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Principal Anaplan Architect / Engineer

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 21, 2024

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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be part of the Coverage & Pricing Intelligence product team that is focused on developing new deal modeling and forecasting technology capabilities, Pharmacy and Medical - Payer and Provider Contracting and ASP Module, to increase revenue opportunities in the US market and beyond for Amgen's products. This is a cross-functional team that in collaboration with other GCO DTI teams will develop and mature new digital product capabilities as part of the highly visible Gross-to-Net Transformation initiative.

  • As a Principal DTI Anaplan Architect at Amgen, you will provide strategic leadership in designing and implementing Anaplan system architecture to support business objectives.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams, develop architectural strategies, evaluate emerging technologies AI/ML, and provide guidance on system design and implementation.
  • Extensive experience in Anaplan system architecture, strong technical expertise, and ability to drive innovation, automation, and AI/ML to drive technological advancements.
  • Work with connected Data Architects to refine and optimize the technical environment for reuse, agility, and performance.
  • Be an interdisciplinary team member who is innovative, accountable, reliable, and able to thrive in a constantly evolving environment.
  • Lead the architecture, design, prototype, build, testing, implementation and DevOps of Coverage & Pricing's Deal Modeling, Forecasting and Analytics Products on GCO's AWS Data Lake and Anaplan platforms.
  • Translate existing spreadsheets and business problems into sophisticated Anaplan multi-dimensional models.
  • Modify existing models as part of a connected solution, optimization, or to incorporate new functionality.
  • Set up standard processes and documentation for Anaplan models.
  • Assist in maintaining existing models, providing architectural guidance, and drive Anaplan best practices for large initiatives
  • Lead technological processes, coordinate the coding of developers, overall project architecture and defining the general direction of development tools across the whole SDLC.
  • Work with colleagues to understand data requirements and associated calculation logic, and translate data and calculation requirements into model designs.
  • Follow Amgens governance processes, procedures, specifications, design controls, and applicable compliance standards and guidance documents.
  • Work across teams to support the technology stack of Commercial's Coverage, Contracting and Pricing products on standard City Plan platforms (Model N, SAP, Salesforce, GDNA, Anaplan, AWS Redshift/Altery/Tableau)
  • Open to United States remote with preference for candidates location in Pacific Standard time.

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 problem solver with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of engineering experience


Master's degree and 6 years of engineering experience


Bachelor's degree and 8 years of engineering experience


Associate degree and 10 years of engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Anaplan Solution Architect
  • Certified Anaplan Model Builder (Level 1, 2, 3, and The Anaplan Way)
  • 3+ years of experience in semantic data layers or data lake architectures
  • Extensive hands on experience in Anaplan model building and end-to-end Anaplan deployment experience
  • 3+ years of experience with one or more programming languages, such as Python, Scala, or Java.
  • Previous experience designing and building large-scale data platforms and systems including AI solutions
  • Strong experience of leading multi-dimensional model development on the Anaplan platform, including configuration of existing models, incorporating new functionality, and optimizing modeling solutions
  • Experience with ALM. Knowledge of python scripting and REST APIs is an added advantage.
  • Familiar with Machine Learning life cycle, with knowledge of feature stores, MLflow, model registries, model deployment, model serving, and model monitoring
  • Familiar with PySpark and data processing libraries, machine learning frameworks (like Tensorflow, Keras or PyTorch), and other machine learning libraries
  • Experience in leading teams through uncertainty and ambiguity in a product team environment.
  • Experience working in Agile teams & DevOps frameworks (Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub) and designing CI/CD processes
  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge and learn platforms, languages, tools, and technologies
  • Certification in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

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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