Novo Nordisk A/S

Novo Nordisk A/S

Hillerød, DK

Senior Data Engineer to join our Manufacturing Intelligence Journey

540,000-780,000 / YEAR

Are you looking for a new opportunity to put your data engineering skills to use in an innovative, purpose driven environment? We’re looking for our new Data Engineering colleague to join our Manufacturing Intelligence team, where you’ll have the exciting role of working on data-driven use-cases, and be part of creating the foundation for advanced analytics and machine learning in Novo Nordisk Product Supply. If you have experience with designing data pipelines and the ability to translate complex logic into data solutions, then you might be our new colleague to contribute to a variety of exciting digitalization projects in Novo Nordisk!

The position

As a Data Engineer in our Manufacturing Intelligence team, you will be working with some of the most data savvy people in the company and on some of the most exciting advanced analytics projects across Novo Nordisk global production.

?Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Collaborating with cross-function teams and IT to design and build data pipelines for cleaning, transforming and combining datasets from wide variety of data sources.
  • Understanding the business stakeholders and business problems and apply your knowledge to deliver the outcomes
  • Design data architectures in proof-of-concepts and production environments
  • Analyse and assemble data from different data sources i.e. IoT telemetry, historian databases in real-time or batch manner and build the data-driven solutions
  • Be part of agile SCRUM team consisting of process experts, data scientists, product owners, and developers on new project initiatives to ensure consistency in the optimal data delivery architecture
  • Taking an active part in driving data and analytics

When joining our team as a Data Engineer, you can expect to grow your knowledge of technology within pharma and manufacturing, and process engineering. As we are an innovative and result focused team, and you will have a large say in the choice of which tools we will use and will have a large fingerprint on the solutions we develop.


You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software development, engineering, or similar field and at least 3 years of working experience with designing data pipelines in cloud environments such as AWS or Azure. ?

Furthermore, we expect you to have experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in handling big-data or real-time data, data lake, distributed processing framework i.e. Hadoop, Spark etc.
  • Experience with streaming technologies e.g. Kafka, AWS Kinesis etc.
  • Experience developing solutions on cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure, or similar
  • Databases knowledge i.e. SQL, Postgres, or similar
  • Experience with NoSQL e.g. HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra, or similar
  • Experience with at-least one programming language i.e. Python, Java

It would be considered an advantage if you also have:

  • Experience with CI/CD and docker
  • Exposure to IoT technologies

?As we are a global company and an international team, our working language is English and you are thereby expected to be proficient in both spoken and written English. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to translate complex logic into data solutions that can be used by the decision-makers and data scientists. You enjoy being part of a broader data engineering community and have passion for learning and applying the latest technology trends within manufacturing intelligence. ?


For further information, please contact Sonya Frey at +45 3075 6853. Deadline for applications is 20-June-2021, and we’ll be reviewing application as continuously.

About Novo Nordisk A/S

At Novo Nordisk, our focus is on defeating diabetes and other serious chronic diseases that affect the lives of hundreds of millions of people. By combining our innovation and commercial excellence, we draw upon insights from patients and partners to transform bold ideas into life-saving and preventive medicines. About the department Digital Health IT work in close collaboration with the Digital Health business unit as well as external partners to bring innovative digital solutions to patients globally, living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Digital Health IT is responsible for the IT part of delivering Apps that are directly used by patients as well as the backend services and systems that supports these. The Apps are used for medical purposes and will likely be integrated with connected medical devices such as connected insulin injection pens and connected glucose monitoring devices. Known as “Software as a Medical Device”, these Apps are highly regulated and have strict quality requirements to ensure patient safety. To succeed with this endeavour, Digital Health IT employs a total of 40 fulltime internal and external colleagues with various backgrounds such as Project Managers, Compliance & Quality experts, Digital Solution Architects, System Managers/DevOps and we have established close relations with 3rd party suppliers and developers, that are accustomed to deliver highly innovative products in this regulated environment. The department is continuously maturing and is anchored within Digital Innovation in Global IT. As the name implies, we are continuously moving into new areas, where new and innovative competencies, solutions and perspectives are needed. The Department and colleagues are full of drive and are highly flexible and adaptive in an environment where changes, updates and releases are part of every day.