Amgen Senior Scientist - Attribute Sciences Team Lead, Commercial Attribute Sciences in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Attribute Sciences Team Leader (ASTL) will manage and deliver all aspects of analytical strategy for a bio-therapeutic product during commercial development and lifecycle management to deliver analytical target profile, and drive product quality attribute assessment and Quality Target Product Profile. The ASTL will be responsible for ROW, PAS filings and reviews, and Pre-Approval Inspections at the Commercial Manufacturing sites. The ASTL represents the entire analytical function in the Product Development Teams and is an individual contributor with a leadership role in partnering with representatives from key functions within Process Development, Manufacturing and Quality.

The position will be located at our Cambridge, MA facility.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years scientific experience


Master's degree and 5 years scientific experience


Bachelor's degree and 7 years scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Analytical Sciences or Life Sciences

  • 5+ years scientific experience within the Biotech industry

  • Analytical method development, validation, transfer, trouble-shooting, problem solving, investigations and regulatory filing

  • Knowledge of Validation Lifecycle Approach

  • Deep understanding of product quality attributes control strategies

  • Strong working knowledge of regulatory expectations related to analytical control strategies

  • Familiarity with applicable US and worldwide regulatory requirements

  • Experience in requisite authoring or regulatory submissions

  • Expert knowledge of analytical methods/technologies used in biopharmaceutical product development

  • Experience in providing support to manufacturing of API and Drug Product and Reference Standards management

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills with a demonstrated ability to lead and work within a matrixed organization and to work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams. Demonstrated experience working in matrix environment to support overall CMC development

  • Experience in data analysis, statistical analysis, and in setting acceptance criteria in support of process development, process/method transfers, and comparability studies

  • Computer literacy (Windows environment: Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note, and MS Project)

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.