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Senior Full Stack Engineer (US Remote)

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Apr 19, 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.

Senior Full Stack Engineer


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will lead development of an insight driven sensing capability with a focus on revolutionizing decision making. You will lead a team of programmers for full-stack web-based application development for various components of our Sensing Capability with overall accountability of technical implementation aspects of projects including planning, architecture, design, development, and testing.

  • Lead full-stack web-based application development for various components of our Sensing Capability.
  • Lead a team of programmers while also willing to jump in and do programming/code reviews etc. based on project demands. Hands on programming is expected.
  • Responsible for defining and implementing project and technical road maps that align with overall product vision and roadmap.
  • Overall accountability of technical implementation aspects of projects including planning, architecture, design, development and testing.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (Daily Scrum/Refinement/Retro) to partner with product owner and team to discuss, set and deliver two-week developmental goals.
  • Build and maintain back-end services, APIs, and databases to support data processing, storage, and retrieval, ensuring high performance, security, and data integrity.
  • Develop intuitive and responsive user interfaces (UIs) that enable users to efficiently interact with multiple datasets, leveraging modern front-end frameworks and libraries.
  • Partner with IS and business stakeholders to ensure that the solution is an appropriate fit for the end users.
  • Keep abreast of technology upgrades and advancements and provides recommendations to improve process efficiencies.
  • Enable DevOps practices across the team.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The engineering professional we seek is a dynamic with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience


Associates degree and 8 years of Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in full-stack web development, including both front-end and back-end technologies.
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks and libraries (e.g., React, Node.js), and expertise in building responsive and user-friendly UIs.
  • 3 years of demonstrated ability developing secure, public cloud solutions for successful commercial products and/or services to customers using a SDLC process from start to finish.
  • Knowledge of data governance principles and familiarity with Great Expectations for data validation.
  • Hands on experience of building data pipelines using applications like Databricks.
  • Experience using one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Java, C, C++, Swift/Objective C, Python, Go, C#, or JavaScript.
  • Solid grasp of infrastructure as code, developing and operating programmatic pipelines for cloud services, and using automated DevSecOps frameworks to run a cloud SDLC.
  • Knowledge or experience in basic DevOps support and deployment including Docker, Kubernetes, CICD, etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate ownership and understanding in all stages of the project/SDLC lifecycle: analysis and design, development, and test, go-live and support and continuous improvement
  • Willing and able to learn new technologies at a rapid pace.
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies (Scrum and/or Kanban).


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.

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

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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