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
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
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.