Posted On Mar 28

Associate Data Engineer - AWS Cloud Developer

Novo Nordisk

Location : Bengaluru, Karnataka

Headquarters : Bagsværd, Denmark

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Developer

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

Data Management & Analytics is part of the Digital Incubator & Innovation at Novo Nordisk. We use data to build and deliver value and insights to all of Novo Nordisk, supporting the needs of our patients. We are a fast growing team therefor we are looking for several AWS developers to join the team.

About the department
You will join our international team of architects, developers, analyst and data engineers. The Data Management & Analytics team is an international, high performing team with a variety of technical and analytical backgrounds. The responsibilities of Data Management & Analytics ranges from data acquisition to curation of data for advanced analytics and data science. We are cloud native and we work primarily on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

We evangelise the opportunity to apply data and advanced analytics, initiating analytical initiatives and supporting data science users of our platform. We have built and are operating the enterprise data lake and data science platform on AWS to support our vision; which is to be able to deliver world class management of data. All kinds of data. The overarching goal is to use data to gain new understandings and insights, drive optimisations and create true value to Novo Nordisk and the patients we serve.

We are currently 31 internal and external employees in 3 different locations in India, USA and Denmark. We are significantly growing, and we have almost doubled the amount of people in the team within the past 11 months.

The position
As AWS Developer, you will join a team of developers and data engineers with whom you will build data & analytics solutions based on the business needs. You will team up with your colleagues, working with the agile principles and focus on solutions that can be deployed into production. Together with the team you will develop and maintain our catalogue of solutions embedded on AWS. Furthermore, you will develop and provide technical guidance regarding data science components such as EMR, SageMaker, R and other relevant data science tools.

As AWS Developer, you will work focused on solutions that can be deployed into production. You will collaborate with DM&A Operations in India to whom you will hand over your work for operations and maintenance post go-live.

To succeed in this job, you are expected to understand the technologies involved in the components that makes up the data lake, data science, ML and AI solutions, and you know how these are integrated. If your coding skills are sharp enough but you have not played with AWS before we will bring you up to speed.

You have a master’s degree in relevant field and hands-on experience working with software development, contemporary cloud technologies, including data lake and advanced analytics as well as the integration of these. Perhaps you have a background within software development or software engineering.

You are very pleasant to be around and will fit well into the team where it is important to have fun and where we work in a relaxed informal and flexible atmosphere. You have a ‘can do’ mind-set required to try out new setups and solutions. You are known for your ability to understand complex technical matters, form an educated opinion and communicate these in a simple way. Fluency in English (Oral and written) is a prerequisite.

The position is based in Bangalore, India.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. As a world leader in diabetes care and a major player in haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy, we offer our employees opportunities for continuous growth.


For further information, please contact Lavanya at


15th October 2020.

Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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