Advanced IT Ope­ra­tions Analyst

Are you interested in working with one of the best Global IT organisations in the pharmaceutical industry? Do you want to play a key role in developing and improving the Production Infrastructure (within VMware) in Novo Nordisk? This could be your chance to bring your personal ambition and passion to work and help change diabetes for generations to come. Read on!

By joining Global IT, you will become part of a strong global community of more than 2000+ 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. Apply now!

The position

You will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of VMware IT Infrastructure including VMware operation/reporting tools and provide Technical operational support globally for Product Supply in Novo Nordisk. You will be engaged in close dialogue with the IT architects, IT specialists and stakeholders across Novo Nordisk Product Supply globally to improve awareness on the technical deliveries of the IT Infrastructure services to meet business expectations.

  • Stay ahead on industry trends and assess new products and technologies
  • Evaluate feasibility of concepts and services from vendors and adapt to Novo Nordisk usage globally
  • Define and document future architectures and ensure scalability

The successful candidate will have opportunity to work from either Bagsværd or Kalundborg, with flexibility to work from home part of the time.


To be successful in this role, we believe that you should have:

  • VMware operation experience within critical high availability environments
  • Good understanding of VMware technology stack, and tools like vROps and VMware Log Insight
  • Good understanding of Hyper-conversed infrastructure, like VxRail and HPE Simplivity
  • Good understanding of infrastructure, operations domain area, other IT technologies (e.g. covering networks, servers, platforms, applications, etc.)
  • Written and spoken English is required

Certain level of mobility, since travel to our production sites might be necessary depending on activity.

About the department

The position is based in Global IT Operations - an area with 300+ employees distributed across more than 25 countries, managing our infrastructure operations and digital workplace services.

The team consists of highly qualified Information Technology Engineers, Technicians and IT-Architects who are responsible for IT infrastructure in Product Supply. Our team is working in close co-operation with Novo Nordisk in Bangalore, India, and external vendors.

We have a strong focus on collaboration, we are curious, and we are embracing new ideas on how to deliver projects successfully. We are on a journey applying agile ways of working in our organisation, and our IT projects will be delivered according to the SAFE framework with agile teams running sprints/iterations.

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.


For further questions, please contact Signe Bokær Wilkinson on +45 3077 5113 or

Deadline: 15 August 2022.

Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV.

To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.

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