Senior R&D Engineer

Category:  Engineering

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Solution Architect (Senior R&D Engineer) for connected devices


Do you want to use your experience in System Architecture / Solution Architecture for connected devices to take part in bringing connected medical devices to millions of patients globally? Are you motivated by making an impact, and do you thrive on creating innovative solutions with diverse global teams? Then this is your moment.


Apply now and join us as a Solution Architect (Senior R&D Engineer) and contribute to the development of our connected devices and delivery solutions.


The Position

Novo Nordisk is pursuing an ambitious strategy of improving the life of people living with chronic diseases and drive business growth by innovating and launching connected devices and digital health systems. As our new Solution Architect, you will work on our connected delivery solutions where you will interface with cross-functional teams, experts from across engineering disciplines, program managers and global development teams.  There is no dearth of challenges, and the job will offer lots of learning opportunities.  At the end of the day, we celebrate being one step closer to transforming the lives of our patients


As Solution Architect, some of your main responsibilities will be:

  • Define, Develop and Document the high-level (System of Systems) architecture of connected delivery solutions.
  • Define sub-systems, allocation of functionalities to sub-systems and planning interdependencies and risks.
  • Communicate requirements to stakeholders.
  • Ensure interoperability and integration of the connected delivery solutions and overall technical coherence among the different elements of the connected solution.
  • Oversee the integration of end-to-end connected solution.


You will be the technical reference for the solution stakeholders and support the technical integration of external digital health partners with Novo Nordisk’s connected devices. Furthermore, you will contribute and drive technical discussions on connectivity domain internally and with external development partners.



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


  • M.Sc. or PhD in electrical engineering / computer science or related engineering discipline
  • Solid experience (3+ years) working with complex technical R&D projects in a specialist role
  • 3+ years of experience working as a System Architect / Solution Architect / Systems Integrator and have collaborated with external partners to a high degree
  • Deep understanding of product development models and Systems Engineering principles
  • Experience with connected medical devices or medical devices with embedded software with a basic understanding of IEC 62304 would be considered an advantage


As a person, you are a strong team player recognised for your interpersonal skills. You are energetic, and you are comfortable with taking initiative with a 'can do' mind-set, as well as facilitating stakeholders. You communicate fluently in English both written and orally and like to document your work. Knowledge of Danish language is not a requirement.


About the department
Devices & Delivery Solutions is an area within Novo Nordisk's global R&D organisation. We develop medical devices for self-treatment, supporting all business areas of Novo Nordisk A/S.  The department is located in Hillerød, in the greater Copenhagen area, and we have a long and outstanding track record of developing the best, most innovative, and widely used insulin devices in the world. 


We are expanding our portfolio of connected medical device projects and a great effort is put into transforming our development processes together with development vendors. You will join a diverse and international team of solution architects, hardware, software, and mechatronics engineers motivated by advancing the care of people living with diabetes.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear, and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



If you have any questions, please contact Director of Electrical Engineering and Embedded SW, Daanish Ahmed Khan at or +45 30 79 94 04.



12 December 2022


We are screening candidates and conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.


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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.