Automation / AI Data Engineer(US Remote - EST only) @ Amgen - Thousand Oaks, CA

Automation / AI Data Engineer(US Remote - EST only)

AmgenThousand Oaks, CA
30+ days ago


You’ve 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 mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Automation / AI Data Engineer


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will build groundbreaking software that helps develop life-changing biotech medicines? Amgen is using state of the art technology to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses.

We are seeking a Process Intelligence Data Engineer in our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters or Tampa, FL or remote in the US to join our Automation team to help drive productivity through the company leveraging technology to unlock opportunities to stop, optimize processes and then automate as appropriate.

Key job responsibilities:

Enable end-to-end programs across Amgen with a focus on embedding generative AI into process re-engineering initiatives. Uses of AI are increasing across Amgen and the need to automate between processes and into advanced analytics to support data-driven decision making and drive operational efficiency will only increase. This role enhances Amgen's capabilities by optimizing processes, fostering agility, and leveraging Gen AI for data-driven decisions and process optimization

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

Technology Stack Advocacy: Promote and endorse the technology stack to pinpoint bottlenecks and initiate conversations for identifying potential issues in processes. This involves process discovery, definition, visualization, cataloging, and mining.

  • Leadership in Process Improvement: Take the lead in defining technical and process enhancements across various business units, including Finance, Accounting, Commercial, R&D, and Information Systems, as well as collaborating with vendors for more automated workflows.

  • Efficiency-Oriented Process Design: Apply process design techniques that enhance efficiency through methods such as process redesign, clean-sheeting, and design thinking.

  • Strategic Contributions: Contribute significantly to business success by fundamentally improving data and information management, operational processes, and workflow orchestration for product development.

  • Domain Knowledge and Requirements Translation: Gain deep domain knowledge, perform data modeling, and document business requirements through client sessions and workshops. Translate these requirements effectively for the technical design and development team.

  • Collaborative Solution Delivery: Collaborate closely with automation/software engineers, architects, and technical SMEs to deliver optimized digital solutions and enhance adoption rates.

  • Data Pipeline Development: Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable data pipelines for collecting, processing, and storing structured and unstructured data from diverse sources.

  • Data Quality Assurance: Implement data quality and validation processes to ensure data accuracy, completeness, and reliability.

  • Data Transformation and Infrastructure Management: Collaborate with data scientists and software engineers to understand data requirements and execute data transformation and feature extraction processes. Lead and maintain the cloud-based data infrastructure, making informed decisions on tooling, technologies, and architecture.

  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create comprehensive documentation for data pipelines, processes, and infrastructure to facilitate team-wide knowledge sharing.

  • Data Normalization and Mentorship: Collaborate with Data Scientists to normalize and clean data for robust data assets. Additionally, provide mentorship to junior data engineers on industry best practices within the Amgen data landscape.


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


Master’s degree and 3 years of engineering experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of engineering experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Process Improvement expertise in at least one function such as Finance, Accounting, Commercial, HR, R&D or Operations

  • Ability to implement various process mapping and mining technologies such as UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Celonis, MIRO etc. to base line business area performance!

  • Strong customer service focus with the proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members, stakeholders, and management. Demonstrate strong collaboration across all levels of the organization. Assertive and confident in raising action points with senior individuals with excellent spoken and written communication!

  • Experience working with automation and process intelligence software (e.g., Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UiPath, Celonis, Signavio,etc.).

  • Experience supporting business process analysis with business owners and SMEs across multiple geographically disbursed teams.

  • Strong experience in business analysis and process mapping

  • Continuous improvement mindset (i.e., LEAN, Kaizen, etc.)


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 annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $114,797-162,296 USD.

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

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancers, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to 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.