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Principal Information Systems Architect – AWS Cloud & Data Engineering – U.S. Remote


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 15, 2022.


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.

Join us.

Principal Information Systems Architect
– Cloud & Data Engineering Would you like to take your cloud architecture and full stack development skills and help deliver the world’s most sophisticated and life-changing biotech medicines by building creative and ground-breaking software frameworks?

Amgen is using cloud technology, DevSecOps frameworks, and continuous deployment pipelines to build new drug therapies for patients that address grievous illnesses.

Live What you will do Lets do this.

Lets change the world.

In this vital role you will will develop and expand digital capability focused on shaping and delivering world-class technology systems and tools for Process Development and beyond.

As part of this role, you will be designing and developing robust data models, data pipelines and data products on pioneering technologies as part of a product team of data scientists, business analysts, and software engineers.

As a Principal Information Systems Architect you will: Provide technical leadership to enhance the culture of innovation, automation, and solving difficult scientific and business challenges.

Technical leadership includes providing vision and direction to develop scalable reliable solutions Provide architecture leadership to select right-sized and appropriate tools and architectures based on requirements, data source format, and current technologies Be the lead architect for our end-to-end cloud architecture and security design.

Responsible for the design and part of the code needed to provision, manage, and operate our cloud services using programmatic pipelines Lead selected efforts to craft, build, and develop rapid Proof-of-Concept (POC) solutions and services.

Quickly and iteratively prove or disprove the concepts being considered Develop, refactor, research and improve our cloud platform capabilities for all our client teams.

Understand their business drivers and technical needs so our cloud services seamlessly, automatically, and securely provides them the best service Develop data flow pipelines to extract, transform, and load data from various data sources in various forms, including custom ETL pipelines that enable model and product development Build strong partnerships with customers Build data products and service processes which perform data transformation, metadata extraction, workload management and error processing management to ensure high quality data Support Data Science team with model design by anticipating and engineering features needed to drive model development and insight generation Provide clear documentation for delivered solutions and processes, integrating documentation Ensure that data engineering applications are aligned with the overall architectural and development guidelines Identify and implement internal process improvements for data management (automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability) Partner with business collaborators and other technical team members to identify and acquire data sources that are most relevant to business needs and goals Demonstrate deep technical and domain knowledge in order to propose potential solutions Mentor junior data engineers on standard methodologies in the industry and in the Amgen data landscape Win What we expect of you We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients.

The technology architect professional we seek is a dreamer with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experience OR Masters degree and 4 years of Information Systems experience OR Bachelors degree and 6 years of Information Systems experience OR Associates degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience Preferred Qualifications: 10 plus years overall Software Engineer or Cloud Architect experience 3 plus years in architecture role using public cloud solutions such as AWS Experience with AWS Technology stack and with AWS Services such as EC2, S3, Experience working with teams of data scientists, software engineers and business experts to drive insights Experience Redshift/Spectrum, Glue, Athena, RDS, Lambda, and API gateway Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Pig, Spark, etc) Strong understanding of relevant data standards and industry trends Ability to understand new business requirements and prioritize them for delivery Experience working in biopharma/life sciences industry Proficient in one of the coding languages (Python, Java, Scala) Hands on experience writing SQL using any RDBMS (Redshift, Postgres, MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, etc.) Experience with Schema Design & Dimensional data modeling Experience with software DevOps CI/CD tools, such Git, Jenkins, Linux, and Shell Script Experience with Spark, Hive, Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming, and Airflow Hands on experience using Databricks/Jupyter or similar notebook environment Experience working with GxP systems Experience working in an agile environment (i.e.

user stories, iterative development, etc.) Experience working with test-driven development and software test automation Experience working in a Product environment Thrive 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.

Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits Apply now for a career that defies imagination In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt.

Join us. Join Us 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 cancer, 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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment.

In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.