Data Sciences Sr Mgr
Location:
Thousand Oaks , California
Posted:
February 03, 2017
Reference:
R-33463
As part of a new group within Commercial information Management the Data Scientist Sr. Manager will lead initiatives and collaborate with business partners, service owners and IS peers to define and manage a capability and technology roadmap for delivering optimized user experience for data consumers across the US Commercial Organization. This role will innovate and create significant business impact through the strategic use of technology and information. This position will help create competitive advantages for Amgen with the ultimate aim to provide clean, usable, and reliable data to whomever may require it.
This position will be primarily responsible for:
Defining Semantic layer for end users
Ensuring rapid access to new and existing data assets
Researching opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
Overseeing end to end data integration and curation including building quality into the process
Creating prototypes and demonstrations to better access and utilize data assets
Employing a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages, big data tools) to marry disparate datasets
Leading cross-functional initiatives with stakeholders to ensure a superb user experience throughout the data integration process
Managing back-end data configuration
Creating data models and solutions architecture in collaboration with IS and external partners
Defining processes for managing access to data sets
Triaging issues and working with external partners as needed
Developing tools and training on data sets and access
Ensuring systems meet business requirements and industry best practices
Collaborating on definition and implementation of disaster recovery procedures
Recommending and implementing ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
Collaborating with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals
Verbally presenting analysis ideas, progress and results to IS peers and business partners.
Answering questions, resolving problems, and building solutions.
Assuring compliance with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets
Serving as an internal SME on commercial data and data quality management
Identifying, recommending and driving continuous improvement in database reporting and analysis processes
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years of database management and/or information systems experience
OR
Master's degree and 4 years of database management and/or information systems experience
OR
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of database management and/or information systems experience
OR
Associate's degree and 10 years of database management and/or information systems experience
OR
High school diploma/GED and 12 years of database management and/or information systems experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Masters in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Statistics, or Operations Research
Experience with databases including relational, NoSQL, and Graph
Detail-oriented technical aptitude with strong logical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
Experience implementing initiatives end-to-end
Excellent organization/planning skills and talent for managing many large and complex datasets.
Ability to prototype data driven solutions to problems
Ability to collaborate and influence business partners and other IS resources to drive analytic projects end-to-end.
Ability to communicate analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
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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