Lead Solution Architect to join Clinical Innovation Centre (CLINiC)

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Is your interest triggered by the cocktail of Data, People, and Business? Do you have a technical profile and are interested in developing a unique setup consisting of wide array of stakeholders, then becoming a Lead Solution Architect in CLINiC might be the path for you!


With this role, we welcome you to DD&IT – the digital, data, and IT partner to all parts of Novo Nordisk. We also welcome you to join a journey of digital transformation and innovation where IT makes a real difference for millions of patients worldwide. It’s a global journey to join with 2100+ colleagues worldwide, driving tasks with a twist of either digital, data and IT.


About the department
You will become part of our CLINiC Quality department located in Gentofte, Denmark.

The CLINiC is currently under development and will be responsible for conducting multiple clinical pharmacology trials conducting First Human Dose studies. The CLINiC works closely with various partners within Novo Nordisk as well as externally across the Danish life science ecosystem.

The CLINiC is part of Global Translation, where we drive all clinical development of products from early development phases to product introduction and life cycle management. IT and digital solutions are a crucial part of the operations of CLINiC, and some of the main focus areas in the department are seamless integration with relevant initiatives from across R&ED and securing data quality and continuity by minimizing manual data entry and monitoring.

Besides being allocated to CLINiC, you will be a part of R&ED IT together with a team of IT Architects, where you will be able to spar with like-minded people and use each other skill set to bring the best solutions to our stakeholders. 
About the position
In this position, you have experience in building system architecture covering Infrastructure, Integration design, Data Architecture and work closely with other related domains such as database design, ETL processes, and data warehousing. Furthermore, the department works with the Agile framework SAFe therefore, experience with agile methods is preferred. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and aligning the IT landscape across the unit with compliance regulations. 

Lastly, you will be the main driver as an architect in supporting agile teams.



Some of your core responsibilities would be:

  • Develop and align the IT landscape across the CLINiC, ensuring scalability, security, and reliability while identifying and prioritizing technical initiatives.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in various areas such as data, network and infrastructure, cloud-based apps, integrations, and vendor management.
  • Collaborate with Release Train Engineer and business stakeholders to ensure IT systems align with business needs, and architectural runway is continually being improved.
  • Develop technical solutions and strategies that align with CLINiC vision and industry best practices.
  • Work closely with RED Architecture team to ensure that Architecture principles & guidelines, best practices are constantly established, evolved, and aligned across DD&IT.
  • You bring Secure by Design mindset, to ensure IT systems are secure, reliable, and in compliance with regulations, identifying and mitigating technical & physical risks, and supporting the guidance and management of the DevSecOps team.

The skills we hope to see
You find it important to ensure stable platforms and applications for our researchers, and at the same time you are excited to work with new technologies and are able to quickly learn new concepts. You are curious and enjoy engaging with vendors as well as stakeholders.
In addition to this, the ideal candidate will have previous experience with the following:

  • Relevant experience as a Solution Architect (4-5 years).
  • Experience working with the Agile framework SAFe, or other agile methods. 
  • In-depth knowledge of network and infrastructure, cloud-based apps, integrations, and vendor management and relevant compliance frameworks (GDPR, GcP, ISO2700, abbreviation ect.).
  • You have a technical education and enjoy being hands-on in working out the best solutions for the researchers.
  • Lastly, excellent communication skills. You should be confident and assertive in managing vendor relationships while also being empathetic to the needs of our primary stakeholders: the researchers.

Furthermore, you are team-oriented and have a strong personal drive to achieve goals. We expect you to be service-minded and thrive in a busy environment. Finally, you have professional proficiency in written and spoken English.

Joining the Novo Nordisk family 
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.
For additional information about the position, please contact Jacob Nørgaard at JNQD@novonordisk.com
Please apply before 3rd of September, 2023.

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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.