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Principal Data Engineer – Data Governance

Amgen

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted April 2, 2021.

Career CategoryInformation SystemsJob DescriptionAs a key member of the Enterprise Data Management organization, you will be part of the team responsible for delivering strategic and tactical data governance and stewardship services to capture data in a way that makes it easier to connect, share and consume across the enterprise.

This is a vital role to ensure Amgen’s data ecosystem conforms with business needs, dynamic Data Privacy rules and regulations and Compliance requirements.You will interact with Amgen’s Data Management leaders worldwide by leading the Data Governance forums, where data related KPIs are discussed and remediation plans are approved and tracked.ResponsibilitiesDevelop and maintain data governance policies, processes and data standardsSupport business data owners, data stewards and data custodians to adopt the common enterprise Data Governance frameworkIdentify areas for data governance improvements and help to resolve data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design changesDefine data governance KPIs in partnership with internal data providers Business Owners and EDF Data Domain Owners.Support root-cause analysis for data quality issues and collaborate with Business Data Stewards to identify corrective actionsLead or execute data remediation and impact assessment effortsAssess and facilitate impact analysis of data providers system changesLead cross-functional Data Governance ForumsProvide metadata management capabilities (e.g.

Data Dictionaries and business glossary)Lead efforts to adhere to Data Privacy and compliance requirementsAssist Data Stewards with data problem resolution when requestedBasic QualificationsDoctorate degree and 2 years of Information Systems experienceORMaster’s degree and 6 years of Information Systems experienceORBachelor’s degree and 8 years of Information Systems experienceORAssociate degree and 10 years of Information Systems experienceOrHigh school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experiencePreferred Qualifications:Proficient in metadata managementAbility to work with metadata tools to upload various metadata assetsSolid grasp of DQ tools and integrationsAbility to work with MDM and Transaction data teams continuously and effectively to identify assets to be governedAbility to work with the business stewards to capture glossary definitions and all other related metadataAbility to work with Data Privacy, Legal and Compliance to understand the various rules and regulations, compliance policies tied to the glossary elementsSolid understanding of system landscape, data flows, source system functionality and data standardsSolid understanding of relevant data standards and industry trendsKnowledge of relevant external regulations that impact master data and data management processesAbility to understand new business requirements and prioritize them for deliveryProficient in one of the coding languages (Python, Java, Scala)Has hands on experience writing SQL using any RDBMS (Redshift, Postgres, MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, etc.).Experience with Schema Design & Dimensional data modeling.Experience with AWS Services like EC2, S3, Redshift/Spectrum, Glue, Athena, RDS, Lambda, and API gateway.Experience with software DevOps CI/CD tools, such Git, Jenkins, Linux, and Shell ScriptExperience with Spark, Hive, Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming, and Airflow.Hands on experience using Databricks/Jupyter or similar notebook environment.Experience working in an agile environment (i.e.

user stories, iterative development, etc.)Experience working with test-driven development and software test automationExperience working in Product teams environmentAmgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics.

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.We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.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.This position is open to remote workers within United States..