Senior Network Architect in Global IT Ope­ra­tions focusing on Network Security Services

We are looking for a skilled Senior Network Architect for our IT Infrastructure area that would like to help enable the digital transformation of Novo Nordisk. You will be part of developing the foundational IT capabilities required for Novo Nordisk to succeed with an ambitious transformation of our entire business process landscape. 

Join Global IT and our Foundational IT Programme 

To enable this digital transformation, Novo Nordisk Global IT is launching a new transformational programme to create the necessary core IT capabilities within infrastructure, integrations, data management, and platforms that will enable the digitalisation and future growth of our business. We call it the Foundational IT Programme and throughout 2020 we will be recruiting different profiles for the programme. This is part of our next wave of hiring so the people we bring on board now, have a unique chance to put their footprint on the programme.  

By joining Global IT, you will become part of a strong global community of more than 1200 skilled IT professionals, who are responsible for IT systems, services, and projects in Novo Nordisk, working in a truly global organisation based on agile principles.  

Learn more about the Foundational IT Programme here.

The department

The position is based in Global IT Operations; an area with 200+ employees distributed across more than 25 countries, managing our infrastructure operations and digital workplace services. The Corporate Infrastructure department is a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees responsible for the network architecture and future development of the administrative network in Novo Nordisk. We are currently implementing software defined network, new proxy solutions and firewall management platforms to help support the future digital journey. We are on a journey applying agile ways of working in our IT projects and in operations. This will be delivered according to the SAFE framework with agile teams running sprints/iterations on in a global organisation.

The position

As Senior Network Architect focusing on network security services you will be responsible for defining and continuously developing services within the network/platform infrastructure services. 

Your job will include developing global strategies and standards for Novo Nordisk global network/platform infrastructure in close collaboration with other global senior architects and to build global roadmap for relevant technologies and processes, incorporating needs for local differences.  You will also have ownership of key global projects in the Infrastructure strategy, and ensure the implementation of these according to timeline.

We expect you to stay ahead on industry trends and assess new products and technologies and to work closely with our vendors and partners as well as interact with senior stakeholders to gather business requirements making sure we are delivering the best services to our business.

The position is in Bagsværd, Denmark; however, your daily work place can take you almost anywhere in the world according to the project you are working on. 

Your qualifications

You have a master’s degree within IT, and you have a high passion for working with a global IT organisation. You have several years of experience with Cisco technologies from design, implementation and operations. Preferably you have knowledge of and worked with: AlgoSec AFA/AFF, Zscaler, Palo Alto, Cisco IronPort, Cisco SDN and automation tools. 

You like working in an international matrix organisation that is developing. You have a good interaction with vendors and internal stakeholders. You can operate with a helicopter perspective as well as on a detailed technical level. As a person you are outgoing with a strong personal drive and dedication. You have professional and personal impact that is reflected in your desire to take initiative. In addition, you bring a healthy sense of humour to your work even when the pressure is on. Finally, you must have strong work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for your own learning.

Working at Novo Nordisk

In Novo Nordisk you will get the chance to make your skills and expertise count for a higher cause - the lives of 27.000.000 patients across the globe.

We invest in both personal and professional development and through successful deliveries, a learning mindset, and exposure to senior management you will find that Global IT offers highly attractive career opportunities. We provide a fun, healthy, and engaging working environment that supports you in being a whole person with a sustainable work/life balance.


If you want to know more, please reach out to Ulrik Jørgensen at +45 30755624.


October 18th 2020.

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: 28. september 2020


Location Bagsværd