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IIOT Engineer III/Controls Engineer III

Novo Nordisk
West Lebanon, NH
Start date
May 30, 2024

Job Details

About the Department     

Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications. It’s not your average production site – it’s a tight-knit, supportive community working together to contribute to a better tomorrow for our patients. Ethics and quality are held in the highest regard, and a patient-focused mindset guides everything we do. We’re looking for individuals who are self-starters with a strong work ethic to join our team. At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?


The Position

The IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Integration Engineer III is responsible for acting as a lead and trusted advisor to provide technical expertise supporting Novo Nordisk Site New Hampshire data and digitalization efforts. The role is responsible for build and maintain the infrastructure to enable data connectivity/availability and be a liaison between Manufacturing Science and IT / OT teams. It includes take a leading role to rollout, maintain, and support Novo Nordisk Data Management solutions used at Site in an agile product teamwork mindset, focusing on using Ignition, Kepware, OSIsoft PI, AWS/Azure and custom tools to deliver full stack data connectivity/flow into our data lake, data mesh and data science platforms. Moreover, identify and sharing better practice, increase awareness of data connectivity/flow standards and validation and create improvements in methods, techniques, approaches etc., for optimizing the way we work and striving for simplicity.


What we offer you:

  • Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions
  • 36 Paid days off including vacation, sick days & company holidays
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products


Essential Functions

  • Interact with LoB, Data Engineers, and SMEs to understand and document business, technology, and data connectivity/flow requirements to develop proposals for the integration of value-added software solutions. Collaborating with cross-function teams enabling design and build the infrastructure for data connectivity/flow from wide variety of data sources
  • Document and maintain data Connectivity/flow from a-z (sources, interfaces). Further the role is responsible integration and curation from various sources, incl. internal and external sources in a highly regulated environment
  • Leveraging cloud infrastructure to rapidly develop reliable and scalable software and data analytics solutions
  • Stay current with industry trends, identifying opportunities, developing roadmaps and participating/conducting Proof of Concepts
  • Contributes to development of standards, frameworks, and operating model of assigned applications or solutions
  • Communicate, facilitate, and coordinate with relevant stakeholders’ activities related to planned and unplanned maintenance events impacting site users and processes
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with all applicable healthcare laws, regulations, and industry codes
  • Incorporates the Novo Nordisk Way and 10 Essentials in all activities and interactions with others




Physical Requirements

Domestic and international travel will vary based on business need and travel restrictions. This position may lift up to 33lbs/15kg occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers. The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication. The ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, and walk. The ability to push, pull, lift, finger, and grasp. Visual acuity to perform close activities such as: reading, writing, and analyzing; operating a motor vehicle or heavy equipment, and to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations. The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including noise, inside and outside conditions including temperature changes; atmospheric conditions including odors, fumes, and dust.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience in Computer Science, programming/systems analysis or other related experience required
  • Working experience with industrial application, SCADA, IIOT, MES
  • 6+ years of data warehousing and relational database experience (Snowflake, MS SQL, or PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Good understanding of relevant Azure technologies, including Azure IoT Hub, Azure Event Hub, and SQL/NoSQL databases
  • Experience in identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Experience developing solutions on cloud platforms e.g.  AWS, Azure, or similar
  • Experience with programming language like Java, C#, Python or equivalent
  • Excellent skills on interpersonal commutations and relationship management to collaborate in a team environment
  • Inclusive and sees the value of diversity
  • Strong IT Knowledge, demonstrating ability to handle most situations independently and with minimal guidance; able to identify better practice and create improvements in methods, techniques, approaches, etc.
  • Demonstrated problem solver with the ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex data-related problems
  • Expert knowledge on interface protocols (e.g. REST API, MQTT, PC-UA) and communication layers
  • Expert knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques
  • Demonstrated problem solver with the ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex data-related problems
  • Expert knowledge of systems analysis and design techniques
  • Knowledge of project and system development methodologies, especially Agile
  • Knowledge of operating systems, relational database architectures, query languages and interface, standard programming environments, data integration tools, application integration solutions, and web-based information solutions
  • Knowledge of testing techniques that ensure that all business or technical requirements are appropriately met
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in applying systematic and rigorous analytics methods to improve data-related business processes


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.


Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.


If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit

Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.


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