Wake Forest Baptist Health


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Job Description:

The Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is a unified research organization designed to provide innovative, efficient, and sustainable infrastructure that accelerates the translation of discoveries to improve health. The CTSI supports faculty and staff conducting research at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center through the provision of creative tools and services while maintaining the highest standards for conducting safe and ethical research.

CTSI is seeking a full-stack developer to build and support research-focused application systems. The candidate will collaborate and communicate among faculty, product managers, other software developers, and operations professionals to design, test, deploy, and support multiple solutions across a full software stack from the web or mobile front-ends through applications servers to database back-ends.


Under general supervision, designs and implements medium-sized research information systems. Exhibits ability to learn to use a variety of research computer software tools and operating system environments.


Bachelor's degree with computer courses. Two years' experience in computer programming or operations research; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience in computer programming.


  • Strong initiative and proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate on a professional level with customers and staff
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Experience with:
  • Python or other object-oriented languages
  • front-end web frameworks such as Django, React
  • SQL queries and multi-tier SQL system development
  • code versioning systems such as Git
  • agile software development and the software life cycle
  • system administration, Windows, and Linux
  • cloud deployments on systems such as Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with healthcare and/or biomedical research operations and systems is beneficial
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Oversees all phases of database design, development, management and reporting for medium-sized projects.
  • Consults with users on project design needs. Maintains a professional relationship with project personnel.
  • Maintains software and troubleshoot simple software products.
  • Performs a range of ad hoc queries to databases and the implementation of automated reporting schemes. Analyzes quality control needs of moderate-sized projects.
  • Performs a wide variety of data transfers and conversions.
  • Creates and maintains user manuals and documentation of software products.
  • Design and implements a comprehensive software testing plan for software products.
  • Performs other related duties incidental to work described herein.
  • Remote-work options may be available
  • Comfortable, well-lit office setting
  • Occasionally subject to long and/or irregular hours
  • Subject to interruptions
About Us:

Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.

This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and part of Atrium Health Enterprise. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.

About the Team:

Mission, Vision and Culture Commitments


To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.


To be the first and best choice for care.

Culture Commitments

We create a space where all Belong

We Work as One to make great things happen

We earn Trust in all we do

We Innovate to better the now and create the future

We drive for Excellence - always

Wake Forest Baptist Health