Amgen is a science-based company with a long history of research in human therapeutics, biologic development, and manufacturing; Amgen believes that technological innovation happening today in software design and automation will provide significant advances in biologic research and patient care.The IS Architect plays an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of the company\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s information technology strategy and processes. The IS Architect partners with both business and technology groups to ensure that the proposed technical solutions align with the company\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s overall objectives, and that both groups enable and drive each other to meet the company\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s mission and vision.This role is in the Enterprise Platforms \u00e2\u20ac\u201c AID (Automation, Integration & Development) team, which is responsible for supporting various Enterprise platforms. The role enables automation of both systems testing and business processes using open source frameworks and COTS products. Responsibilities:\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Enterprise Platforms Solution Architectureo Deliver and continually improve the Automation Solution Architecture while driving change across the IS function with the engagement of key stakeholders and opinion leaders.o Lead the design and modeling of tactical architectures for development, delivery and support of projectso Circulate roadmaps to align IS priorities with business partner needs\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 IT\/Mobile System Automation\/Testingo Design automated process solutions in accordance with standard design principles and conventionso Configure new automated processes and objects using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understando Support and drive software testing efforts within the organization \u00e2\u20ac\u201c automation testing, mobile testing, functional and non-functional testing, integration testingo Drive projects based on agile principles, collaborating with application development teams on design, development & test of integration solutions across diverse applications\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Innovationo Collaborate with process improvement, Business and Vendor teams to \u00e2\u20ac\u0153Reimagine and Simplify Process\u00e2\u20ac\u009d, and identify opportunities for Automationo Evaluate automation for emerging trends such as IoT\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Robotic Process Automationo Lead Solution Design, Service Delivery and end-to-end oversight for all Robotic Process Automation projects for named business functionso Lead initiative to build re-useable scripts, assets and artefacts that can be used across RPA projects, and can be leveraged with least effort to other RPA tools (inter-operability)o Govern all RPA Build and Run engagements with IT, Business stakeholders, and Vendor Leadso Build and Mentor team of RPA technologists, and groom them to evolve as technical-functional SMEso Partner with automation architect\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Standards and Processeso Design, approve & maintain RPA IT standards for development and runo Collaborate with Agile Methods, DevOps and Enterprise Architecture teams to instill speed, precision and automation in RPA program deliveryo Collaborate with the team to create and evolve policies, best practices and testing frameworkso Create policies for automation\/testing that can adapt to AGILE development practices\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Frameworks\/Continuous Integrationo Set\/Adapt the strategic vision for CI and test automation, identify the tools\/integrations needed and implement.o Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test caseso Design, deploy and support a fully automated CI test environment, load testing environment, and performance testing environmento Manage the testing framework \u00e2\u20ac\u201c MicroFocus ALM, UFT, StormRunner, Octane, JIRA synchronizer, Turnkey cFactory, Mobile labs, Selenium, HP Load runner, HP Performance Center\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Service Delivery Managemento Collaborate with Managed Service Provider & ensure smooth running operationso Partner with Service Owner and Regional Business Analyst for ongoing improvement and implementation of platform & support processes internationallyo Work closely with Client facing teams to ensure alignment with business road map and evolve technology road map\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Business Analysiso Interact with business users, SaaS providers & partners to understand & document business requirements, data integration flows, security or compliance requirement.\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Innovations & PoCo Optimize existing run operations by building web\/mobile toolso Hands on development for web\/mobile and COTS products that deliver enterprise outcomesBasic Qualifications:Doctorate degreeORMaster\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s degree & 3 years of Information Systems experienceORBachelor\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s degree & 5 years of Information Systems experienceORAssociate\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s degree & 10 years of Information Systems experienceORHigh school diploma \/ GED & 12 years of Information Systems experiencePreferred Qualifications:\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience in computer system programming\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong knowledge of computer systems & networking\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Excellent verbal and written communication skills\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Lead direct and virtual teams\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong attention to detail and be self-directed\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Ability to drive consensus among stake holders, partners & vendors\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Industry Certification or experience with cloud providers such as AWS, Azure or Google\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience with Application Integrations using Service Oriented Architecture or EDI\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 The ability to conceptualize automated solutions and understand the prescribed design architecture.\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience in building RPA CoE at a Consulting or Client organization\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 2 years of experience working with SCRUM framework. Deep knowledge of QA best practices across the SDLC and software testing methodologies, tools, and processes\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 2 years of experience with web service technologies and programming languages such as SOAP, REST, Python, Java, C#\/.NET, JSON, HTML\/XML\/XAML, Go, JavaScipt, Ruby etc.\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Testing experience in agile based software development environments\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience developing and managing automated testing platform and tasks and defects using products like HP ALM or Jira\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience in Software Engineering, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering or System Administration with automation focus\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience with HTTP, JSON, XML, REST principles, with application of it in one or more programming language\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience with software development practices \u00e2\u20ac\u201c Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Source Code Management, object oriented design, web development frameworks or software design patterns e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Shell Scripting in Windows or Linux environments, Selenium, Junit, JMeter\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong Operating System (Linux, Windows), network and security fundamentals e.g. understanding of networking protocols & applications (TCP\/IP, load balancing, firewalls etc.)\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Understanding of authentication protocols, & internet security standards\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Understanding or experience of Cloud Integration - familiarity with SaaS, iPaaS\/PaaS & IaaS based Application delivery models\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 10 years of work experience in leading Business IT Applications, Digital technologies, and Platform implementation. 2 years\u00e2\u20ac\u2122 experience in directly leading RPA programs across tools such as Automation Anywhere, Workfusion, Blueprism, and RAGE\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience in delivery of front-end applications integrated with SAP platform is valuable. Examples are \u00e2\u20ac\u201c RPA and Workflow (such as Software AG\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s ARIS, or Pega\u00e2\u20ac\u2122s OpenSpan). This knowledge should be reflected in understanding of SAP and its data sets. Exposure to integrating S\/4 Hana platform is a strength\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Delivered IT projects to any of business functions such as \u00e2\u20ac\u201c Finance & Accounting, Procurement \/ Sourcing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and HR\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Passion for Digital technologies, experiment with them, and independent perspectives on their impact on enterprises \/ consumers\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Currently working at a Big 4, IT consulting, or end-user organization\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience in working with Biotech \/ Pharma \/ Healthcare \/ manufacturing industries will allow candidate to shorten the learning curve but is not a limitation.\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience working in an FDA regulated environment, 2 years of experience working with software systems validation, SOX, Information Privacy, FDA cGxP and 21 CFR Part 11regulations\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Experience with analysis of data, file structures, format transformations, data mapping & protocol mediation\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong Service Delivery mindset with demonstrated Logistics functional domain experience\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong leadership\/consultative, collaboration, project management, service delivery and process improvement skills to facilitate alignment across multiple global geographies\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Ability to leverage his\/her experience in delivering and supporting global information systems in a regulated environment for a diverse and distributed user base while relying on many Enterprise shared services\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Effective internal & external relationships and operating across functional boundaries\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Ability to translate strategic opportunities and emerging technology solutions into tangible pragmatic executable plans\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Ability to \u00e2\u20ac\u0153think big\u00e2\u20ac\u009d and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Strong organizational skills and understanding of the Project Management lifecycle\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology\u00e2\u20ac\u00a2 Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IS standards to meet business requirementAmgen 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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Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A leader in biotechnology since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses.