IT Solution Architect for R&D and Global Quality ap­pli­ca­tions

To drive our IT strategy projects and support daily operations, we are looking for a new Solution Architect for our R&D and Global Quality application team. If you have more than 5 years hands-on experience in implement and support cloud and on-prem R&D and Quality applications in regulated/GxP industries, contact us for the opportunity to join ALK Global IT organization.

Contact: Manager Jing Zhou Tolstrup,

Join us and be part of the big IT & digitalisation journeys aimed at revitalizing ALK's IT infrastructure and application landscape. 

World leader in allergy

ALK's aspiration is to become the world leader in allergy by helping as many people with allergy as possible to a better life by providing options of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of allergy. In Global IT we contribute to this aspiration by supporting the organisation with modern IT tools and technologies, and by delivering world-class support to our many colleagues around the world.

Your role as Solution Architect

In your role as Solution Architect in Hørsholm, you will be responsible for some business-critical R&D and Global Quality applications, ensure the enhancements and operation of them and meet the authorities’ requirements, high level of performance and stability. You will also be part of application revitalization journey, where we move more applications to modern and cloud technologies. We expect that you are skillful at vendor solution analysis, focusing on business and system landscape fit.

Furthermore, you are able to come up with innovative solutions to new business needs and to optimize and digitalize processes. GxP Compliance and documentation are fundamental, so experience from a pharma company is an advantage. With your strong business acumen, you understand and translate business needs into viable IT solutions. Also, your strong stakeholder management skills allow you to communicate with both IT experts, SME colleagues and end users.

Travel activity is expected from 30 to 40 days per year.

Fields of responsibility

  • Research, design, analyze and lead implementation on medium, complexity R&D and Global Quality solutions.
  • Understand business process and provide technical advisory for our business colleagues in R&D and Global Quality departments.
  • Technical implementation/update/configure system platforms.
  • Suggest and drive technical and business improvements, incl. all aspect of architecture designs, implementation and interfaces.  
  • Responsible for application lifecycle management.
  • Manage platform monitoring and maintenance tasks.
  • Provide 3. level tech. troubleshooting.
  • Coordinate vendor and consultancy, focusing on implementation and architectural fit.
  • Project task coordination.
  • Ensure the processes and documents adhere to GxP compliance requirements.

Your qualifications

As a candidate for the role you:

  • Hold a master’s degree or professional in engineering, computer science or similar.
  • Have more than 5 years’ experience with GxP pharma environments.
  • Have more than 5 years’ experience with implementation and validation of IT systems with good knowledge of compliance procedure.
  • Have wide technical knowledge and hands experience with of both platform and application.
  • Key technologies for this position include Oracle Databases, Oracle Argus Safety Database, Axway B2Bi technologies, Qlikview, XML, IIS, Java, infrastructure skills such as firewall, network, gateway.
  • Good to have knowledge include HPQC test center, Veeva Vault, VMware, PowerShell scripting and VisualCron.
  • Have experience with Agile system development
  • Have the drive to optimize and digitalize processes.
  • Have the flexibility to travel around 30-40 days a year to our international locations.
  • Speak and write English effortlessly.

Global IT at ALK

Global IT at ALK is a global organization of approximately 140 employees with three main hubs in Hørsholm, Madrid and Krakow and IT staff on our production sites and regional sales hubs in Germany, France, and North America. Today, ALK has most IT competences in-house and you will have qualified colleagues across the globe.

We believe that good results and IT services go hand in hand with securing development and learning opportunities. Employees are encouraged to build bridges and help each other every day. You will become part of an IT organization where we put competence and substance over format and presentation and priorities iterative interactions.

As solution architect in Global IT, you will join a great, diverse team of solution architects, system managers and specialists dedicated to supporting ALK sites worldwide. The team is located in Hørsholm- Denmark, Krakow-Poland and Madrid- Spain, the position is in Hørsholm.

Contact and application

If you need further information about the position, please contact Manager, R&D and Global Quality Applications, Jing Zhou Tolstrup on

Application deadline: 20th May 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you.

ALK-Abelló A/S

ALK helps people living with allergy. By providing solutions that make life with allergy surprisingly simple we make a difference for many people. We build upon a strong heritage as a pioneer in allergy immunotherapy and we will continue to innovate, develop and market new products and solutions for people with allergy. ALK is a global company with production sites in Denmark, France, Spain and the United States. We were founded in Copenhagen in 1923 and today we employ around 2,300 people around the globe. Our headquarter is based in Hørsholm north of Copenhagen. We know that our employees are our most valuable asset and we believe they do their very best every day in the pursuit of new and better allergy treatments and solutions for people with allergy around the world. If you like to have influence and make a difference ALK is the right place so come join us on our exciting journey.

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Publiceret: 6. maj 2022


Location Hørsholm