Engineer - Statistical/Modeling/Analytics  (JP4222C)

Location: Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
Job Title: Engineer - Statistical/Modeling/Analytics   (JP4222)
Location: Must sit at one of the following Amgen locations: Thousand Oaks, CA; Cambridge, MA; West Greenwich, RI 
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 19 months with likely extensions
Business Unit: CMC-Digital Integration/ Predictive Tech
 
3Key Consulting is looking for an Engineer for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
 
Job Details: 
The Digital Integration and Predictive Technologies (DIPT) team leads the development and deployment of statistical and mechanistic models, data integration tools, and advanced technologies throughout Amgen’s Process Development and Manufacturing organizations. 

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a passion for modeling, analytics, and technology to join our team. The successful candidate will be given opportunities to apply their expertise to enhance the way data is used to inform and make decisions at Amgen for the real-time process monitoring project. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: 

- Developing, enhancing, automating, and managing analytics models 
- Creating striking visualizations to aid in data interpretation and usage 
- Understanding business needs and developing novel yet practical solutions to meet those needs 
- Demonstrating modeling and visualization approaches as part of proof-of-concept projects 
- Exploring and evaluating new tools and techniques to improve the team’s capabilities 
- Performing ad hoc data analysis for executive audiences 

Preferred Skills: 
- Experience processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities of data 
- Experience with data visualization tools or packages, such as Tableau 
- Experience with advanced statistical/analytical techniques 
- Proficiency in at least one statistical software package 
- Working knowledge of multiple programming/scripting languages such as Python, Java, C++, MATLAB, or R 

Preferred Traits: 
- Passion for proactively identifying opportunities through creative data analysis and modeling 
- Intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts/frameworks, algorithms and technology rapidly as needs arise 
- Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously 
- Ability to deliver work and provide positive leadership in a fast-paced, multi-project team-oriented environment. 
- Ability to work in highly collaborative, cross-functional environments 
Experience in the biotechnology industry is NOT required 

Education: Bachelor's degree in applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, or other quantitative discipline.
 
TOP MUST-HAVE SKILL SETS:
1. Experience with variety of statistical/analytics techniques
2. Development experience with at least one programming language
3. Strong interpersonal skills / Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  
DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: The team member will work on a variety of data analytics and modeling projects that may include the following: - Providing technical/analytical leadership on cross-functional project teams - Developing models and visualizations to meet business needs - Performing ad hoc data analyses - Testing and evaluating new techniques and tools
 
WHY THIS POSITION IS OPEN: Global project requires modeling support. The existing project team is overwhelmed and needs additional support.
 
EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION: This unique role will allow you to be a part of high-visibility global projects, working directly with the Thousand Oaks and Cambridge, MA, based team and partnering with key functions (e.g. Process Development, Quality, Manufacturing, across Amgen’s global network) to understand business needs and craft a variety of solutions that will help leaders make better decisions from their data. This project can have a positive impact on the manufacturing processes that make human therapeutics and the patients that use them. You will do this as part of an innovative and dynamic team at the center of Amgen’s Operations digitization revolution.
 
RED FLAGS: Leaving assignments before complete. Unexplainable time gaps in resumes. Me-first mindset. Overconfidence.
 
INTERVIEW PROCESS: Phone screening of possible candidates. In-person interview for those who pass the phone screening. We can start interviewing immediately and will be available as needed.
 
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We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
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Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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