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Amgen IS Business Analyst Review

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - IS Business Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA (US)
Former Employee - IS Business Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA (US)

I worked at Amgen full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Really smart, hardworking, busy people
Silicon-valley type benefits for southern cal
Technology-heavy work environment

Cons

Last few years mgmt has been heavy-handed with cost-cutting. People with 10-15 years tenure were let go with a few hours notice.
No visibility to mgmt decision-making.
Bottom-line is the stock price. So watch your back and keep a step-ahead of layoffs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Short-sighted decision-making, with advice fed by management consultants is harming the morale and loyalty of employees

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Summer Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amgen as an intern

    Pros

    Good learning and training experience; offered the best compensation package for interns.

    Cons

    It's more of a training opportunity, not a future-full-time directed internship. No entry-level full-time hiring intention in the department. I have to look for other opportunities though I really want to work for this company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Still a great company, less opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in West Greenwich, RI (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in West Greenwich, RI (US)

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and pay are in the top of our industry.
    401k match is amazing and a lot of paid leave.
    Atmosphere used to be better, although is still great. Attitudes are generally positive in the work place and open communication is generally accepted.

    Cons

    Benefits have slowly reduced (although still great)
    Atmosphere is much more competitive due to less positions available in the last few years.
    Workload has increased significantly as hiring of new staff is slow to respond to demand for work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better analysis of hiring needs. Work slack from lack of hiring for positions is being taken in by compromising work/life balance with existing staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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