Business Analyst (Associate Information Systems)

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-33027
Amgen is seeking an Associate IS (Information Systems) Business Analyst to join our talented Research Informatics team at its Thousand Oaks, CA site. This role will support the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) Service which delivers and maintains high availability ELN solutions for recording experiment data and concepts for global Research users.
The Research Informatics team supports Discovery Research and Translational Research organizations globally with innovative IS solutions to accelerate and grow Amgen's pipeline of biopharmaceuticals.
Our success in informatics is driven by our commitment to the IS Vision to accelerate growth through technology and informatics. Our focus is to:
Unlock knowledge and data for faster innovation Create value with compelling, consumable and resilient technology Enrich Amgen's engagement with patients and the healthcare community
Provide support and oversight for Electronic Lab Notebook solutions used by Research scientists at Amgen
Ensure effective communication between scientific area management, technical staff and vendors to analyze scientific needs and implement informatics solutions
Partner with colleagues to develop state-of-the-art scientific solutions for Amgen scientists
Provide technical support of Amgen's drug discovery Research software application platforms
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
OR Associate's degree and 4 years of Information Systems and/or Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences experience
OR High school diploma/GED and 6 years of Information Systems and/or Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences experience
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Life Science or Engineering with 1+ years of experience in Software Development or Business Analysis
Strong learning agility, innovation, and problem solving skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of or experience in Life, Physical or Computational Sciences
Background and experience in drug discovery and development
Experience in Database fundamentals, SDLC-software development life cycle, and Agile software development methodology
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.

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