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Solution Architect - SAP, US - Remote

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
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.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be accountable for the advancement of Amgens clinical trial supply management technology architecture using industry-leading SaaS, PaaS and IaaS platforms and Amgens SAP, Enterprise Data Lake, Enterprise Data Fabric and DevOps framework. This role will proactively lead the collaboration and engagement with the IS and business process teams in delivering standard methodology solutions based on business & industry standard processes and drive the Global ERP solution roadmap within Amgen. The Solution Architect is a member of Amgen's Operations IS team, supporting Global Supply Chain functions, and will collaborate effectively with business partners, IT architects, engineers, developers and UX practitioners to deliver world-class clinical trial execution and management capabilities.

  • Collaborate with business partners and product teams to convert functional requirements and business outcomes into scalable, efficient and supportable technology solutions, with an emphasis on cloud infrastructure, connected cloud applications and data fabric/data lake architectures.
  • Provide detailed technical specifications and guidance to engineers, developers and other product team members.
  • Design business solutions using Amgens City Planning technology ecosystem, including Salesforce, AWS, Azure, Mulesoft, Kafka, Databricks, Jenkins, Kubernetes and SAP, among others.
  • Create roadmaps for product teams for continual technology enhancements and retirement of technical debt.
  • Provide guidance and troubleshooting support for complex production incidents, as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with senior leadership and peers, including strong writing skills to draft and publish user documentation, SOPs, architectural specifications, cases, etc.
  • Domestic travel up to 10% may be required in future.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Information Systems professional we seek is a Solution Architect with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of related experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of related experience


Associates degree and 10 years of related experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree & 5+ years of SAP configuration and functional experience in the core end-to-end Plan to Stock and Order to Cash processes (experienced in Make to Stock & Make to Order environments) with a strong focus on Production Planning and Manufacturing, Materials Management, Batch Management, Quality Management, Order Processing and Returns, Warehouse management, Logistics execution and Track and Trace.
  • Experience in integration of SAP with applications like Werum (MES) and Trackwise (QMS).
  • Good understanding of SAP IDOC Integration, Workflow and ABAP programming.
  • 2+ years of experience working with software systems validation, SOX, Information Privacy, FDA cGxP and 21 CFR Part 11regulations
  • Experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement, involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change.
  • Experience with leading solution architecture, template design and project planning efforts for complex, global SAP deployments.
  • Ability to develop clear and detailed business requirements and design specifications that can be understood by other delivery teams and business partners
  • Ability to translate business requirements into design options that are cost effective, efficient, re-usable that comply with defined architectural principles and standards and that enhance the business process
  • Experience working effectively in a globally dispersed team environment.
  • High learning agility, problem solving, creative and analytical thinking.
  • Self-starter who can operate effectively in a complex and dynamic working environment, maintain focus on the big picture, and collect, digest and assemble information from various sources to architect technical solutions that delight our internal and external customers.

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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Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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