Who's hiring in the Triangle: A look at the latest job openings – WRAL TechWire

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by Shannon Cuthrell — March 21, 2022
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Overall trends show that tech jobs remain hot in the area. The following Jobs Report shows the diversity of local companies seeking tech talent. From early-stage startups to multinational corporations, a wide range of Triangle-area employers are regularly posting openings for software developers, IT professionals and other technical staff.
Job openings abound at the Triangle’s leading technology employers. Here’s how many are available as of Sunday afternoon:
WRAL TechWire’s weekly Jobs Report 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 what positions are most in-demand. We’ve also included upcoming job fairs, student-centric resources, and a list of Twitter accounts that track local job openings.

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Here’s what’s new since last week’s Jobs Report.
Aside from the boards above, job seekers can also find local startup jobs at SimplyHired (231 startup jobs near Research Triangle Park), LinkedIn (10,959 results in and around Raleigh), Indeed (288 startup jobs in/near RTP) and AngelList (job openings in Raleigh, Durham and across North Carolina).

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Here’s a look at local and regional job sites, listed in alphabetical order:
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. The organization provides professional training, free career webinars and a job board offering free resume placement for marketing professionals.
As of Sunday afternoon, AMA Triangle’s job board shows 99 marketing jobs in Raleigh, 44 in Durham and 26 in Chapel Hill (using the 25-mile radius filter).
Five local jobs were added to the site over the last week:
Durham-based startup hub American Underground regularly posts job openings on its job board. Job seekers can filter their search by company, location and job function. As of Sunday afternoon, the site shows 293 jobs at 50 companies. Over three dozen jobs were posted over the last week:
Last 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.
https://wraltechwire.com/2022/03/16/building-a-more-diverse-life-science-workforce-new-program-launches-in-rtp/ 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.
Many 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 others.
Leadership Triangle’s job board is packed with local jobs. The site displays 726 openings at 31 companies as of Sunday afternoon.
Here’s what’s been posted in the last week:
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. NCBiotech also touts jobs through its Bio Jobs Hub program.
Here is what’s new over the last week:
Note: This list does not include openings posted by recruiting/staffing firms.
The North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) has an interactive job board that you can use to find your next career opportunity. Users can search by keyword, location, category, type (full-time or part-time) and experience level. No local jobs were added to the site over the last seven days, so here’s a recap of the previous week’s openings:
NCWorks, the statewide job search portal run by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, 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.
North Carolina military veterans, transitioning service members and spouses can find additional resources on NCWorks’ separate veterans portal.
About 1,555 resumes were updated on the site in the past week, as of Sunday afternoon. NCWorks reports thousands of available positions across the Triangle area.
In Wake County, the top employers with the most job openings on NCWorks are*:
Here are the top companies/organizations by job openings in Durham County:
The top employers in Johnston County are:
And here are the top employers in Orange County:
*Note: This data was gathered through NCWorks’ Labor Market Information portal, which aggregates public job listings. NC Commerce confirmed with TechWire that this search pathway has a thorough process to remove duplicate job listings. Check employers’ websites directly for the latest information.
Raleigh Founded, a startup incubator and coworking space, has its own job board. Job seekers can filter results by company, company size or industry. The site currently lists 179 positions at 30 companies as of Sunday afternoon. Four new jobs were posted over the last week:
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.
Leadership Triangle, Raleigh Founded and American Underground teamed up to create the Triangle Region Job Board, which synthesizes all of the openings posted on the organizations’ job boards. (Those openings are listed under their respective subheadings above.)
As of Sunday afternoon, the site shows 2,149 jobs at 98 companies. The latest Triangle-area openings (excluding remote jobs) come from the following employers:
Work in the Triangle, a Wake County Economic Development program, regularly shares new openings through its Twitter feed, @WorkTriangleNC. The program recently launched a job board on its website, with 11,699 active openings as of Sunday afternoon. Of those, 9,044 are technology jobs, 1,479 are advanced manufacturing positions, 397 are in cleantech and 779 are in life sciences.
Every Tuesday, Work in the Triangle’s #TriangleTuesdays hashtag lists hot jobs in the area. Here’s a recap of last week’s openings (from March 15):
Scroll through the #TriangleTuesdays hashtag on Twitter for more details on the openings.
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