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Specialist IS Analyst - Digital Manufacturing Systems and Integrated Technologies

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 23, 2023

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Specialist IS Analyst Manufacturing Systems and Integrated Technologies


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be part of our Clinical and Commercial Manufacturing Operations DTI team, driving the operation, refinement, and integration of cutting-edge manufacturing applications including our MES (Manufacturing Execution System), Clinical Label Printing, and integrated systems.

As our ATO manufacturing systems lead you'll be the driving force behind our mission to deliver high-quality products efficiently and effectively. You'll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Operations DTI, and Enterprise Architects, to ensure seamless implementation and optimization of MES (Manufacturing Execution System), Clinical Label Printing, and integrated solutions.

The role will be part of the Site DTI team responsible for delivering systems in support of Clinical and

Commercial Manufacturing.

  • Serve as the IT Application owner for Koerber MES at Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA by leading troubleshooting, change management, lifecycle upgrades, and ensuring compliance of the system.

  • Support of critical integrated digital applications with responsibilities for system reliability, improvements, and compliance.

  • Lead Major Incident and Problem Investigations, and Root Cause Analysis, Deviation Investigations, Corrective Actions, and 5-why root cause analysis.

  • Maintain and update inspection readiness for critical applications, including inspection playbook, periodic assessments (data integrity, security, system compliance) Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC) Validation and testing.

  • Lead initiatives to introduce Industry v4.0 technologies to increase manufacturing efficiency and capacity.

  • Champion business process improvements and help provide strategic digital initiatives leveraging established platforms and city plan technology.

  • Lead and train other team members to support operational excellence and multi-system competencies.

  • Support GMP and Partner audits as a system subject matter expert (SME)


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The [vital attribute] professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of Information Systems/System engineering experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of Information Systems/System engineering experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems/System engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems/System engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS/MS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or the Life Sciences

  • 5+ years experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry and working with GxP computer systems in a regulated environment.

  • Experience with Koerber PAS|X application

  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP)

  • Database skills (Queries, stored procedures, reports)

  • Strong history of analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Large Scale Biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or healthcare experience

  • Strong leadership/consultative, collaboration, project management, service delivery and process improvement skills to facilitate alignment across multiple stakeholder groups.

  • Strong experience in business analysis. Ability to work with business clients to understand their business processes, manage scope of work/expectations and suggest/recommend IS solutions.

  • Experience or familiarity with the following technologies: Mulesoft, AWS and Structured Query Language (SQL).

  • Experience leading the IS change control process and building, validating, and supporting GxP systems.

  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners, including demonstrated experience presenting technology recommendations with a business perspective.

  • Self-motivated individual who can effectively collaborate across a matrix organization and with proven ability to quickly learn new concepts and technologies and prioritize outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability of leadership, collaboration, project management

  • Experience in technical writing and performing sophisticated root cause analysis of incidents/deviations and handling CAPA.


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 $107,134-129,381 USD

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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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 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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