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Data Scientist


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 2, 2022.


Youve earned your degree.

How will you use that achievement to reach your goals?

Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have.

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.

Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Data Scientist Live What you will do We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our team to develop an insight driven sensing capability with a focus on revolutionizing decision making.

As part of this role you will be solving big data problems and developing insights as part of a product team of data scientists, business analysts, and software engineers.

The team will rely on your expertise in data science to build this visionary new capability for Amgen.

Build supervised and unsupervised algorithms to provide meaningful insights across Amgens value chain (R&D, Commercial, Operations) Work closely with machine learning engineers to develop production code and deliver end-to-end solutions Transform ambiguous business questions into measurable and impactful projects Collaborate cross-functionally with teams of biologists, clinical experts, doctors, and commercial leads Translate complex problems and solutions and provide actionable insight to executives Serve as technical lead on projects and mentor junior and experienced data scientists Help further build the team, including contributing ideas, establishing best practices, following trends in industry and academia Basic Qualifications Doctorate degree OR Masters degree and 3 years of related experience OR Bachelors degree and 5 years of related experience OR Associates degree and 10 years of related experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of related experience Win What we expect of you We seek is a self-starter with these qualifications: Advanced degree in a quantitative field (MS, PhD, or equivalent experience) 3 year of industry experience in quantitative analytics and applied data science Strong proficiency in Python or R Extensive experience building a variety of machine learning models Experience writing SQL queries, mining large and imbalanced datasets, using data visualization tools Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations Excellent communicator able to write and speak about technical concepts to business, technical, and lay audiences Experience working with healthcare data (e.g.

electronic medical records, claims) Experience with distributed (Spark, Dask) and cloud (AWS, GCP) computing Experience with Git or similar version control tool Experience building deep learning models Full stack experience with building and deploying modeling pipelines Thrive Some of the vast rewards of working here As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor Apply now for a career that defies imagination Objects in your future are closer than they appear.

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.