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Data Scientist - Medical Devices

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Apr 9, 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.

Data Scientist


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will use data science and artificial intelligence technology and their knowledge of medical device development and design control to create and improve Combination products and processes. The candidate will have a key role in creating sophisticated tools using AI and automation technologies for combination product lifecycle. This position also requires data engineering skills to handle and optimize the incoming data, ensuring high-quality data integration and analysis. While also working closely with the product development and engineering teams to understand existing business processes, engineer the future while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Convert and standardize data from different sources into data products that conform to information models that match business data domains.
  • Help Design, develop, test, and automate reliable, observable, high-performance data pipelines that instantiate data in both graph and relational forms.
  • Design, prototype, and evaluate AI solutions that automate prompt engineering for various natural language processing tasks.
  • Use Gen AI tools to extract relevant information from different sources of technical documents, such as manuals, specifications, or reports.
  • Analyze and structure the extracted information into semantic graphs that capture the relations and attributes of the entities and concepts in the documents.
  • Manage delivery of a continuous, iterative flow of Combination product data products and improvements to meet business needs.
  • Collaborate with Technical teams to shape how the data can drive value for Combination Products business problems.
  • Accelerate Combination product introduction by providing innovative solutions to design control results.
  • Design and develop data visualization solutions to communicate complex data insights to various stakeholders and support data-driven decision making for Combination products.

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:
  • High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Engineering experience OR
  • Associate's degree and 10 years of Engineering experience OR
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Engineering experience OR
  • Master's Degree and 3 years of Engineering experience OR
  • Doctorate Degree
Preferred Qualifications:
  • M.S. or Ph. D. in engineering, Mechanical, Biomedical or Chemical
  • a minimum of 3 years of experience in Medical Device or combination products
  • at minimum of 3 years of experience in data analytics and using data and statistical methods
  • Experience with querying languages and databases, such as SQL, Python, and MongoDB
  • Experience with natural language processing and machine learning, such as NLTK, TensorFlow, PyTorch, or GPT-3
  • Proficiency in visualization tools like Spotfire and Tableau
  • Experience with AWS services, such as S3, Redshift, Bedrock, or SageMaker
  • Experience with leading technical teams, including setting priorities and leveling resources
  • Knowledge of device regulatory requirements, medical device development and engineering, and design controls.
  • Experience in developing and implementing design plans, protocols, reports, and risk assessments for medical devices
  • Working knowledge of medical device and combination product regulations and standards such as 21 CFR Part 4,21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, and ISO 14971
  • Experience with change controls, deviations, CAPA Experience with Medical Device or Combination products
  • Understanding of the six sigma process, applying statistical tools to solve statistical problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with demonstrated ability to work in a highly matrixed team 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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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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