Scientific Business Analyst (IS) Job in Burnaby, BC at Amgen

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Job Description

Job Description

Amgen is seeking a Scientific Business Analyst to join the multi-site Research & Development Informatics (R&DI) organization. In this role, you will be part of the team which plays a critical role in advancing the early pipeline by providing innovative technology and data solutions for Discovery Research. The R&DI team partners with R&D teams globally to develop innovative Technology and Data solutions to accelerate and grow Amgen’s pipeline of biopharmaceuticals. The position can be based at either Amgen’s Thousand Oaks, South San Francisco, Tampa, or Burnaby campus.

Our success in informatics is inspired by our commitment to our patients, to our business partners, and to use technologies that deliver critical business value. Further, we at Amgen are building upon our solid oncology foundation and long-term commitment to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules – and we need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.


Partner and guide the key scientific researchers to translate scientific needs into informatics strategies and solution

Provide critical thinking and strategic direction to resolve significant technical and analytic challenges in support of research initiatives across domains of molecule discovery and engineering

Accelerate implementation of IS strategy to leverage data and “city planning” core platforms and demonstrate a balanced portfolio of cost-effective and innovative solutions to support advances in Sciences

Effectively communicate with business and IS partners, working multi-functionally across the business and IS organizations to ensure alignment and effective use of the delivered solutions.

Be an active and successful member of our agile teams, translate research needs into a prioritized backlog of actionable user stories, with a focus on continuous integration and continuous delivery.

Apply technical skills and proficiency with data (modeling, querying, analysis and reporting) to understand business needs from a data-first perspective.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree

Or Master’s degree & 3 years of science analysis experience

Or Bachelor’s degree & 5 years of science analysis experience

Or Associate’s degree & 10 years of science analysis experience

Or High school diploma / GED & 12 years of science analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications

Deep understanding of scientific and business processes, technologies, and issues in Biologics generation, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacokinetics & Drug Metabolism, and laboratory documentation

Education in Chemical, Biological or Computer Sciences

Strong written and oral communication skills with the scientific domain expertise to communicate effectively with scientific partners, IS Executive leadership, and develop Informatics strategies

High learning agility, innovation, and analytical skills!

Experience delivering creative IS solutions in a Biotech/Pharma Research setting with solutions that employ DevOps methodology

Solid team-player with the ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment!

Experience supporting and building solutions that are deployed in Cloud (e.g., AWS) environments

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.

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 will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About the Company

Company: Amgen

Company Location:  Burnaby, BC

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