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Specialist IS Architect – Identity Management - United States  

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Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Amgen is seeking a Specialist Information Systems (IS) Architect to join Amgen’s Identity and Access Management team and will oversee the design, integration, and support of Amgen’s identity provisioning and entitlement management environment, as well as related identity based technologies (e.g. password synchronization, identity attribute management, group automation, etc.)

The Specialist IS Architect will report to the Senior Manager Information Systems based out of Amgen’s Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.

Identity Management at Amgen is a core group responsible for managing all the enterprise directories, identity provisioning and access management/ governance solutions, single sign-on tools, privileged identity management, PKI and other authentication platforms. This team is at the fore-front of enterprise architecture and security at Amgen and is passionate about providing solutions with great end user experience.

Key Activities for the Specialist IS Architect include:
Be the owner for Amgen’s IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) and Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI) environments
Architect, administer, manage, and maintain Amgen’s identity provisioning environment as well as support other identity related systems used to support authentication and authorization. Align new and existing applications and systems to IAM/RBAC framework
Provide technical and governance oversight to all IdM projects. Serve as the technical architect in the analysis, design and implementation of all IdM related projects and be responsible for their successful delivery while meeting the overall security and integrity of the solution. There is also a need to work with project teams to provide insights about architectural standards and information security best practices
Monitor operational and performance statistics for managed systems to ensure reliability and availability, perform preventative maintenance, and automate routine procedures. Maintain growth statistics and resource forecasts
Maintain production change control schedule and participate in change control processes
Troubleshoot problems, respond to escalations, and perform repairs as needed
Conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers and applications to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
Create and maintain technical documentation such as SOPs, design documents, operational drawings, manuals, etc
Participate in vendor proposals, contract negotiations/renewals
The Specialist IS Architect on occasion might have responsibilities outside of business hours
Travel: International and/or domestic travel up to 10% may be essential

Basic Qualification
Doctorate degree
OR
Master’s degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience
OR
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience
OR
Associate's degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience
OR
High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
Strong knowledge of Identity and Access and Role Management applications (IBM ISIM, IBM IGI, Sailpoint IdentityIIQ, Microsoft Identity Manager)
Working knowledge of the Salesforce Force platform
Experience with managing systems in a federally regulated environment with experience in compliance and regulations such as FDA/SOX, GxP, Privacy
Programming and scripting skills such as PowerShell, Perl, VB Script, Java, C#, etc.
Good written and verbal communication skills

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.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.