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Data Engineer - Remote Opportunity

Requisition ID:  2387

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Date:  Nov 19, 2021

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!


This is a remote position:  Open to candidates anywhere in greater United States



As a part of the growing Digital Transformation Office, the Data Engineer works closely with the data scientist and business partners to drive Digital Transformation and support Lundbeck’s advanced analytics initiatives. Areas of expertise include data preparation, cloud-based data management, and the data development lifecycle.



  • Manage data preparation (cleaning, transforming, stitching), deployment, and maintenance
  • Develop and maintain the data engineering pipelines required to support the needs of modeling and analytics
  • Define and maintain reusable data development patterns, engineering standards, version control, and data frameworks
  • Support and represent the team in architectural discussions and decisions focusing on data aggregation, data flows, deployment strategies and governance
  • Contribute to effective scaling of digital pilot initiatives
  • Work closely with data scientist and business partners to take defined needs and bring them from ideation to working pilots and deliverables.
  • Act as a change agent: Pursue process improvements and respond to Lundbeck’s vision for digital transformation.
  • Foster a continuous learning mindset, both related to personal development, and taking responsibility for team growth and adaptation to changing business needs.



  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree
  • Regulated industry experience
  • Extensive job-related SQL experience 
  • Understanding of database and cloud architectures
  • Knowledge of development languages (e.g., Python, R)
  • Job related experience in source control (e.g., Git, DevOps)
  • Familiar with Agile Development and Delivery
  • Job related experience with cloud-based data storage and warehousing
  • Passion for continuous learning and promoting digital transformation 
  • Self-starter who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Passion for innovation with a test and learn mindset
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation



  • 5+ years of experience working in a data focused position
  • Certification(s) in related technical areas
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle



  • Infrequent travel may be required


The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the states of Colorado and Connecticut, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $110,000 - $130,000 and eligibility for a 10% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company’s long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site.




Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.



Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

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. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

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