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Director Information Systems - Architecture and Infrastructure Digital Health Development

Looking for a digital savvy, organized, flexible architect to join Amgen’s Information Systems Digital Health Development organization. Your passion for innovation and technical talent with social media including the web, social networks, cloud infrastructure and new technologies are critical to the success of this position. This role is responsible for establishing vision and providing oversight of architecture and infrastructure of Amgen Digital Health (ADH). The objective of this position is to drive long term roadmaps and architecture initiatives for ADH. The scope includes performing make versus buy decisions; working with Amgen infrastructure team to influence the architecture decisions; enabling development of regulated software enabled devices and software devices/products, including server software, mobile software, systems communications, and development and integration. The successful candidate has passion for innovative and disruptive technologies and who can make informed and forward-looking decisions while planning the technological roadmap for Amgen Digital Health. The position will work closely with the business, project managers and program managers and will be directly accountable for improving, enhancing and modernizing Amgen digital architecture.

General Duties
*The ADH Director of Architecture and Infrastructure will own and develop DHD technology roadmap aligned with ADH goals and capability. The director will stay abreast of and bring forward business and technology trends internal and external to Amgen Digital Health in order to evaluate the application of new and future technologies to enable DHD business capabilities and initiatives.
*Designs the supporting infrastructure (servers, network, storage, etc.) for scalability, reliability, manageability, performance and security ensuring adherence to industry standards and patterns.
*Assist with identifying, developing, and enabling architecture decisions for initiatives including proof-of-concepts, prototypes and minimal viable products.
*Partners with both business and technology groups to develop the target state architecture, roadmaps, and resultant technology portfolio to be aligned with the associated strategy of Digital Health Development.
*Oversee the detail architecture blueprint to meet specific business objectives and project requirements ensuring that architecture standards and best practices are followed.
*Partners with the security team to plan the architecture for risk reduction and compliance goals and provides strategic guidance and governance relating to the security of applications in Digital Health Development.
*Strong vendor management skills that keep external partners accountable and productive.
*Ability to work across multiple functions and projects.
*Ability to work in an ambiguous and rapidly changing business / technology environment.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree & 4 years of Architecture / Infrastructure experience or Master’s degree & 8 years of Architecture / Infrastructure experience or Bachelor’s degree & 10 years of Architecture / Infrastructure experience and 4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:
*Process driven focus.
*Strong analytical skills, formal architecture and/or infrastructure training.
*Strong Solutions and Enterprise Architecture skills.
*Experience with MS office tools (PowerPoint, project, excel, word).

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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