RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Tech and life science companies, both large and small, are continuing to hire thousands across the Triangle. And with so many employers embracing the work-from-home workforce, there are plenty of flexible options to choose from in today’s job market.

For example, here are Wake County-based employers with the most job openings according to NCWorks:

  • Wake County Public School System (1,896 jobs)
  • Pharmaceutical Research Associates International (529)
  • WakeMed Health and Hospitals (492)
  • UNC Health Care System (459)
  • UNC Rockingham Health Care (455)
  • NC State University (428)
  • INC Research (226)
  • Amazon (197)
  • Credit Suisse (192)
  • Advance Auto Parts (158)
  • Harris Teeter (143)
  • Food Lion (139)
  • Allscripts (132)
  • Gilead Sciences (126)
  • Lowes Foods (122)
  • IQVIA (121)
  • Lenovo (110)
  • McDonald’s Corporation (106)
  • SAS Institute (103)
  • Pruitt Health (100)
  • Duke University (94)
  • Duke University Health System (94)
  • Planet Fitness (90)
  • Wells Fargo (88)

Every Monday, WRAL TechWire compiles the latest information from the region’s top job boards, offering a breakdown of how many jobs are posted, which companies are hiring and for what positions. We’ve also included upcoming job fairs, student-centric resources and a list of Twitter accounts that track local job openings.

One way job seekers can connect with potential employers is through virtual career fairs, such as NC TECH’s upcoming Virtual Tech Job Expo on April 21. Participating companies include large employers like Ally, Deutsche Bank, First Citizens Bank, Google, LexisNexis and Toshiba, along with local firms such as Dude Solutions, Channel Advisor, BlueMatrix and insightsoftware. Wake Tech Community College, UNC Charlotte and Davison College will also join.

Let’s highlight what’s new on the job boards since last week’s Jobs Report:

National Job Boards

National job boards show thousands of opportunities in the Triangle:

  • (5-mile radius filter): 10,416 jobs in Raleigh, 10,780 in Durham and 10,806 in Chapel Hill
  • Glassdoor: 41,322 jobs across the Triangle area
  • Indeed (using the “exact location” filter): 14,530 jobs in Raleigh, 7,710 in Durham and 2,496 in Chapel Hill
  • LinkedIn: 39,807 in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, including 17,284 jobs in Raleigh, 7,869 in Durham, 1,667 in Chapel Hill
  • Manpower: 9 jobs in Raleigh, 4 in Durham and 4 in Chapel Hill
  • ZipRecruiter (5-mile filter): Over 24,896 jobs in Raleigh, 12,170 in Durham and 3,835 in Chapel Hill

Startup Job Search Sites

Aside from the boards above, job seekers can also find local startup jobs at SimplyHired (269 startup jobs near Research Triangle Park), LinkedIn (1,175 results in and around Raleigh), Indeed (285 startup jobs in/near RTP), and AngelList (job openings in Raleigh, Durham and across North Carolina).

AMA Triangle

AMA Triangle, the fifth-largest chapter in American Marketing Association’s nationwide network, aims to be a go-to resource for all things marketing in the Triangle—serving more than 470 members. AMA Triangle provides professional training, free career webinars and a job board offering free resume placement for marketing professionals. Every month, it hosts a free “Transitions Mastermind” program for job seekers and those seeking advice on career improvement. The chapter’s next online career fair will be held on April 29.


AMA Triangle’s job board currently shows 74 marketing jobs in Raleigh, 22 results in Durham, and 19 results in Chapel Hill (with the 25-mile radius filter).

No new jobs were added to the board since last week’s roundup, but here’s a recap of listings posted this month so far.

  • Merck & Co., Inc. is looking for talent to fill several positions in the Triangle, including associate directors and directors of oncology marketing, plus more leadership positions.
  • Capitol Broadcasting Company (WRAL TechWire’s parent company) is hiring a digital account executive and an account manager in Raleigh.
  • Boy Scouts of America is looking for a communication and marketing director in Raleigh.
  • The Town of Cary is hiring an emergency communications officer.
  • Hillrom is looking for a director of software quality assurance in Cary.

American Underground

Durham-based startup hub American Underground regularly posts job openings on its job board. Job seekers can filter their search by skills, position level (c-suite, co-founder, entry-level, mid-level or senior-level), job type (full-time, part-time or intern), job classification (1099 or W2), and work location (on-site, flexible or remote).


No new jobs were added to AU’s job board since last week’s jobs report, but here’s a recap of what’s new on the site over the past month:

  • Durham-based digital storytelling startup The Looma Project is looking to add a story success manager to its team.
  • Policygenius, a New York-based insurtech startup that established a second headquarters in Durham last year, is currently hiring an HR business partner and a revenue associate.
  • Kinston-based private jet company FlyExclusive is hiring a development lead to build a dev group in Durham.
  • Digital advertising startup Adwerx is hiring a strategic account manager in Durham.

American Underground-based CureMint, a startup with a procurement software platform for dental organizations, is also looking to add new talent to its team. It has openings for several positions (read more and apply here):

  • Senior software engineer
  • Mid-level software engineer
  • Senior product manager
  • Business development representative
  • Sales development representative
  • Marketing specialist

Bio Jobs Hub

Earlier this year, WRAL TechWire and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center launched a Bio Jobs Hub platform focused on biopharma manufacturing—one of North Carolina’s largest industries, employing over 26,000 people. Typical biopharma jobs include process technicians, maintenance and/or instrumentation technicians, quality assurance and quality control associates, process development scientists and process engineers. This industry also offers competitive entry-level salaries, from $42,000 to $60,000.

Scientists, skilled laborers and recent graduates can use the Bio Jobs Hub resource to find career and training opportunities in their area. Users can search by location, job category/activity and region.

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Dozens of biopharma companies are hiring in the Triangle, including large employers like Biogen in Research Triangle Park, bioMérieux in Durham, GSK in Zebulon, Merck & Co. in Durham, Novo Nordisk in Durham and Clayton, Pfizer in Sanford, and many more.


The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s extensive jobs board lists open jobs and internships from local life science companies and research organizations. Users can filter by job category, employment type (full-time, part-time and contractor), keywords, postal code and radius.


Over the past week (since Monday, April 5), several new jobs were added to NCBiotech’s board, including:

  • Director of business development at GeneCentric Therapeutics in Durham
  • Research scientist, research technicians, clinical research coordinator, lab research analysts, senior lab assistant and postdoctoral associates at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute in Durham
  • Associate director of Wake Technical Community College’s BioNetwork Capstone Center
  • Senior principal biostatistician at FHI 360 in Durham
  • Senior director and plant manager at Beam Therapeutics in RTP
  • Summer chemistry intern, assistant scientist, senior quality specialist and senior formulations scientist at Alcami in Durham and Morrisville
  • Project manager and scientific writer at Symberix in Durham
  • Analytical development and quality control scientist and sample coordinator at Jaguar Gene Therapy in Cary
  • Research technician at the Duke Center for Human Systems Immunology in Durham
  • CMC lab manager at Shattuck Labs in Durham
  • Principal/senior scientist in vivo pharmacology and scientist/senior scientist of cell biology at LifeEDIT in RTP


The North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) has an interactive job board you can use to find your next career opportunity. Users can search by keyword, location, category, type (contract, full-time, part-time or temp to full-time), experience and education level.


No new jobs were added since last week’s roundup. Here’s a recap of what’s been posted over the past month.

  • Legal intern, finance interns, procurement intern, software engineering intern and engineering undergrad intern at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions in Durham
  • Mid-senior cyber security engineer and mid-senior full stack developer at Stern Security in Raleigh
  • SAP SuccessFactors business analyst at Retail Business Services in North Carolina
  • Associate account manager at publishing software provider BlueMatrix


NCWorks is a statewide job search portal run by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, which has nearly 100 career centers located across the state. Users can filter NCWorks’ database by keyword, location, occupation group or specific occupations, minimum acceptable salary, education level, job sources and date posted. NCWorks also has a mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

The site’s COVID-19 job board lists companies hiring to fill immediate technical and healthcare needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Carolina military veterans, transitioning service members and spouses can find additional resources on NCWorks’ separate veterans portal.


NCWorks reports thousands of available positions. More than 4,990 people added or updated their resumes at the site in the past week, and 110 new jobs were posted on Sunday, April 11, alone.

Raleigh Founded

Raleigh Founded, a startup incubator and coworking space, launched a jobs board and research page in January. You can filter your search by company, company size and industry.


Raleigh Founded’s job board currently lists 154 positions at 25 companies (as of April 11).

Here’s what’s new since last week:

  • Raleigh startup Pendo posted several job openings: Senior front end engineers, front end engineer, back end engineer, tech lead, sales engineer, senior back end engineer, sales compensation manager, commercial account executives and director of commercial account management
  • Local edtech startup LearnPlatform posted two openings: Remote customer success manager and implementation manager in Raleigh
  • Veeva Systems, a cloud software company, posted four jobs in Raleigh: Senior quality system implementation project manager, senior CDMS project manager and two clinical operations consultants

Raleigh Founded is also hiring for two positions: Summer intern and events manager.

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

This isn’t a job board per se, but the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster’s list of job search sources is a helpful resource for job seekers in the clean energy sector. The list has links to career opportunities from the organization’s members and partners.

Work in the Triangle

Work in the Triangle, a Wake County Economic Development program, shares new openings daily through its Twitter feed, @WorkTriangleNC.


The organization runs a weekly #TriangleTuesdays Hot Jobs alert. Last week’s posts featured jobs from UNC Health, Metabolon, RENCI, the Raleigh Chamber, the City of Raleigh, Amazon Web Services, Duke Energy, PNC Bank, Wake County, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Wells Fargo, BB&T, Lenovo, Met Life, SAS, First Citizens, Martin Marietta, NC State, Red Hat, Wake Med, RTI International, Citrix and Raleigh Founded. Scroll through the #TriangleTuesdays hashtag on Twitter for more details on the openings.

Upcoming Job Fairs

NC TECH’s Virtual Tech Job Expo: April 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (online)

  • At NC TECH’s virtual Tech Job Expo, employers can connect and network with professionals seeking jobs and internships in tech. Tickets are free for candidates and job seekers.

AMA Triangle Virtual Career Fair: April 29, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (online)

  • The Triangle chapter of the American Marketing Association is hosting an online career fair featuring local, national and global companies seeking marketing talent.

Life Sciences / Biopharma Hiring Event: May 19, 9:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. (online)

Job Resources for Local Students

If you’re a student looking for an internship or entry-level position at a local company or organization, your university has resources to help you get started. Quick links below:

Upcoming Program Application Deadline: Betsy Y. Justus NC TECH Founders Scholarship — May 21

  • Established in memory of NC TECH’s founding CEO, the Betsy Y. Justus Founders Scholarship supports two young women as they enter academic and career paths in technology or engineering. Two selected students will receive $4,000 and a Lenovo computer.

Twitter Accounts to Follow

Here are some locally run Twitter accounts that regularly share job openings in the Triangle:

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