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Data Curation Manager

Amgen
Los Angeles, CA 90001
  • Job Code
    115221408
Amgen

Job ID: R-86774
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US 90002

Amgen is seeking a Data Curation Manager to join the Center for Observational Research (CfOR) organization. This position will support the department's mission to make real-world healthcare data accessible to technical users across Amgen for patient-focused research. The Data Curation Manager will make a variety of healthcare databases accessible to hundreds of programmers, analysts and data scientists across Amgen. Managed data assets include commercial claims databases like Marketscan and Optum, as well as EHR-based data, such as McKesson and Flatiron, for a total coverage of 300 million lives in 18 countries. In addition, the Manager is responsible for staying informed of evolving department needs and industry best practices and will identify innovative, impactful proposals to increase efficiency and support the organization's growth and data quality strategies.

Reporting to the Manager of Functional Programming in CfOR's Data & Analytic Center, the Data Curation Manager will have a functional service provider-based team of contract statistical programmers to provide support. Will collaborate with Amgen's Information Services department to implement data ingestion, transformation and publication processes as well as with technical users across Amgen who are either directly accessing the data for analysis or developing tools to facilitate additional users to interpret the data. The position is responsible for data vendor management for quality control, data deliveries, change management and technical user inquiries. The Manager will participate in industry collaboration groups such as OHDSI to contribute to and benefit from industry standards in data curation.

Specific activities include:
  • Supporting users of the data
  • Monitoring, adjusting and overseeing data load schedules and transfers
  • Fulfilling security and access requests
  • Maintaining reference materials such as vocabularies from OHDSI, Medi-Span and the FDA
  • Defining transformations needed to convert each Amgen data asset from its native format to CDMs (Common Data Models) and designing checks to ensure data quality
  • Identifying potential efficiency improvements and proposing solutions
  • Specifying data quality enhancements and conversions
  • Leading special project teams to develop new tools and participating in other technology improvement teams and initiatives
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of programming, CfOR and Research and Development
  • Writing, testing and validating macros and utilities
  • Coordinating with functional leads to prioritize and manage workflow
  • Managing FSP-based programming teams to deliver on time and to specifications
  • Collaborating with CfOR FSP liaison to ensure performance and quality standards from FSP-based programming teams
  • Adhering to Amgen policies, SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Participating in the development and review of CfOR Policies, SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Managing team resources and timelines
  • Representing the programming function and participating in multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Participating in study and systems audits by Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) and external bodies and responding to audit questions and findings
  • Participating in external professional organizations, conferences and meetings
  • Supporting and mentoring junior programmers


Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 3 years related data and programming experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and five 5 years related data and programming experience

OR
Associate's degree and 10 years related data and programming experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years related data and programming experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science or other subject with high statistical content
  • Vendor relationship management or related experience with functional service providers
  • Experience in a regulated environment
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Prior experience with user support and data stewardship
  • Five years SAS statistical programming experience
  • Database programming using SQL
  • Experience with healthcare real world data such as MarketScan, Optum, DRG, PharMetrics, Medicare and/or EMR databases
  • Training or experience using the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) common data model
  • Training or experience with the Databricks database platform and Spark SQL
  • Computer programming with R, Python or other procedural languages
  • Agile project management methodology
  • Understanding of computer operating systems including cloud-based (AWS) and UNIX
  • Strong communication, project management and problem solving skills


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.

PI115221408

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86774<br/><b>Location: </b>Los Angeles, CA, US 90002<br/><br/>Amgen is seeking a Data Curation Manager to join the Center for Observational Research (CfOR) organization. This position will support the department's mission to make real-world healthcare data accessible to technical users across Amgen for patient-focused research. The Data Curation Manager will make a variety of healthcare databases accessible to hundreds of programmers, analysts and data scientists across Amgen. Managed data assets include commercial claims databases like Marketscan and Optum, as well as EHR-based data, such as McKesson and Flatiron, for a total coverage of 300 million lives in 18 countries. In addition, the Manager is responsible for staying informed of evolving department needs and industry best practices and will identify innovative, impactful proposals to increase efficiency and support the organization's growth and data quality strategies.<br><br>Reporting to the Manager of Functional Programming in CfOR's Data & Analytic Center, the Data Curation Manager will have a functional service provider-based team of contract statistical programmers to provide support. Will collaborate with Amgen's Information Services department to implement data ingestion, transformation and publication processes as well as with technical users across Amgen who are either directly accessing the data for analysis or developing tools to facilitate additional users to interpret the data. The position is responsible for data vendor management for quality control, data deliveries, change management and technical user inquiries. The Manager will participate in industry collaboration groups such as OHDSI to contribute to and benefit from industry standards in data curation.<br><br>Specific activities include:<br><ul><li>Supporting users of the data</li><li>Monitoring, adjusting and overseeing data load schedules and transfers</li><li>Fulfilling security and access requests</li><li>Maintaining reference materials such as vocabularies from OHDSI, Medi-Span and the FDA</li><li>Defining transformations needed to convert each Amgen data asset from its native format to CDMs (Common Data Models) and designing checks to ensure data quality</li><li>Identifying potential efficiency improvements and proposing solutions</li><li>Specifying data quality enhancements and conversions</li><li>Leading special project teams to develop new tools and participating in other technology improvement teams and initiatives</li><li>Contributing to the continuous improvement of programming, CfOR and Research and Development</li><li>Writing, testing and validating macros and utilities</li><li>Coordinating with functional leads to prioritize and manage workflow</li><li>Managing FSP-based programming teams to deliver on time and to specifications</li><li>Collaborating with CfOR FSP liaison to ensure performance and quality standards from FSP-based programming teams</li><li>Adhering to Amgen policies, SOPs and other controlled documents</li><li>Participating in the development and review of CfOR Policies, SOPs and other controlled documents</li><li>Managing team resources and timelines</li><li>Representing the programming function and participating in multidisciplinary team meetings</li><li>Participating in study and systems audits by Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) and external bodies and responding to audit questions and findings</li><li>Participating in external professional organizations, conferences and meetings</li><li>Supporting and mentoring junior programmers</li></ul><br><br><b>Basic Qualifications </b><br><br>Doctorate degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 3 years related data and programming experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and five 5 years related data and programming experience<br><br>OR<br>Associate's degree and 10 years related data and programming experience<br>OR<br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years related data and programming experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><ul><li>Master's degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science or other subject with high statistical content</li><li>Vendor relationship management or related experience with functional service providers</li><li>Experience in a regulated environment</li><li>Pharmaceutical industry experience</li><li>Prior experience with user support and data stewardship</li><li>Five years SAS statistical programming experience</li><li>Database programming using SQL</li><li>Experience with healthcare real world data such as MarketScan, Optum, DRG, PharMetrics, Medicare and/or EMR databases</li><li>Training or experience using the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) common data model</li><li>Training or experience with the Databricks database platform and Spark SQL</li><li>Computer programming with R, Python or other procedural languages</li><li>Agile project management methodology</li><li>Understanding of computer operating systems including cloud-based (AWS) and UNIX</li><li>Strong communication, project management and problem solving skills</li></ul><br> <br> Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/nVrXWGCYq5n4uExahwO6l"> <p>PI115221408</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-07

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