BE THE NEW
Senior IT Cloud Engineer
in a biotech company focused on the discovery, design and development of innovative peptide-based medicines
Currently, we are looking for a new
new Senior IT Cloud Engineer, who has vast experience providing IT services to internal employees using Azure
If this sounds like you, and you are ready to take on a broad area of responsibilities with an independent attitude, you are a match for us.
The Senior IT Cloud Engineer will help Zealand Pharma with their internal cloud initiatives, including SSO integrations, migration of key on-premise services to Azure, and helping build the future cloud landscape for a growing pharmaceutical company. Ideal candidates will have best practice knowledge around securely implementing all services. You’ll sit with a growing team of technical resources and work closely with the business on key identity and infrastructure initiatives.”
Implementing cloud-specific security policies, standards, and procedures e.g., Azure tenant management and configuration, identify management and access control, auditing and monitoring, security incident and event management, user and administrator account management, SSO, conditional access controls and password/key management.
Perform SSO integrations. Experience with SCIM or JIT provisioning a plus. Working with the vendors and the business to plan and execute integrations from start to finish.
Planning, design, build, testing, and ongoing operation of secure global cloud infrastructure used by all employees.
Understand, plan, and effectively communicate the migration of on-premise technologies to SaaS or similar cloud solutions.
Automating workloads and processes with PowerShell in an Azure Automation environment.
Present technology trends, develop knowledge and skills to mentor fellow engineers.
Proactively observe IT practices and recommend solutions to solve problems or alleviate pain points.
3rd level escalation point for IT service desk and IT infrastructure team members.
Writing and updating technical documentation such as architecture and design documents, user manuals, system documentation, Technical Standards, and training materials.
Work within a multi-site IT team located in Denmark and the USA.
Analyze and understand project requirements. Drive projects to completion.
Documents, maintains, and monitors compliance to GxP, SOX, and security policies as needed.
The successful candidate will have most or all of the below qualifications:
Advanced Azure operational and best-practice design experience. Azure AD, Endpoint Manager (Intune), Office 365, Conditional Access, Defender skills required.
Advanced knowledge of cybersecurity best practices.
You have hands-on experience in governing Azure (Management Groups, Subscriptions, Azure Policies, RBAC, security center, etc.)
Ability to design and develop solutions according to industry and security best practices, including the authoring of design documents and project plans.
Knowledge of SSO integrations, including SAML and other authentication protocols.
Working experience with Azure Automation and PowerShell scripting.
5+ years Active Directory administration, implementation, and design. Working knowledge of Windows DNS, DHCP, GPO, and networking protocols.
Experience of working in the life sciences industry and working with GxP systems is an advantage.
Experience working in a SOX-regulated environment is preferred.
5+ years in a similar technical position. Desired degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Equivalent Experience.
Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize projects independently.
Demonstrable excellent troubleshooting skills.
Strong communication skills verbally as well as in writing.
Energy and drive for team results, consistent high performer.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Enjoy being part of a great team and achieving things together.
Fluent in English (company language)
Bonding to innovate
Our employees are fundamental to our success, and we continue to be able to attract and retain people with vast experience and talent. We have a unique culture, characterized by excellent teamwork and strong engagement across the organization.
Making bonds is at the core of everything we do. From discovering and developing the best new peptide drugs for patients, to engaging with our partners or connecting with each other.
We bond as a result of our entrepreneurial culture where our people are encouraged to pursue their ideas and turn them into reality. We are curious about each other’s knowledge and expertise.
We bond through curiosity and playfulness as a team, allowing ourselves to challenge common thinking and drive future innovation. Zealand Pharma is a place where everyone is heard and contributes to the success, we all want to experience.
The Zealand Pharma DNA builds on four values: (1) We are bold, (2) We empower people, (3) We work as one team, and (4) We can be trusted.
Let’s bond and be bold
We offer a combined compensation package which includes a base salary, pension, bonus, and a possibility to join our employee share program. We care about our employees’ well-being and offer health insurance, use of massage, fitness, and a range of social clubs and activities
To find out more about working at Zealand, visit
Interested? Please apply as soon as possible. The applications will be reviewed as they come in.
For further information, please contact Jim Bove at JBove@zealandpharma.com
About Zealand Pharma A/S
Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: ZEAL) ("Zealand") is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market. Zealand’s current pipeline of internal product candidates focus on specialty gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Additionally, the portfolio includes clinical license collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim and pre-clinical license collaboration with Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Zealand is based in Copenhagen (Søborg), Denmark. For further information about the Company's business and activities, please visit
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