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Kickstart your career at Novo Nordisk with Project Opportunity

Do you have autism or similar qualities and are you ready to begin a new career? Then join Project Opportunity: a collaboration between Specialisterne and Novo Nordisk with the purpose of creating job opportunities for neurodivergent people on the autism spectrum, with Novo Nordisk as the workplace. Your journey begins at our 3-week academy, where Specialisterne and Novo Nordisk invite you to a 3-week upgrading and qualification program running from the 26th of August to the 13th of September. Here, we get to know you, understand your strengths, and train you to be ready for a new job opportunity.

Data Engineer - Bagsværd

The Finished Product Manufacturing (FPM) Digitalisation team is part of the broader FPM Business Support division. The team includes seven professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, who are dedicated to pioneering the use of digital solutions to further improve the operations and production of medicine for obesity, diabetes, and rare disease treatments.

As a Data Engineer in FPM, you will:

  • Play a key role in supporting productivity initiatives where the intelligent use of data and software solutions is crucial.
  • Develop ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) pipelines to enhance data availability across FPM operations, ensuring optimal data integration and accessibility.
  • Use Low-Code technologies to provide Business Intelligence (BI) via tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, Microsoft Power, and Microsoft Copilot.

We are looking for a candidate who is not only technically proficient but also eager to contribute to our mission of transforming patient care through innovation in data management and digitalization. A degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field is required. Proven experience in writing software code and creating clear, concise documentation is essential. Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage high complexity in technical environments are also necessary.


...but feeling overwhelmed by job requirements and doubting if you're 100% qualified? Don't let it stop you! We encourage you to apply anyway, as your profile might surprise us and fit our needs better than you think. We are committed to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

The Process and Contact

Specialisterne and Novo Nordisk will invite you to a 3-week upgrading and qualification program running from the 26th of August to the 13th of September.

You are expected to attend both physical and online meetings. Working hours will be 25-37 per week. The period of employment is 1 year and 5 months, starting from November 1, 2024.

For further information, please contact Stine Kreutzmann from Specialisterne at


Please apply before August 1, 2024

About Us

For the seventh time, it is possible to become part of Project Opportunity, a collaboration between Novo Nordisk and Specialisterne. Project Opportunity creates job opportunities for neurodivergent people on the autism spectrum, with Novo Nordisk as the workplace.

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we’re working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.

Specialisterne is a consulting firm based on diversity, talent, and geekiness. Most of our consultants are neurodivergent (autism, ADHD, ADD, OCD, etc.) and specialize in IT and data processing. We love tackling the most complex and challenging issues. We are the geeks who thrive on demanding tasks where deep technical knowledge and creative thinking are crucial. At Specialisterne, you get more than a career; you become part of a community where you have the opportunity to develop personally and become an expert in your field.

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