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Automation/DevOps Engineer - Specialist Software Engineer

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Aug 9, 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.

Automation/Devops Software Engineer

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role within Operations Digital Technology and Innovation (Ops DTI) group that supports Process Development, you will you work alongside Solution Architects, Technical Architects, and Business Analysts to design, develop, and deploy solutions all while learning and growing your skill set.

About the Team:

The Process Simplification and Automation team is part of the Digital technology and Innovation organization at Amgen that is focused on helping improve staff experience, unlock productivity and improving quality leveraging technology to identify inefficient processes, foster simplification of processes and help automate these revised processes to unlock value. This is a highly visible team with a remit to help shape the future pipeline of Amgen products by unlocking value.

Key job responsibilities:

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.

  • Drive 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.

  • Leads process improvementand workflow automation initiatives

  • 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

  • Hands on development using multiple automation technologies with ability to build solutions that leverage ML/AI and leveraging cognitive solutions to build smart automations.

  • Lead automation efforts from design, build, and test of solution and build them to scale.

  • Work with process subject matter experts (SMEs) and Architects on process design that will be automated

  • Work closely with other teams and Process Engineers to identify, stop, simplify business process waste to codify into automated solutions and platforms.

  • Build re-useable component that can expedite process to delivery

  • Work closely with machine learning engineers to develop production code and deliver end-to-end solutions

  • Transform ambiguous business questions into measurable and impactful projects

A day in the life:

  • You are leading from the front engaging with business functions across the company hand in hand with the Automation architects

  • Build complex automations that solve business problems within the company spanning multiple technologies

  • Build a lot of POC demos to show the technical feasibility and the value to business users

  • Work in a team of automation engineers of internal staff and suppliers to drive these outcomes

  • Translate process automation opportunities into technical designs that can be automated by engineers such as yourself.

  • Build automations using multiple technologies like RPA, Cognitive, Cloud native, python etc. and deliver value to end users within the company

  • Working with multiple cultures and being able to influence outcomes


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 a candidate with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree
Masters degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience
Bachelors degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience
Associates degree and 10 years ofInformation Systems experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years ofInformation Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service focus with the proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members, stakeholders, and management. Demonstrate strong collaboration across all levels of the organization. Assertive and confident in raising action points with senior individuals with excellent spoken and written communication.

  • 2+ years experience working with automation and process intelligence software (e.g., Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UiPath, Celonis etc.). Knowledge of other Intelligent Automation platforms and technologies such as Machine Learning, Citizen Development, Business process Management.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with scientific domain expertise to communicate optimally with various partners within the organization

  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies (such as Sprint and Scrum) and DevOps

  • Expertise in programming/scripting languages, including but not limited to: Java, C, C++, Swift/Objective C, Python, Go, C#, JavaScript, Visual basic etc.

  • 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 working with container technologies (e.g., Docker) and developing micro-services and APIs

  • 3 - 5 years experience designing, developing, deploying, and operating end to end automated solutions/platforms across SaaS, Cloud and On-prem

  • Experience in building machine learning, OCR and NLP solutions

  • Strong proficiency in Python or R would be a plus

  • Some experience building a variety of machine learning models would be preferred

  • Experience writing SQL queries, mining large and imbalanced datasets, using data visualization tools

  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations

  • Experience in SQL and database concepts to write queries to build automations

  • Basic knowledge of leading automation software platforms (e.g., UiPath, Automation Anywhere, BluePrism, PowerAutomate etc.) would be a plus

  • Experience with AWS Services like EC2, S3, Redshift/Spectrum, Glue, Athena, RDS, Lambda, and API gateway would be a plus


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, enhance your expertise, and maximize 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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