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Senior Cloud Software Engineer

Company: Amgen
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:


You've worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Cloud Software Engineer


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will play a pivotal role in our cloud team, focusing on the development, deployment, and optimization of our AWS cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate will bring a strong background in Python, Terraform, and comprehensive experience with large-scale AWS infrastructure. Your expertise will help us enhance our systems management, service catalog, and leverage major AWS services to streamline operations and foster innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

Design, implement, and maintain robust, scalable cloud infrastructure on AWS, ensuring high availability, performance, and security.

Develop infrastructure as code (IaC) using Terraform to automate and manage cloud resources efficiently.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and integrate cloud solutions with other corporate IT systems.

Lead the adoption and implementation of systems manager and service catalog at scale, optimizing cloud resources and operations.

Spearhead system design initiatives, ensuring solutions are scalable, resilient, and cost-effective.

Drive continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices, enhancing the delivery pipeline for cloud applications.

Contribute to the selection and management of AWS services, optimizing for performance and cost.

Act as a cloud advocate, mentoring team members and promoting cloud best practices within the organization.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The engineering professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 2 years of engineering experience


Bachelor's degree and 4 years of engineering experience


Associate's degree and 8 years of engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

5+ years of experience in software engineering, with a strong focus on cloud-based solutions.

Expertise in Python programming and Terraform for infrastructure management.

Extensive experience with AWS, including Systems Manager, Service Catalog, and other major services, in a large-scale environment.

Proficient in system design principles and patterns for high availability, scalability, and efficiency.

Solid understanding and experience with CI/CD tools and practices.

Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to lead and collaborate in a team environment.

Excellent communication skills, with the capacity to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

Stock-based long-term incentives

Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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 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 accommodation.

Keywords: Amgen, Thousand Oaks , Senior Cloud Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Thousand Oaks, California

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