporting experience by using analytics, visualization and database technologies (PL SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, Python NumPy, SciPy, Pandas)

  • Experience in relational database fundamentals

  • Good understanding of native cloud computing, design, development and security patterns for AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • Possess knowledge of functional support systems (e.g., Workday, SFDC, SAP)

  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of new platforms, languages, tools and technologies


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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

Apply now

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.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.