Senior Business-oriented Data Engineer

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

Data Science
2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

If you are passionate about data, you should look no further than Ascendis Pharma!

As the business is growing fast, Global IT is expanding to meet the business needs and the Data and Analytics team will increase with a new senior Data Engineer.

Join us on our data journey and help us become a true data driven pharmaceutical company.

Ascendis Pharma is a visionary and ambitious company and offer you an opportunity to become involved in the development of ground-breaking therapies in a clinical setting.

You will be a member of a high-performance team where we have a bigger why in all our delivered solutions. A high degree of freedom and space for being ambitious. We are passionate about data and always curious about how we can create more value through a data-driven culture

As a Data Engineer you will:

  • Design, build and operate data solutions based in business requirements
  • Advice line of business on good data practice and processes
  • Be part of business-oriented data projects
  • Design and blend data from multiple sources
  • Interact with other product teams and owners

The successful candidate has

  • +3 years of experience with azure cloud services and with data engineering – and hands-on developing in python and SQL.
  • You have experience with designing and delivering data solutions, data load patterns and with data platform architecture.
  • Ideally you are well versed with DevOps and CI/CD pipelines and Pharma domain knowledge is a plus.

As a person you are self-driven and ready to take responsibility from day one. You are agile at heart and more concerned about the results of your team than your individual success.

You are passionate about data, curious and like to ‘think out of the box’ and you have a can-do attitude. Teamwork is second nature to you, and you build on other’s ideas and share knowledge to further the team’s results.

You are proficient in English at a professional level, both written and spoken.

You hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or something completely different. Most importantly, you know your technology and how to make it work for business.

You are a resident of Denmark.

We offer an exciting and challenging position in Global IT where we believe in empowerment of the teams to get the best results for the patient. We have focus on continuous development of teams and career development for the individual.

You will be part of an entrepreneurial and international company with a short line of command. You will be involved in activities that are central to Ascendis Pharma’s strategy and work with highly skilled and experienced colleagues on advancing an exciting product pipeline.

Travelling: Approx. 20-30 days/year

Place of work: Ascendis Pharma resides in a wonderful office facility in Tuborg Havn in Hellerup with a view of the harbor, the canals, and the sea. We also have facilities in Heidelberg, Germany, as well as Princeton and Palo Alto, U.S.A. . Your international mindset and virtual presence is important to our global community.

If you want to know more about the position, please contact Martin Høgsted on M +45 41245654/ or Lene Rhein Larsen on M +45 22995471/ All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.