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Data Sciences (Advanced Analytics) Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 20, 2023

Job Details


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Data Sciences (Advanced Analytics) Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. As part of the Commercial Data & Analytics Technology team, you will work closely with business partners and other Digital, Technology, & Innovation (DTI) product teams to develop technology capabilities built around predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and core data engineering principles. This position will innovate and contribute to enabling business outcomes through the use of sophisticated analytics techniques for Amgen to to draw insights and reach the patients to get them the help they need. You and your team will create coordinated experiences for our customers across their various Amgen touchpoints by using advanced analytical methodologies - Predictive Customer targeting, Customer Micro-Segmentation, Healthcare Provider (HCP) Influence Mapping, etc.

This position will be primarily responsible for:
  • As the Commercial Decision Science product owner, you are responsible for the development and execution of the technology roadmap that delivers advanced data & analytics (D&A) capabilities.
  • Partners with Data Architects, Business SMEs, and Data Scientists to design, deliver, and maintain our robust set of data pipelines and scalable MLOps capabilities to manage our high-performance algorithms and predictive models across our various marketed products/brands.
  • Owns the Build and Run Data Science product service portfolio that includes resource, vendor and budget management.
  • Champions Agile practices and advances SAFe best practices (e.g., sprint planning, MVP, Program Increment/Big Room Planning, backlog management, etc.)
  • Constantly experiments and prototypes new technologies and tools that deliver new data insights for Amgens Commercial brand and analytics business partners.
  • Hybrid onsite/remote role within a commutable distance to either Thousand Oaks, CA or Tampa, FL office

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Data Sciences professional we seek is a critical thinker with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Masters degree and 6 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 8 years of data science and/or analytics experience


Associates degree and 10 years of data science and/or analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data science and/or analytics experience


2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years minimum experience in serving as a Scaled Agile Product Owner
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Data Science and Advanced analytics
  • Managerial experience in having lead product teams from ideation to capability realization
  • Experience with data modeling and data warehousing, and analytics and visualization tools
  • Experience with software engineering best-practices, including but not limited to version control (Git, Subversion, etc.), CI/CD (Jenkins, Maven etc.), automated unit testing, and Dev Ops
  • Experience working with large datasets, experience working with distributed computing tools (Spark, Hive, etc.)
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, S3, EMR, RDS, Redshift/Spectrum, Lambda, Glue, Athena, API Gateway
  • Diligent technical proficiency with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal, written communication & presentation skills.
  • Experience working in the commercial area in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Biomedical devices/Healthcare Industries are preferred.
  • Proven record to work in a highly matrixed and dynamic business environment with little supervision.
  • Solid experience with Agile and SAFe.
  • Past programming experience with Python, R, or SAS and experience with ML libraries
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of the latest technologies.

What you can expect of us

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.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $149,062 to $178,617.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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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 cancers, 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.


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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