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IS Distinguished Agile Delivery Engineer

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Job ID: R-114664
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US


If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join us!

Amgen is seeking an IS Distinguished Agile Delivery Engineer to design, build, and execute a strategic?Scaled?Agile delivery?initiative?across multiple lines of business that will serve as the engine to fuel Amgen's?Accelerating?Digital Innovation (ADI) program.

Achieving this CEO-sponsored goal requires?the deployment and ongoing execution of?a?Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)?operating model that will provide detailed inter-connectivity and orchestration for 100+ agile teams that encompass 600+ IS and business professionals who will process?tens of thousands?of?tasks.? Beyond?logistical execution,?this candidate?will ensure that the seven foundational?SAFe?roles?that are new?to the?Amgen?culture?are instantiated, coached, matured, and?operate at peak efficiency to deliver speed-to-value for this critical initiative.

Once this role establishes the delivery cadence, he or she will then be responsible for?continuous delivery of this comprehensive ADI deployment platform, intake of new?digital?initiatives,?and continually evolving the agile delivery capability to?achieve?Amgen's multi-year digital journey.?

Key Responsibilities:?

  • Devise Scaled Agile operating framework to govern 100+ teams, and 600+ staff over the life of the?program?
  • Build and nurture a new and innovative cultural and behavioral mindset for our executives and teams via a progressive and iterative organizational change management (OCM)?approach?
  • Develop programmatic framework that seamlessly tracks thousands of daily work items for team execution and rolls up to provide holistic workload utilization, issue escalation, productivity reporting, and progress towards the CEO?roadmap?
  • Provide technical and process leadership to integrate advanced, best-in-class automation and DevOps tools within our agile platform to dramatically increase the predictability and speed of?execution?
  • Act as a Senior Agile Coach to executive leadership to ensure that they play the appropriate roles for Scaled Agile, and that all staff are trained to execute this large, cross-functional?initiative?

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree? and 4 years of experience delivering critical projects and scaled Agile?deployments?


Master's degree and 8 years of experience delivering critical projects and scaled Agile?deployments?


Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience delivering critical projects and scaled Agile?deployments?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience of scaled Agile deployment, including complex Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) deployments for Fortune 200 companies, preferably within the Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical industry
  • A passion for organizational agility, and proven experience deploying complex and cross-functional digital solutions via?Scrum@Scale?and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) for one or more Fortune 200 companies?
  • The ability to create and articulate a strong case for change, and guide people at all levels of the organization to adopt a more innovative digital way of working?
  • Proven aptitude interacting and influencing senior executives within both Business and IS?
  • Learning agility, creative problem solving, and a servant leader mindset?
  • A history of leading, mentoring, motivating and or teaching others??
  • Outstanding communication skills with audiences of all levels including executive leadership?
  • Experience building and leading successful high-performing teams?

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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/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?

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-23

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