LEO Pharma

Solution Architect – Cloud AWS

LEO Pharma has embarked on a very ambitious journey to become the world’s preferred dermatology care partner. The journey will encompass increased digitalization, acquisitions and planned transformations which all require strong architectural involvement and direction-setting. To succeed LEO needs digital transformation where focus on implementation and use of cloud technologies are among the catalysts for the business strategy execution – and that is why we need you.

If you can bring solid experience within Cloud, especially AWS, and you are looking for a Solution Architect opportunity in which you will be part of defining and controlling the strategic direction for the area and handling complex task’s involving and impacting many stakeholders, here’s a unique opportunity. Responsibility, exciting challenges, on-going development and massive impact are guaranteed.


The job

As our new AWS Cloud Solution Architect, you will work closely with the Cloud Lead Architect, the Azure Solution Architect and other relevant Cloud resources and stakeholders, playing a global strategic role delivering new Cloud IT solutions. We need your expertise to ensure the correct governance, use and implementation of Cloud services in LEO Pharma, where we aim to operate and implement everything as code. Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Manage stakeholders and their expectations, advising them on the right solutions in correspondence with the business strategic objectives and technology strategy
  • Work closely with our IT security, IT operations, product owners and the other IT departments to ensure compliance and alignment
  • Review designs and assist in creating guidelines for external collaborators and suppliers
  • Support us in staying relevant by regularly evaluating existing and upcoming architecture patterns, best practices and emerging technology
  • Contribute to our architecture strategy, underlying strategic initiatives and roadmap
  • Helping mature our Cloud services, processes and templates in close collaboration with our entire architecture team
  • Recognize relevant cloud services that could be useful for the support of the applications on the cloud
  • Provide an escalation function, assisting support and delivery departments in resolving complex enquiries.
  • Creating and documenting large and complex solution designs in global projects
  • Take active part in vendor selections recognizing the relevant cloud services that could be useful for the support of the applications on the cloud


Your qualifications

You have at least five years of experience working with Cloud including:


  • Proven knowledge of solution architecture (we are inspired by TOGAF) with commercial experience in an IT environment whilst working in a cloud or infrastructure-based role
  • Highly experienced with AWS. Being familiar with Microsoft 365 and Azure is a plus.
  • A good level of IT and business knowledge
  • Knowledge in designing distributed applications and systems in the cloud
  • The ability to express knowledge in terms appropriate to the audience which includes senior executives, IT managers and end-users.
  • Able to lead technical workshops to understand the requirements of our clients and shape these into system requirements.
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to deliver, manage and monitor results.


Founded within your business acumen you can identify needs and improvements, conceptualize and communicate proposals for changes – and coordinate development and implementation with external consultants.


As Solution Architect and gate keeper you will need a certain level of authority including the ability to back your decisions with solid and easy-understandable arguments. In combination with your understanding of the mechanisms in a large organization you know when to stand your ground and when to compromise (in dialogue with strong stakeholder personalities in high level positions). As you will work in an organization in rapid development you must thrive in an environment where the only constant is change. This require stamina and energy.


Your new team

You will join a growing area of highly skilled Architects and Engineers covering LEO-Pharma’s IT solution portfolio. We design IT solutions across the global LEO organization and we share a passion for taking advantage of the opportunities in IT, in the overall design as well as in each configuration. Our work environment is characterized by knowledge sharing, open dialogue and room for having a good time together. The Team is based in LEO Pharma’s headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen combined with a flexible work set-up with possibilities for working partly remote


Our aim is to build a strong Cloud capability in LEO, and you can be one of the first joiners and be part of shaping the future direction of Cloud in LEO.


Join our mission to help more people achieve healthy skin

Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are suffering from an untreated skin disease. Helping these people to get a better life is what LEO Pharma is all about. By understanding their needs and wishes we will improve existing treatments and break new land to uncover the solutions of tomorrow. By joining LEO Pharma you will get the opportunity to create results, develop yourself among highly skilled colleagues while taking on our quest to become the preferred dermatology care partner improving people’s lives around the world and at the same time create profitable growth.


Contact and application

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Head of Solution Architecture, Kristian Sloth: +45 31 26 18 45. Please apply via the link at our website and remember to attach application and CV. The deadline is 30.09.2021.


About LEO Pharma

LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions. Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions. LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 6,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.leo-pharma.com. 

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