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Amgen Senior Development Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts


You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Senior Development Engineer


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will advance technical programs, contribute to definition of design requirements, identification and realization of technical solutions, authoring of test methods and reports, and authoring of technical analyses to advance programs. Responsibilities include:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight and execution of drug delivery technical assessment projects in different therapeutic areas, including nephrology, bone health, oncology, inflammation, and cardiovascular.

  • Develop and exploit structured, efficient approaches to analysis and design to solve complex engineering problems.

  • Support investment analysis for drug delivery technologies through demonstration that proposed solutions meet user needs in service of Amgen’s product pipeline.

  • Develop, execute, and report technical analyses and verification methods and testing.

  • Communicate well at multiple organizational levels on project status, risks, issues, and accomplishments.

  • Successfully influence program outcomes.

  • Review completed design work with both internal and external design partners.

  • Use project planning and monitoring methods to meet project timelines.

  • Ensure compliance to Regulatory and Quality requirements when generating design outputs and conducting technical reviews.

  • Build and review advanced computer simulations to support design & development efforts.

  • Collaborate with the commercial engineering organization to ensure adequate sustainment and improvement of products throughout their lifecycle.

  • Facilitate development of solutions to critical business issues.

  • Effectively define objectives to enable effective metrics generation and reporting.

  • As part of the team working on device platforms, ensure consistency to architecture to support variations of the platform and system result packages.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Development Engineer professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree OR Master's degree and 3 years of Engineering experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Engineering experience OR Associate's degree and 10 years of Engineering experience OR High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Engineering experience.


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 maximize 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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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.