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Specialist Software Engineer (US Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
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Aug 1, 2022

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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.

Specialist Software Engineer (US Remote)


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be part of Global Customer identity management product team and partnering with business teams to deliver on key Customer 360 initiatives, core transformation projects, and Agile ceremonies. You will be working with multiple teams across the IS commercial ecosystem to improve technology and pivotal initiatives that are key to Amgens future performance. In this role you will drive improvement opportunities, implementation, and realization of world-class commercial Platforms and Product Teams.

  • Drive and advance Global Customer Identity management and Customer experience capabilities that align with our Business and IS Strategy.

  • Lead the architecture, design, development, testing, implementation and management of Customer Identity & Access management solutions on Identity & Access Management Product/Platform. Align new and existing applications and systems to IAM/RBAC framework.

  • Provide technical and governance oversight on the Customer Identity Management projects. Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in the analysis, design, and implementation of all Customer Identity Management projects, estimate timelines and be responsible for their successful delivery while meeting the overall security and integrity of the solution.

  • Work closely with Global Information Protection team on operational and performance statistics for managed systems to ensure reliability and availability, perform preventative maintenance, and automate routine procedures.

  • Maintain production change control schedule and participate in change control processes.

  • Troubleshoot problems and respond to escalations, and perform repairs as needed.

  • Conduct routine audits of applications to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

  • Create and maintain documentation such as requirement/design documents, operational drawings, standard operating procedures, manuals, etc.

  • Be the technical liaison and the escalation point between different team.

  • Independently handle client projects without management oversight.

  • Improve solution approach based on Agile standards and global standard methodologies

  • Collaborate closely with multiple levels of leadership as well as peers to build alignment and advance initiatives

  • Work closely with the Business teams and staff to ensure consistency when delivering capabilities and outcomes


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree OR

Masters degree & 3 years of Information Systems experience OR

Bachelors degree & 5 years of Information Systems experience OR

Associates degree & 10 years of Information Systems experience OR

High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have strong work experience in full stack web development

  • Must have work experience ReactJS, NodeJS + Express, and meta-data based forms.

  • Must have strong programming and scripting skills in Java/J2EE, JavaScript & PowerShell.

  • Work experience in AWS Services (API Gateway, Lamba, DynamoDB, WAF, etc).

  • Must have understanding and work experience in OWASP, Header-based SSO, SAML and OIDC/OAuth integrations.

  • Must have through understanding and work experience in web technologies REST and SOAP, and tools cURL and Postman.

  • Must have a strong understanding and work experience with JSON.

  • Solid understanding of Application Servers (e.g. Apache Tomcat, JBoss), Databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL) and LDAP (e.g. OpenDJ, OpenLDAP) will be a plus.

  • Must have excellent skills with troubleshooting issues.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with software development/testing and ticketing tools will be a plus.

  • Problem-solving capabilities and ability to use constraints as opportunities.

  • Working understanding and experience of Agile, Scrum, Design Thinking, and Lean Startup principles.

  • Expertise in translating business requirements to technical requirements and recommend solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate/lead multiple projects/activities with competing priorities.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, improve your expertise, and enhance 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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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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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