Amgen Manager - Reporting & Analytics in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is seeking a Specialist Information Systems (IS) Business System Analyst to function as a Manager - Reporting & Analytics at its main headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA to join the Global Data Management & Analytics organization and will be responsible for implementing reporting and analytical solutions across the portfolio of Global Data & Analytics technologies and platforms. The Manager Reporting & Analytics will report to the Senior Manager Information Systems and will partner closely with the global and regional Commercial business and IS stakeholders.

The Global Data & Analytics (DnA) IS team is responsible for managing and implementing global & regional data management, analytics, reporting technology solution & service capabilities. This team collaborates with regional and affiliate business teams to maximize synergies and enable data and analytics capabilities.

Key Activities for the Manager Reporting & Analytics include :

  • Partner with affiliate business and IS stakeholders to support evolving business needs & translate them into technology solutions, serving as a liaison between regional business stakeholders & vendor teams

  • Drive prioritization, delivery and status reporting of activities and initiatives across the Commercial Data Analytics project portfolio

  • Lead the technical design, implementation and support of key business initiatives in data visualization and analytics using analytical platforms like Tableau

  • Manage, understand and analyze data for trends, patterns, and failure points, and drive data stewardship to maintain data quality

  • Partner with business clients to develop and manage service level agreements, provide service KPIs and ensure ongoing application stability

  • Manage a team of external workers delivering support services to DnA portfolio along with prioritization of their day-to-day activities

  • Work with system integrators, system vendors, and project team members to advise them on key architectural decisions to support standard technologies

  • Create appropriate standards, processes and tools to promote and facilitate a consistent approach for data and analytics focusing on generating business insights

  • Keep track of industry and technology trends, connect and foster external networking opportunities to deliver valuable insights from other similar professionals in our industry

  • Travel: Domestic and International travel up to 15% may be essential

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with focus on data management, reporting and analytics

  • Excellent influencing skills, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with key business partners, IT leadership teams, and external service providers

  • Ability to clearly communicate data stories to variety of audiences; maintain a balanced and client-focused attitude to drive delivery for our business partners

  • Experience with support operational model and complete project life-cycle in data & analytics area, including but not limited to requirements gathering, data analysis, design, development, and testing and data validation

  • Experience implementing Analytics solutions using Big Data and Cloud based solutions levering all phases of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and use of agile methodology

  • Good understanding of data modeling and data warehousing concepts and advanced understanding of analytics and visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

  • Working knowledge of using algorithms (including R, python) and applying new and innovative ways of solving data problems leveraging AWS/Redshift & Cloud technologies

  • Experience with different types of data sets including, but not limited to, Multi-channel & Sales (both small and large including publicly available datasets)

  • Solid business acumen, understanding of what are the key business drivers that will generate desired results

  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal, written communication & presentation skills

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.

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.