Cloud Security & Identity Management Architect

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Will you be motivated knowing that your work every day help protect the IT assets of one of Denmark’s largest companies? Do you get energized knowing that +50.000 colleagues’ daily access to IT systems depend on your work? Do you have solid experience within Cloud Azure technologies and Zero Trust concepts? Then, please apply for this exiting position.



The position


Novo Nordisk Global IT Operations are looking for a Cloud Security & Identity Management Architect to our Cloud Infrastructure Apps team. In this position, you will play a key role in architecting and building the future Conditional Access model, necessary for Novo Nordisk to utilize cloud services globally in a secure manner. We expect that the candidate is a Subject Matter Expert related to Azure AD security and identity related topics with a focus on Conditional Access and is able to act in the security/identity architect role.


The Cloud Infrastructure Apps team consists of 13 team members from Denmark, India and US. The team is responsible for architecting and building Cloud Identity Platforms, Single Sign-On offerings through several Federation Services, Enterprise Cloud based Backup and File Services, core Infrastructure services like PKI, DNS, DHCP and our hyper-converged infrastructure, supported by Global IT and selected vendors.

The team works with the newest Azure AD, Azure Identity and Federation service technologies and how they apply or create possibilities and value to Novo Nordisk. The team has a strong focus on learning while delivering high quality and having fun. You will join an organisation with +4 years’ experience in working with Azure.


Some exciting things you will get to work with are:


  • The Conditional Access theme across our Global IT landscape providing a solid opportunity to take it to the next level
  • Develop and maintain our Azure Conditional Access rule set based on persona profiles and ring-based roll-out
  • Optimise the deployment and governance of changes to the Azure Conditional Access rule set. This could include M365 as code using Azure DevOps, GitHub and MS Graph
  • Work closely with our Line of Business including in-house application developers so modern authentication requirements are well known and understood
  • Drive an agenda together with the Product Owner, so management and other key stakeholders understand the importance of reducing the dependency of Corp. resources like AD, ADFS and support the migration of existing applications to Azure  
  • Work closely with our security architects and our security operations to integrate Azure Conditional Access into our overall zero-trust policy engine




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


  • Have 3+ years of experience working with Cloud Azure technologies (Azure Conditional Access, Azure AD, Azure Identify Management, Azure AD Identity Protection, O365 and MFA)
  • Have experience with designing and implementing cloud security architectures here under Zero Trust methods for hybrid cloud solutions based on Azure Conditional Access
  • Have experience with PowerShell, Azure CLI or other scripting languages
  • Have an IT related education, preferably at BSc level or higher, and/or several years of relevant professional experience within IT infrastructure and Cloud technologies


About the department


The position is based in Cloud & Corporate Infrastructure (C&CI) department, within Global IT Operations. The department consists of highly skilled cloud architects, engineers and automation professionals, who possesses strong technical network and platform skills and solid business understanding. The C&CI department holds six agile teams that work with cloud. The teams are global and hold team members from US, Denmark and India. All teams work closely with numerous business stakeholders and our colleagues in Global IT.

The position is based in Bagsværd, Denmark.

Some business travels can occur, approximately 7-10 days per year.


Working at Novo Nordisk


At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We recognize the importance of core IT capabilities within infrastructure, connectivity, cloud, integrations, data management, and platforms to enable the change, digitization and future growth of our business.

Novo Nordisk invests in both personal and professional development and offers highly attractive career opportunities.



If you want to know more, please reach out to the Product Owner of the Cloud Infrastructure Apps Team, Christoffer Georg Larsson +45 30799219, or People Leader, Cloud Emma Jeppesen +45 30796865.




Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, why we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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.


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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.