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Technical Product Owner - Research Data and Analytics

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Mar 30, 2024

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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.

Technical Product Owner - Research Data and Analytics


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will primarily focus on aligning data management workflows, implementing standardized data lake solutions, and streamlining data operations for Global Research. Additionally, it will involve identifying and prioritizing requirements, managing team workload, and ensuring the integration of systems. This role also serves as a liaison for Enterprise Engineering and Analytics (EEA), internal and external business partners to ensure governance, alignment and consistency in Amgen Research Foundational Data Systems.

  • Function as a Product Owner for Research Data and Analytics within a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) product team

  • Serve as a liaison between global DTI functional areas and global research scientists, prioritizing their needs and expectations

  • Manage a suite of custom internal platforms, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software, and systems integrations

  • Translate complex scientific and technological needs into clear, actionable requirements for development teams

  • Develop and maintain a product roadmap that clearly outlines the planned features and enhancements, timelines, and milestones

  • Identify and manage risks associated with the systems, including technological risks, scientific validation, and user acceptance

  • Develop documentations, communication plans and training plans for end users

  • Ensure scientific data operations are scoped into building Research-wide Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning capabilities

  • Ensure operational excellence, cybersecurity and compliance.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS, MS or PhD in life sciences, computer science or engineering

  • 3+ years of experience in implementing and supporting biopharma research data models and data collection systems

  • Familiarity with data architectures and concepts such as semantic data models, graph databases, relational databases

  • Familiarity with controlled vocabulary, ontology, data curation and FAIR principles (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, Reusability)

  • Demonstrated expertise in a scientific domain area and related technology needs

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a passion for tackling complex challenges in drug discovery with data

  • Understanding of scientific data strategy, data governance, data infrastructure

  • Familiarity with one or more agile software development methodologies

  • Collaborative spirit and effective communication skills to work seamlessly in a cross-functional team

  • An ongoing commitment to learning and staying at the forefront of AI/ML advancements.

  • Experience with cloud (e.g. AWS) and on-premise compute infrastructure

  • Experience with stakeholder management, managing a team of 20, ensuring seamless coordination across teams and driving the successful delivery of technical projects

  • Familiarity with data analytics and scientific computing platforms such as Databricks, Dash, Plotly, Spotfire and related programming languages like SQL, python

  • Experience creating impactful slide decks and communicating data

  • Ability to drive projects/company initiatives using Agile methodology

  • We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.


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

Apply now

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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