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Region Hovedstaden




Segment: IT
Industry:  Medicinalfirma
City: Måløv
State/Province: Region Hovedstaden
Postal Code: 2760

Slået op: 29.08.2022

Junior HPC Engineer

Full time / Capax Recruitment / Danmark

Are you eager to become an HPC specialist? Are you excited about providing our Research and Early Development (R&ED) units with the IT platforms they need to conduct highly advanced scientific computing and analytics?

Do you enjoy building, maintaining, and enabling the newest IT technologies both in the cloud, on-premise, and hybrid in an agile environment?

If yes, you might be the person Novo Nordisk is looking for!

About the department
R&EDIT Global Research Solutions supports the strategic digital transformation of their R&ED units at Novo Nordisk A/S which is needed to realise their strategy. They are responsible for developing, implementing, operating, maintaining and supporting the data-, middleware – and IT infrastructure used by the R&ED units across Novo Nordisk A/S on-premise and in the cloud.

They take pride in being experts in IT infrastructure and platforms, and at the same time having experience and understanding of how their researchers use the platforms, data and compute power they make available.

The position

As their new HPC (high performance computing) Cloud Engineer, you will be working in various scrum and DevOps teams with different projects and products. Working in scrum and DevOps teams means you will support the technical work by assisting in building features. You will solve system issues, change requests and perform maintenance in collaboration with their scientific users situated globally. You will be working in an international environment with colleagues and users around the globe.

You are interested in working in an HPC environment and have experience working with cloud and on-premise platforms based on sound and modern technologies.

Since their scientific users are situated globally, you will be working in an international environment with colleges around the globe.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Have a hands-on role in building new features, as well as handling system issues and change requests.
  • Have a strong collaboration with data and research scientists whose work and processes are supported by our platforms.
  • Understanding the researcher’s needs and converting this into technical solutions is important as well as the continued stability, availability, and performance of the platforms.
  • Making sure the operations and maintenance model, and the tools used are efficient and optimised.

As a minimum you have a bachelor’s degree with focus on IT systems engineering and/or Scientific Computing or similar, and you have a high passion for working with HPC environments.

This is a job for a person that is excited to be hands-on and work with new technologies and able to quickly learn new concepts. You are team oriented and have a strong personal drive to achieve goals. They expect you to be service-minded and thrive in a busy environment. Finally, you have professional proficiency in written and spoken English.

It is required of you to have:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with configuration management and developing and deploying platforms in the cloud.
  • You have a good understanding and preferably experience with DevOps principles and configuration management such as automation, infrastructure/configuration as code, CI/CD amongst others.
  • Hands-on experience in AWS or Azure (wide spectrum) and are knowledgeable in various cloud services.
  • An interest in working within the HPC field.

They work with various tools and technologies, so it would be an advantage to have knowledge or interest in/of the following:

  • IaC through AWS CDK
  • Puppet, Slurm, on premise HPC cluster solutions, EFS storage, FSx storage, Lustre storage, Linux etc.

As a person you are:

  • Highly structured and organized.
  • Self-driven, proactive, and responsible.
  • A team player, happy to share experience, workload, and information with your colleagues.
  • Flexible and able to function under time pressure.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is the leading pharmaceutical company within diabetes, located in the Copenhagen area. At Novo Nordisk they use their skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and change their lives. By working with them you will have the opportunity to do the same in a global business environment. Fixating on perfection, they never shy away from opportunities to develop, they seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – they’re 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 Xenia Reimers Rosiak at


Please apply before September 29th 2022.

Novo Nordisk commits to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all their job applicants.

They recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. They need to aspire to be the best company for the world and they know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. They are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of their employees, the patients they serve and communities they operate in. Together, it’s life changing.