Senior Cloud Developer/Engineer

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you dream of a career with high impact within cloud and automation? Would you like to be part of a purpose driven company that drives change for thousands of patients every day? Novo Nordisk is transforming healthcare by developing digital solutions to improve diabetes care and other serious chronic diseases.


We are currently looking for a Senior Cloud Developer to join our AWS platforms team and be at the forefront of digital technology innovation. Apply now!


What you will be doing?

Our new Senior Cloud developer will become part of our AWS platforms team. The team consists of members from Denmark, US and India and is responsible for architecting, developing, improving, and operating the AWS cloud Platform and cloud native AWS services. We perform process automation for our customers (business areas) who want to use cloud services and we identify areas for improvement by means of automation.

The team includes cloud automation engineers, cloud infrastructure architects and operational specialists.


You will help provides support to all areas of Novo Nordisk that have workloads in the AWS cloud platform, which is one of our two strategic cloud platforms next to Azure. The team is responsible for ensuring a stable and efficient operational set-up with automated deployment, test, and monitoring. At Novo Nordisk, we're passionate about empowering our team members to drive change and bring new perspectives to the table.


Some exciting things you will get to work on include:


  • Designing, developing, and improving our AWS cloud platform and cloud-native services to support our research initiatives, office sites, and production facilities worldwide
  • Taking part of driving an automation agenda across our cloud organisation and our Automation Community of Practise (CoP) and spare with a lot of highly technically skilled people in the department
  • Being responsible for the automation of key processes by means of coding in the areas of policy enforcement, deployment of infrastructure as code, account handling, identity and access management, tool development and connectivity with maintainability and compliance in mind.
  • Participating in the automation of key processes into delivery pipelines that build our cloud infrastructure and ultimately make sure the services we provide to the business are secure and compliant
  • Engage with different stakeholders in Novo Nordisk to broaden the understanding of cloud tooling and identify automation opportunities


The position is based in Ballerup, Denmark.


Do you have what it takes?

As a Senior Cloud Engineer you will be responsible for designing and developing cloud infrastructure, solutions and services. You will need to analyse current processes, and lead testing activities within development and integration activities.

Your technology toolbox should contain some of these: Python/TypeScript /Java/Node/C#/Go for automation or integration with multiple APIs (REST, etc.).


To perform strongly in this role, you preferably have competence and skills within the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics.
  • Strong ability to automate pipelines and repeating workflows.
  • Excellent software design, problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Preferably experience with application security, oAuth2/oID.
  • Experience with Agile and test-driven development (unit test, mocks, integration test), test automation.


The colleagues waiting for you

The team you will be joining is part of the global department Cloud & Corporate Infrastructure (C&CI), within Global IT Operations. The Danish department consists of 19 highly skilled cloud architects, engineers, and automation professionals, who possess strong technical platform skills and solid business understanding. The agile teams are global and hold team members from US, Denmark, and India. All teams work closely with numerous business stakeholders and our colleagues in Digital, Data & IT.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company headquartered in Denmark. For almost 100 years, we have been driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. As a result, our treatments today benefit millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. We are proud of that.


We are proud of our people too, and we employ more than 50,000 bright and diverse minds in 80 offices worldwide. With us, your bright mind and commitment help us change the lives of people worldwide. In exchange, we offer you a seat in a rewarding and purpose-driven culture where your professional and personal development is highly valued. That said, opportunities are many in Novo Nordisk.



If you want to know more, please reach out to the People Leader, Naresh Veethividangan at +45 30751368 or the Product Owner, Nik Gawinowski at +45 30798199.



We are going to close the position as soon as we identify the right candidate.


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. 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.