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Quality Digital Product Owner



Full Time

On Site


Thousand Oaks, California, United States


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.


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world.

The Quality Digital Product Owner will be a pivotal member of Amgen’s comprehensive Quality Transformation program, enabling Amgen to continue delivering on its mission to serve patients amidst an increasingly dynamic and competitive landscape. In this role, you will lead a cross-functional team to develop, maintain, and cultivate digital and business capabilities in partnership with functional clients and IS / DTI colleagues. The digital transformation will be multi-faceted; successful deployment will include end-to-end process simplification and the development of a digital ecosystem to seamlessly integrate data flows across the enterprise.


  • Serve as the voice of the customer/client and the leader of the product team

  • Monitor, evaluate, and communicate product progress at each stage of the development lifecycle, including key decisions and issue escalation

  • Collaborate with prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs, shape the vision and concept, and translate needs into product requirements

  • Own the product roadmap; work with internal and external customers to analyze the needs and align the roadmap to strategic goals

  • Develop scope and help define backlog items (epics/features/user stories) that guide the development team

  • Solve product-related problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards business commitments

  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.

  • Assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize opportunities to ensure the work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product

  • Define and implement change management plans including communications, staff engagement, training, and sponsorship

  • Develop appropriately detailed specifications for the product features so they are clearly understood by the development teams

  • Monitor and evaluate external trends and cross-industry benchmarks to help shape development approaches and our technology roadmap


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an employee with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience


Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience


Associate degree and 10 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience


High school diploma/GED and 12 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience


2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in engineering, business management and/or life science

  • 6 years of engineering, business management and/or life sciences experience

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and substantial experience as a product owner and/or scrum master

  • Experience in data science, data-driven application development, and application lifecycle management

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytic skills, specifically financial analysis, business case development, portfolio planning, and resource & budget management

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and contribute to large, digital transformation programs and collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams

  • Understanding of drug and combination product development, manufacturing, and distribution

  • Experience in post-market surveillance, complaint investigations, combination product and device regulations

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate across all areas of Amgen, to include Operations, R&D, and IS/DTI

  • Consistently delivers on-time, and high-quality results aligned with ambition and business commitments

  • Strong communication and presentation skills; ability to lead decision making using DAI principles

  • Robust and pragmatic problem-solving approach with ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems

  • Experience with a definition of minimum marketable features and minimum viable products


What you can expect of us

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

  • 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 health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science’s promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.

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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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.