Applied Machine Learning Engineer

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 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. Join us as:

Applied Machine Learning Engineer

At Amgen Breda medicines are labelled, assembled, packed, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people with 38 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines.

Digital strategy

What We Want To Achieve

Amgen is moving into a new era in which process innovation and transformation will be key to our continued success to serve patients. Digital Advancement is one of key focus areas in our overall worldwide strategy! As a value driven company, we are building a Digital Advancement Team to drive our transformation in years to come. This team is tasked to conceptualize, design and implement business process solutions with a strong Digital Innovation focus. This is a great opportunity to join our journey early on and make an impact!


What You Will Do

As our Applied Machine Learning Engineer, you will be part of Agile Product Development teams and report to the Director Business Performance & Digital Advancement. In this role you will support the Operations organization with innovative solutions to improve process efficiency and quality. You are responsible for developing, testing, and implementing Deep Learning & Machine Learning solutions for real-life problems and applications. There is a strong collaboration through Agile Product Teams and Engineering Project Teams. Alongside all this, you will participate in prototype building and testing for new technologies and ideas, not limited to its own area of expertise, but as co-creator of full business solutions.

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will also:

  • Work in collaboration with the Agile Product Teams or Engineering Project Teams to find opportunities for machine learning applications to advance the efficiency and quality of operations processes.
  • Advice on which machine learning technologies will be used in production environment.
  • Build, train, monitor and propose the best operational architecture for machine learning production models, as well as optimize existing ones.
  • Ensure machine learning code is maintainable and scalable.
  • Staying abreast of industry trends, especially in the realms of artificial intelligence (Machine Learning, Deep Learning as it is applied to inspection systems, and exploring novel tools and techniques to improve inspections.
  • Develop Deep Learning model(s) for image processing and human feedback systems to trigger learning for AI system.
  • Develop process solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity enabling new equipment and technology.


What We Expect Of You

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Machine Learning professional we seek is good collaborator with these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related field with coursework relevant to machine learning.
  • Experience with integrating machine learning algorithms into cloud platforms, including resource provisioning, installation, scaling, and validation, as well as building, training, and monitoring the machine learning production models
  • Preferably, work or internship experience in operations / manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with data transformations, API wrappers and output formats used with machine learning algorithms.
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in English, both in oral and written communication.
  • Familiar with Programming languages (e.g., Python, C++, Microsoft Visual Basic, .Net, Visual C#, jscript, vbscript, others).
  • Up to date with the latest Deep Learning and reinforcement learning algorithms (e.g., CNN, GAN, Autoencoder, Deep Q Learning (DQN), Double DQN, Deep Deterministic Policy Gradient (DDPG), Etc..).


What You Can Expect Of Us

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. Therefore, Amgen is recognized as World's Best Workplace 2021 ©.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance and a collective health insurance.
  • Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, vitality program and a restaurant with healthy food.
  • Flexible work arrangement with days in the office and days working from home.

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.

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