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Pioneer a brighter future 
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will help find the biological answers and build the new businesses that can pave the way for a brighter future.  

Research Software Engineer, Bioinformatics Tools and Systems, Bagsværd 
Novozymes has embarked on a journey to enhance business and scientific productivity through better exploration of research data across the organization. Our goal is to increase the productivity of the global science community by providing seamless and intuitive access to research data and state of the art data analysis and visualization tools.  

The R&D data management systems being developed, support Research and Development globally and you’ll be a key person in bridging the research demand for new functionality with IT development.  

The Bioinformatics Tools and Systems department has a global outreach in the R&D organisation and supports 100+ systems and other related research software to enable researchers within Novozymes to step up on the digitalization journey fast and efficiently. 

As a part of Bioinformatics Tools and Systems, you’ll join a strong team of internal resources and will be working side by side with external consultants when additional resources are needed. The team supports core research processes and is responsible for many important and specialized IT systems. Your day to day job will be software development in a team setting, where your profile will strengthen our team’s foundation and enable us to reach further into the research organisation with strong tools and solutions.  We are currently in the process of migrating our core System-of-Records and workflow tools from Perl to a more modern stack in Python.

You will be working in a diverse team of highly skilled people with competences across the fields of IT and biology. You will work closely with our user community/researchers as a skilful software developer and need to be energized by both technology and interpersonal relationships. 
The person we are looking for has an open mindset to systems and services and can comprehend complex problems, driving strong solutions for the benefit of Research in Novozymes globally.  

In this position you need to have:

  • Master or PhD. degree in IT, Bioinformatics or equivalent  
  • Hands on experience in Linux environments 
  • Strong programming skills for web (Python, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Prior experience with Perl, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Docker, React, and GraphQL would be a plus
  • A go-do mindset driving specialized solutions for problems or challenges 
  • Prior experience from the biotechnology research area would be beneficial
  • Fluency in spoken and written English 
  • Eagerness to take a driving role in forming the future of Novozymes IT research systems  

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together. 
For more information please contact Senior Department Manager - Bioinformatics Tools and Systems: Jesper Krogh (, +45 3077 3326), Project Manager: Robert Virtala (, +45 3077 1794), Tech Lead Developer: Martin Frausing (, +45 3077 1041). 

Application deadline: 22 April 2019. As we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis, please send your application online as soon as possible.

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