Advanced IT In­fra­struc­tu­re Cloud Engineer within Sci­en­ti­fic Computing


Would you like to continue your successful career as an IT Infrastructure Cloud Engineer within the field of Scientific Computing in Pharma?

We are currently on the strategic journey to build the future Global Research Data Repository and Analytics Platforms withing Research. We work in DevOps teams in an Agile dynamic environment in Måløv – and we need you to participate!

If you are highly skilled, a quick learner, and would like to continue your career working with the newest cloud technologies and scientific services within pharma then look no further – this is a job for you!

About the department

RDIT Global Research Solutions supports the strategic digital transformation of our global research units at Novo Nordisk A/S which is needed to realize the R&D strategy.

We are responsible for maintaining and develop the Data-, Middleware - and IT infrastructure used by the Global Research Units across Novo Nordisk A/S. On-premise and in the cloud. And we participate in the major strategic IT programs within Global Research.

We take pride in being experts in IT infrastructure and at the same time having experience and understanding of how our researchers use the platforms, data, and the computing power we make available.

The position

As an Advanced IT Infrastructure Cloud Engineer, you have the leadership responsibility of ensuring that our current infrastructure is running seamlessly. Further, you take leadership in developing our future need for cloud technologies, HPC, data labs, etc.

You will be leading technically and working in our DevOps team responsible for our Scientific Computing Infrastructure, handling both issues, problems, and change requests, as well as participating in sprints developing the platforms.

Our scientific users are situated globally, and you will be working in an international environment with colleges around the globe.


You have a Master’s degree with a large focus on IT, Scientific Computing, and/or Pharma and you have a high passion for working with IT. And you have a proven track record of putting your skills into work.

Preferably you have a history of working with IT in the research domain from your current career or alternatively from the university. 

Further, it is an advantage if you are proficient within R, Java, and Python and know technologies like HPC, Spark, and HPC Schedulers (Like PBSPro, SGE), Linux, Configuration Management (Like Puppet, Ansible), Kubernetes, SQL.

Lastly, it is an advantage to have a good understanding and preferably experience with cloud concepts like Saas, PaaS, and Iaas and database technologies, datacentre setup, and design.

This is a job for a person that is excited to work with new technologies and able to quickly learn new concepts. You are team-oriented and have a strong personal drive to achieve goals. We expect you to be service-minded and thrive in a busy environment. Finally, you have professional proficiency in written and spoken English.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and change their lives. By working with us you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment.


For further information, please contact Peter Bagger at +45 3075 2888.


Please apply before 26 July 2020, however, please note that interviews will be conducted continuously.

Millions rely on us

To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication, and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

Gem job

Novo Nordisk A/S
Publiceret: 17. juni 2020


Location Måløv