OT Analyst

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to work with the newest technologies within Operational Technologies / Automation, and do you want to work in an international environment, applying OT/Automation Solutions globally?


Do you want to be part of a team playing a vital role in the digitalisation of Novo Nordisk Production facilities?  We are looking for an OT/Automation Analyst to support development and implementation of a global SCADA platform on Novo Nordisk production sites in Denmark and abroad.


The position

As our new OT/Automation Analyst, you will be a part of a central programme, which is developing, testing and deploying SCADA applications for production equipment on Novo Nordisk Production sites. The SCADA applications are key in ensuring effective operation of our production equipment, but also enabling connectivity between Manufacturing Execution- and control systems.


You will be part of a CORE Team developing SCADA software with high focus on fulfilling current and future business needs. In the role it will be key that you can combine software development with close dialog with stakeholders in Line of Business to ensure high level of customer satisfaction.


Main tasks of the OT/Automation Analyst are:


  • Software development
  • Trouble shooting
  • Sparring with local Stakeholders
  • Preparation of Design Specifications
  • Execute and document Test activities
  • Support and participate in deployment activities


As the scope for the programme is Novo Nordisk Production sites globally, some travel activities must be expected.



  • BSc/MSc within automation engineering or similar
  • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with SCADA and PLC Systems
  • Familiar with GMP and structured troubleshooting.


The technologies we use are:

  • Ignition – Inductive Automation
  • Python, SQL
  • HTML5


As a person you are flexible, structured, proactive, self-driven and team oriented. You are eager to learn and driven by developing your own professional and personal competences.


About the department

You will be part of Manufacturing IT, who is responsible for planning and execution of large-scale initiatives/programmes across Novo Nordisk Production facilities worldwide.


You will be anchored in Department Operational Technology, which focus is to support strategic initiatives by delivering OT/Automation solutions and services for production facilities in Novo Nordisk. The team is located in DK and consist mainly of IT/OT Analysts and Project Managers/Scrum Masters. The team is characterised by being very international, high level of innovation, quality mindset and trust based working environment.


Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



For further information, please contact Pernille Stubberup on phone +45 3075 7265.



July 12, 2022. Please note that we are screening incoming applications and are inviting for interviews on an ongoing basis.


You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about your motivation to apply in your 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.