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Data Architect, BI & Analytics

Requistion ID:  1583

Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, DK

Date:  07-Jan-2021

Data Architect, BI & Analytics


Our passion at Lundbeck’s is to restore brain health so every person can be their best. By developing innovative treatments, we improve the lives of people and to better do so, we are expanding our capabilities within Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. Are you an experienced data architect, who wants to make a real difference to real people? Then we might have the job for you.


About the team

As our new Data Architect, you will join the growing Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics (BI&AA) team. The team currently consists of 7 passionate people and is anchored in the Digital Delivery unit (a part of Corporate IT) focusing on bringing digital solutions and data to our more than 5500 colleagues around the world.

The BI&AA team is responsible for products and services related to Business Intelligence, Data Engineering, and Advanced Analytics, ranging from traditional BI to data ingestion, data storage, and data preparation enabling our colleagues performing analytics. We serve/support Lundbeck’s full value chain – from early research, to development, production, sales and supporting functions.

About the role
The role as a data architect in Lundbeck revolves around shaping the way information is gathered and maintained, optimizing how the company understand it and put it to work. As our new Data Architect, your primary role will be to:

  • Translate business requirements into technology requirements and define data standards and principles.
  • Design effective systems to turn raw data into understandable and actionable insights for decision-makers.
  • Co-drive the design of our new enterprise data management strategy
  • Monitor and report on the functioning of data systems and rework the architecture to draw on additional data sources and deliver deeper insights
  • Integrate data from multiple silos in order to improve processes, predict future problems or gain a better understanding of customers
  • Be a technology leader through ongoing research and evaluation of new technologies and techniques and adjust our data architecture accordingly.


You will refer to the Head of Digital Delivery.

The position is based at Lundbeck’s headquarters in Valby, Copenhagen.




We expect that you have 5+ years of experience as a Data Architect or from a similar role. This includes:

  • In-depth experience in handling various types of data incl. text, tabular, graph, time-series, geospatial, and image.
  • Skilled with big data infrastructures (e.g. Hadoop/Spark ecosystem) and concepts for storing and processing large and/or heterogeneous data volumes
  • In-depth experience with business intelligence infrastructure, data analytics, and data visualization frameworks
  • Experience with batch or streaming architecture
  • The ability to code in both structured languages such as Java, and more flexible, statistically oriented languages such as Python, and working with a range of databases, using both SQL and NoSQL languages is a necessity.
  • In addition to programming skills, you have hands-on experience with databases (relational/NoSQL), containerization, and Cloud environments such as AWS or Azure. You are qualified in at least one public cloud data stack
  • Experience with designing and developing applications is a major advantage and so is mastering modeling tools like Enterprise Architect, ERWin and Visio.
  • Excellent knowledge of data development methodologies and processes as well as DevOps
  • Familiar with the area of information security 


You also have:

  • A high proficiency in problem solving with solid presentation and communication skills
  • A dynamic approach to work, teams, and agile frameworks


Finally, you hold minimum a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Mathematics, or in a comparable field/qualification.


For further information

If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Head of Digital Delivery, Stine Foged Jacobsen on stjc@lundbeck.com.


Your application

If you are the Data Architect we are looking for, please click on the link below to apply for the job. The application deadline is 24.01.2021, but please observe that screening will be done on an ad hoc basis, so do not hesitate to apply.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.
Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.
Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind
Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.