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Specialist Business Systems Analyst

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Apr 16, 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.

Specialist Business Systems Analyst


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will develop and mature new digital product capabilities as part of the highly visible Gross-to-Net Initiative.

  • Be an interdisciplinary team member who is innovative, accountable, reliable, and able to thrive in a constantly evolving environment

  • Build and maintain product requirements for life cycle management as well as create and maintain prioritized user stories backlog in partnership with product owner and business teams

  • Drive business requirements, functional design, prototyping, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), testing, training, defining support procedures and supporting implementations

  • Bring product capabilities to life by translating concepts and ideas to software features

  • Continuously advance team and stakeholder adoption of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Work closely in a client-facing role with a cross-functional team of DTI platform and product stakeholders.

  • Influence the customer product experience by translating data into insights and business value

  • Assist in maintaining existing models, providing architectural guidance, and driving Anaplan best practices for initiatives

  • Support any necessary Anaplan model updates to accommodate new data and systems, including validating inbound and outbound data for accuracy and making updates as needed

  • Work closely with the Product team in the design and development of high performant data ingestion pipelines from multiple sources using Databricks

  • Work with Data Engineers in automating and building integrations for seamless data flow to Anaplan, Tableau, and other reporting platforms

  • Lead the team on the architecture, design, development, testing, implementation, and DevOps of Coverage & Pricings Deal Modeling, Forecasting and Analytics Products on GCOs AWS Data Lake and Anaplan platforms

  • Handle end-to-end requirements for development work, and management of backlog including tracking dependencies, risks, and decisions

  • Coordinate of product team's work when there are dependencies on other Amgen teams or external business partners

  • Follow Amgens governance processes, procedures, specifications, design controls, and applicable compliance standards and guidance documents

  • Work across teams to support the technology stack of GCO DTI Coverage, Contracting and Pricing products on standard City Plan platforms (Anaplan, AWS Redshift, Alteryx, Tableau, Model N, SAP, Salesforce, GDNA)


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 systems analysis experience


Bachelors degree and 5 years of systems analysis experience


Associates degree and 10 years of systems analysis experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of systems analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in the broad set of data-related technologies, including Data Storage (AWS S3), Cloud Compute (AWS EC2), Highly Performant Data Warehouses (AWS Redshift), Data Engineering and Analytics (Databricks, Spark), Orchestration (Airflow, Jenkins), and Reporting / Data Visualization Tools (Tableau).

  • Experience building and maintaining with Anaplan, Databricks, ETL Tools, and working with programming languages (Python, R, SQL)

  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge and learn platforms, languages, tools, and technologies

  • Working experience in Agile (Scrum, SAFe) teams with a demonstrable understanding of software development framework and methodologies

  • Certification in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills with prior experience working with large sets of data to derive insights. Understanding of data and integration (inbound and outbound)

  • Validated knowledge of a formal system implementation methodology requirements gathering, design, build, test and deploy.

  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to quickly adjust in a dynamic environment, manage multiple releases at the same level of detail

  • Experience working in Agile Product teams & DevOps frameworks (Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub) and implementing CI/CD processes

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with peers, internal partners, external partners, and executive management

  • Prior experience with drafting test plans, test protocols, test cases, test scripts, and test scenarios as well as owning Requirements Trace Matrix (RTM)

  • Expert in Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, PowerPoint, Excel, Jira, Confluence, Change Management tool (ServiceNow), Test tool (Zephyr, ALM)

  • Passion for innovation and data, and a "can-do" attitude

  • PMP or project management experience highly preferred.


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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