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CDnA - Associate Director, Marketing Investment Optimization

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 3, 2024

Job Details


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

CDnA - Associate Director, Marketing Investment Optimization


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Amgen Commercial Data Science team is looking for an accomplished analytical leader with the ability to influence executive-level audiences and deliver robust data and statistical analysis of our marketing investment performance.

Flexible Commuter role to Thousand Oaks, US Headquarter site. You will work on-site a minimum of 2 days a week.

  • Analyze marketing performance data, using Python, R, or similar languages with numerical and scientific libraries for statistical analysis (e.g., Pandas, NumPy, scikit, etc.)
  • Design and analyze marketing experiments applying causal inference and hypothesis testing techniques to find opportunities for scaling or optimizing our investment allocation
  • Lead all aspects of the execution of Marketing Mix and Marketing Attribution Models to measure ROI of core marketing activities
  • Execute scenario planning and project outcomes of investment decisions across the portfolio
  • Prepare and effectively communicate business recommendations to executives and business partners
  • Collaborate with several cross-functional partners (e.g., Marketing, Media, Finance, etc.) to help build marketing budgets that improves brand strategical objectives

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 collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong background in leveraging query languages (SQL) to clean, transform, and prepare data using cloud computing platforms (e.g., Databricks, Snowflake, etc.)
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis concepts such as Causal Inference, Bayesian statistics, Regression Analysis, Hypothesis Testing etc.
  • Strong planning skills for simultaneously managing multiple large and complex projects.
  • Track record of interpreting and communicating analytical insights to non-technical audience using clear and concise language.
  • Advanced expertise using statistical analysis libraries in languages like Python, and R.
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical data sets, such as prescriber-plan data, patient-level data, transactional claims, etc.

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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