Biostatistics Senior Manager – R Group

US - California - Thousand Oaks - Field/Remote

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Job Description


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 reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Biostatistics Senior Manager – R Group


What you will do

Let’s do this together. Let’s change the world. In this role we are looking for individuals with quantitative science background (statistics, data science, computer science, mathematics or similar) and passion in drug development to join an R analytic group within global statistical science at Amgen. This role will have opportunity to work across Amgen’s pipeline (early and late) to oversee the development of data review visualization tool, statistical/machine learning algorithms, and analytic pipeline/package/application in R. It provides opportunity to develop leadership skills in clinical development strategy and address scientific questions through practical quantitative thinking. In this role you will

  • Interact with clinical scientists, data management, statistical programming, data standard team to streamline data quality review process for real-time data quality monitoring
  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues (e.g., clinical scientist, study statistician, programmer) to develop data visualization application, statistical modeling and algorithm in R to address issues in clinical data quality
  • Overseeing design and development of R shiny applications, interactive visualizations, automate processes and provide continuous support to facilitate centralized tool building and enable real-time, high-quality analysis delivery
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in the field of R, statistics and quantitative sciences in drug development and contributing to scientific advances in the field
  • Possess knowledge of Amgen’s statistical policies and strategies. Serve as team member and drive change / process improvements


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a go-getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience OR
    Master’s degree and 4 years of experience OR
    Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience OR
    Associate’s degree and 10 years of experience OR
    High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree, or master’s degree with relevant experience
  • 4 or more years' industry experience of R package/shiny app development
  • Proven project leadership experience
  • Experience in data review/analysis/reporting of clinical trials
  • Excellent R computing, modeling and visualization skills
  • Strong communication an organizational skills


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and improve your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


Salary Range

157,846.00 USD - 184,097.00 USD Apply

Job Profile


North America


United States


Diverse and inclusive community Full support and career-development resources Generous Total Rewards Plan Total Rewards Plan


Algorithm Development Biostatistics Biotechnology Clinical Data Clinical Development Clinical trials Communication Computer Science Data Management Data Science Data Visualization Leadership Machine Learning R Statistical modeling Statistics Strategy

  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues
  • Contribute to scientific advances in drug development
  • Data Management
  • Develop data visualization applications
  • Drive change and process improvements
  • Oversee design and development of R shiny applications
  • Stay abreast of latest developments in R and statistics
  • Streamline data quality review process

4 years


Associate Associates Bachelor's DO Doctorate Doctorate degree GED High school diploma Master's


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