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Specialist Software Engineer Lab Systems

Tampa, FL
Start date
Sep 30, 2022

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Engineering, Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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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


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will work as part of a Product Team focusing on Unified Lab Management (ULM) platform accelerating Amgens product development and commercial manufacturing. The position can be based at one of Amgen's sites: Thousand Oaks - CA, Tampa, FL, or Cambridge - MA OR completely remote.

  • Design, develop, and implement IS solutions to enable end to end digitization of lab experimentation, simulations and electronic recipe management across Operations.

  • Actively engage with business users to analyze business needs, identify technology solutions capture and document design guided by best practices in Agile development.

  • Collaborate with IS Architects and System Owners to implement an integrated solution across PLM, ERP, MES, and Enterprise Data Lake

  • Perform hands-on development of technology solutions including configuration of commercial software as well as extensions and integrations

  • Serve as lead Solution Engineer: as well as oversee external contractors and consultants

  • Review project deliverables throughout development to ensure quality and traceability to requirements and adherence to all quality management plans and standards. Participate in IS quality validation reviews.

  • Oversee the backlog of requirements/user stories


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 application development experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of application development experience


Associates degree and 10 years of application development experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of application development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing, configuring and coding software including custom development and commercial software packages using APIs

  • Experience working within an Agile Environment and contributing to ceremonies

  • Experience with integration standards, including Web Services, SOAP, REST

  • Skilled with object-oriented design/development and semantic web standards

  • Experience with development languages such as Java, Python, Pipeline Pilot, C# a plus

  • Ability to learn new software, troubleshoot and display critical thinking techniques within improvements

  • Strong database management experience with SQL RDBMS and SPARQL; working with Big Data integration and Analytics a plus

  • Experience integrating solutions with ERP, and MES platforms is a plus

  • Good overall understanding of business, manufacturing, and laboratory systems common in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the integration of these systems through applicable standards.

  • Understanding computer system validation and SDLC in biotech manufacturing and laboratory areas.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on sophisticated subjects to senior management in a clear and concise manner.

  • Experience building productive resourceful working relationships with business clients

  • Strong leadership, project management 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

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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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