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CDnA - Data Platform Operations Manager

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Feb 6, 2024

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.

CDnA - Data Platform Operations Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for oversight, governance, and administration of Amgens US commercial data & analytics warehouse for one or more therapeutic areas and lead cross-functional data & analytics enablement efforts. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Commercial Data Platforms and will be part of a cross functional data governance team to ensure timely and accurate data for business analysis and decision making. This role will co-ordinate and collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups in establishing and enabling a data platform that serves their day-to-day needs.

  • Lead the US commercial Data Lake at Amgen as a business owner for one or more therapeutic areas (TAs)
  • Enable and participate in product launches by Onboarding and setting up new sources and data sets for Analytics; Reporting, etc.
  • Lead new capabilities of the Data Platforms, including but not limited to, requests that have an impact on multiple domains in pharma (ex. Medical, commercial, compliance, etc.)
  • Product Owner for Data Requests from multiple collaborators- including Secondary Analytics teams, Data Sciences and Forecasting, etc.
  • Responsible for the management of both identified as well as de-identified patient data sets
  • Business Owner and SME for the Assigned Therapeutic Areas
  • Lead POCs and Tech evaluations in partnership with our IS team - eg.RPA to streamline processes and optimize where we put in effort, Scan tech industry to evaluate and adopt new tech that can better serve our partners
  • Lead efforts to optimize our Data ecosystem and better support our customers
  • Lead implementation of data solutions in support of all partners
  • Lead and support cross-functional prioritization of data platform requests in co-ordination with Leads from Commercial Sales, Marketing, and Web
  • Crafting prototypes and demos to better access and use data assets
  • Be an integral part on projects and/or programs with strive to systematically derive insights that drive substantial business value for Amgen and our patients
  • Support the Leadership team with managing budgets for the Data Platform, evaluate ways to optimize tech spend and reduce redundancies
  • Identifying business needs and proposing potential data science solutions
  • Communicating analysis ideas, progress and results to leadership and business partners
  • Ensuring systems and models meet business requirements and industry standards
  • Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis would be a standing 10-20% of the role

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The data platform professional we seek is someone with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


Associates degree and 10 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of data science, business, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, business analytics, engineering, computer science or commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience
  • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Sciences, Statistics, or Operations
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in commercial operations
  • Motivated teammate with demonstrated in problem-solving, data, analytics, and operations
  • Experience with pharmaceutical data sets such as patient-level data sets, sales data sets(XPO, DDD, chargebacks, vendor data), and claims datasets (SHS, IQVIA), publications, KOLs, and Medical activity data, etc.
  • Ability to direct and lead work through others (e.g. cross-functional partnership and/or vendor)
  • Technical proficiency with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Experience with Agile Methodology of implementation of projects
  • Experience with Cloud Solutions for Data Platforms - AWS / Azure / GCP
  • Experience with working with cross-functional teams in prioritizing tasks
  • Cross-functional and leadership negotiating and influencing skills
  • Training and presentations skills from prior experience
  • Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets
  • Ability to collaborate, partner and influence leadership/business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end
  • Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, detailed, and impactful manner
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of current developments in advanced analytics
  • Hands-on data engineering, AI/ML modeling experience, prototyping and reporting (BI tools)

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.

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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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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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