This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Automation Software Engineer

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Aug 9, 2022
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details


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 Software Engineer - Enterprise Benchtop

Hybrid role- you will have a choice of working from our Thousand Oaks, South San Francisco, or Burnaby sites.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will build leading edge scientific applications with modern technology stacks that will be used by our research partners to drive Amgens innovation in drug discovery in Discovery, Non-Clinical & Early Development. The outstanding candidate will join our Research Informatics team to deliver solutions by using best practices in Agile and DevOps.

Our success in informatics is inspired by our commitment to our patients, to our business partners, and handle to use technologies that deliver critical business value. Further, we at Amgen are building upon long-term commitment to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules and we need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.

  • Implement and maintain data workflows that move data efficiently and optimally from instruments to enterprise storage

  • Automate reporting for enterprise benchtop software inventories (Microsoft SCCM), PC performance, and data workflow logs

  • Configure and integrate off-the-shelf enterprise benchtop components as part of technical workstreams in support of R&D scientific business objectives

  • Design, develop, and deliver high-quality, scalable, and robust software products & components in collaboration with product management, stakeholders & engineering teams

  • Ensure effective design, development, and management of software products to align with security & quality standards of Amgen

  • Collaborate with scientists to evaluate and apply innovative technologies in the industry to meet scientific business needs


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of software engineering experience


Associates degree and 6 years of software engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of software engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid foundation in software design and engineering practices

  • Understanding of validated system documentation and testing

  • Experience with modern, configuration-driven laboratory platforms that include scientific plugin and/or REST API integrations

  • Experience with agile software development methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban

  • Strong proficiency in one or more of the following technologies:

  • Java or Python programming languages

  • Powershell, VBA, or C# scripting for benchtop PC deployment

  • Relational databases such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, or Postgres

  • Reporting platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, or Spotfire

  • AWS services related to compute and storage, such as EC2, S3, Lambda, ECS or Batch

  • CI/CD pipelines, such as GitLab CI/CD or Jenkins

  • Demonstrated abilities to pick up scientific domain knowledge and understanding of scientists software requirements and workflows

  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams

  • High learning agility, innovation, and analytical skills


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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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.


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.


Find Us
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert