Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Scientific Data Platform at R&D IT

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Will you lead our quest to ensure cutting-edge platforms to our scientists globally? Join us as our new Cloud Infrastructure Engineer


If the above excites you, then join us in R&ED IT where we need your expertise and skills in building scalable solutions in the cloud. As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will be a part of a premier program, SciCAP, in Research & Early Development.


The position

The SciCAP program is a pioneer using many new cloud native services and shaping how we in Novo Nordisk continue our future cloud journey, by building end-to-end digital solutions leveraging on cloud capabilities and automated CI/CD pipelines.

As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for defining, build & design, operating and continuously developing these solutions within the SciCAP program. You will also have significant impact in the way we operate, as we expect you to help in defining and driving Best Practices across the organisation.

In this role, you will also have an advisory function, where you are encouraged to experiment with new technologies, and you can look forward to playing a key role in shaping the future digital solutions.


We offer you

An informal work environment where flexibility and responsibility go hand-in-hand. A workplace full of ambitions, ideas, and experiments. Where learning, developing, and laughing are a highly valued.



In this position we expect that you can lead your peers, as well as collaborate with a diverse group of people. Especially our junior colleagues will look to you for mentoring and guidance. Above all it’s important that you have the right mind-set, you take task ownership, you’re open to challenge and be challenged, and you’re driven and results-oriented.


We expect you bring

  • a master’s or bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or another relevant field.
  • some years of work experience in either cloud, software development or IT Infrastructure
  • strong technical skills in software development, IT Infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines, scripting, and automation


You have experience in and/or knowledge of some or most of the below listed technologies:

  • Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
  • AWS Technology Stack
  • Serverless Computing, Storage, Network and Security solutions
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Object Oriented Design 
  • Python
  • Micro-service architecture
  • Security and Authentication
  • API development (JSON, XML)
  • SQL
  • Front-end


The department
You will join GRS Storage & Hosting which consists of 8 employees and is anchored in Global Research Solutions in Research & Early Development IT (R&ED IT) with 150 employees based in Denmark and India.

At R&ED IT we have a strong focus on digitalising how we run experiments in scientific research at Novo Nordisk.

GRS supports the strategic digital transformation of our global research units at Novo Nordisk, which is needed to realise the R&ED strategy. In GRS we are responsible for maintaining and developing the Data-, Middleware- and IT infrastructure used by the Global Research Units across Novo Nordisk.

We take pride in being experts in IT infrastructure, and at the same time having experience in and understanding of how our researchers use the platforms, data and computer power we make available.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is the leading pharmaceutical company within diabetes, located in the Copenhagen area. At Novo Nordisk we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and change their lives. By working with us you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we are all working to move the needle on patient care.



In this recruitment process, Novo Nordisk is assisted by Capax Recruitment. For additional information about the position, please contact Rikke Barlund Hansen at



Submit your application before August 21st. 
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.