Job description


Designs, builds, implements, and maintain data processing pipelines for the extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data from a variety of data sources. Develops robust and scalable solutions that transform data into a useful format for analysis and data sharing, enhance data flow, and enable end users to consume, analyze and share data faster and easier. Writes complex SQL queries to support analytics needs. Evaluates and recommend tools and technologies for data infrastructure and processing. Collaborates with statisticians, data scientists, programmers, data analysts, product teams, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements to technical specifications and coded data pipelines. Works with structured and unstructured data from a variety of data stores, such as data lakes, relational database management systems, and/or data warehouses.


Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience in computer programming.


Supports team in identifying and implementing data integration and quality control strategies to improve data quality and availability.

Prepares research data for ingestion and conversion to a unified data standard using ETL and automation tools.

Assists the team by maintaining the database environment by creating views/queries, documentation, and data pipelines.

Owns data integrity, availability, documentation, and efficient access to data.

Identifies opportunities for process improvement in the end-to-end data development and delivery lifecycle.

Incorporates automation wherever possible to improve access to data and analyses.


Strong initiative and proven ability to work independently

Requires moderate skill set and proficiency in discipline. Conducts work assignments of increasing complexity, under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment.

Experience with tools, languages, data processing frameworks, and databases such as R, Python, SQL, MongoDB, Redis, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Scala, BigTable, Cassandra, Presto, Strom.

Ability to communicate on a professional level with customers and staff

Superior problem solving skills


Comfortable, well-lit office setting

Occasionally subject to long and/or irregular hours

Subject to interruptions

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.

Wake Forest Baptist Health ( ) is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

It comprises: a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology. Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical, research and educational programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country.


Wake Forest Baptist Health's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:
  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destination.
Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.


  • Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness
  • Responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all
  • Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good
  • Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability
  • Demonstrate respect for and inclusion of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives
  • Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration
  • Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge
  • Embrace a culture of reliability through better process design and accountability

Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:
  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.

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