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Sr Manager, Lab Informatics & Benchtop Services

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-113569
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US


If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Sr Manager, Lab Informatics & Benchtop Services


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will have broad responsibility to develop global lab IT strategies and to guide a hardworking, multi-site team for its execution.

The Enterprise Benchtop team supports Amgen's laboratory IT across global Research and Process Development labs. Our scope includes lab operations processes, lab data lifecycle, and lab instrument controller lifecycle, and cyber resiliency. The Enterprise Benchtop team is an integral part of Amgen's R&D Informatics (R&DI) organization supporting Amgen's scientific pipeline.

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 bio-pharmaceuticals. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the roadmaps for Laboratory Informatics services. This includes solutions for managing and protecting Amgen's raw instrument data throughout the data lifecycle as well as solutions for lab IT asset management and cyber resiliency.
  • Develop and lead high-performance multi-disciplinary teams that include Managers, Business Analysts, Lab Analysts and Software Engineers across North America Research and Process Development sites.
  • Develop, collect and report KPIs supporting lab processes globally across Amgen to improve the delivery and operations of EBS.
  • 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.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic leader we seek is has these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Informatics and/or Information Systems experience


Master's degree and 6 years of Informatics and/or Information Systems experience


Bachelor's degree and 8 years of Informatics and/or Information Systems experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Informatics and/or Information Systems experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Informatics and/or Information Systems experience


2 years of experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure, development, and management with an emphasis on software engineering, windows system administration, or IT infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated track record of designing and delivering innovative IT solutions that employ DevOps methodology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and technical expertise to be able to communicate effectively with business and technology partners.
  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and learn new domains.
  • Experience in program and project management including business case development and financial management during project implementation.
  • Working knowledge of biotech/pharma industry regulations
  • High learning agility, innovation, and analytical skills
  • Experience supporting and building solutions that are deployed in Cloud (e.g., AWS) environments


What you can expect of us

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.
  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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 a 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 an accommodation.

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.



Posted: 2021-03-27 Expires: 2021-04-27

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