Scientist - NGS Bioinformatician
About the Job
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
Scientist, NGS Bioinformatician
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world.
We are Biologics Optimization at Amgen. We are seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatic Scientist to join our team in Thousand Oaks, CA. We are a multidisciplinary group in Research with capabilities in protein engineering, cloning, expression, purification, and analysis of therapeutic proteins, responsible for the engineering, production, assessment, and final selection of large molecule drug candidates that advance to Process Development.
You are a creative, critical thinker with a passion for how informatics and next-generation sequencing are pushing the frontier of biological knowledge and therapeutic innovation in service of patients.
At Amgen, you will:
Innovate bioinformatic approaches to advance programs in our large molecule portfolio, working with both NGS and protein engineering platforms.
Develop and support a high-throughput, automated synthetic biology pipeline within Therapeutic Discovery.
Support implementation of LIMS systems and data storage solutions
Provide scientific results that support the generation of publications, patents, or regulatory submissions, and participate in internal and external scientific meetings.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientific professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.
Master’s degree and 3 years of experience
In addition, you will have demonstrated experience in:
Analysis of short and long-read NGS data, including aligners, variant callers, expression analysis packages.
Fluency in Python, Java, Bash, Biostatistics
Being an efficient and clear communicator particularly as it pertains to working in teams to execute downstream data analytics based upon varied experimental setups
Publications highlighting your scientific contributions and achievements
Your preferred skills include:
A working understanding of molecular biology, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology and protein engineering platforms (RoseTTAFold).
Experience with SQL, Julia, C or Golang
Experience with LIMS systems
Some of the vast rewards of working here
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.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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.