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Software Engineer

Software Engineering @ Morrisville, NC, United States

Job Summary

We’re Progress – we offer the best platform for building and deploying tomorrow’s applications quickly and easily. We are bold, forward-thinking innovators who build things that work and care about our customers. We invent and reinvent every day, work together as one, value and respect each other and cheer our wins. Join us as a Software Engineer for our DCI group in Morrisville, NC office.

JOB SUMMARY 
We are seeking a software engineer who is self-driven and extremely passionate about testing & maintaining low level software.  This engineer will join our data connectivity and integration team, commonly known as DataDirect.  The DataDirect team is responsible for building the best connectors on the market to connect all types of applications to data stored in relational, Big Data, and NoSQL databases as well as cloud services.  In this position you will be heavily involved with feature/regression testing and creating innovative test solutions along with opportunities to contribute to all aspects of software development as part of a scrum team.

WHAT YOU’LL DO IN THIS ROLE: 
  • Participate in all aspects of the software life cycle (design, development, quality assurance, deployment, & maintenance) with a focus on quality assurance
  • Actively involved in measuring, validating, and ensuring software meets the behavioral, quality, and performance requirements our customers rely on
  • Contribute in debugging, troubleshooting defects; author software and build automation to resolve problems permanently
  • Participate actively in code reviews and support well informed decisions towards business and engineering goals
  • Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for operating services and systems; assess design and code changes to drive improvements

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, WE NEED SOMEONE WHO HAS:
  • A BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Coding skills in C/C++ and Java, along with demonstrated experience (experience via college interns will be considered applicable)
  • Experience in relational database coding in SQL, ODBC, or JDBC
  • Experience with Eclipse, Visual Studio, and Git
  • Unix OS & shell scripting experience
  • Communications skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment
  • Foundation in computer science, with competencies in software testing.
  • Experienced in software engineering processes, tools, methods, test development.
  • Great design and problem-solving skills, with a strong emphasis on quality and engineering excellence
  • Ability and interest in learning new technologies and applying them to our software
  • Sense of ownership and accountability to deliver projects and results of increasing technical complexity with an ability to handle ambiguity
Additional consideration points if you have the following (though these listed skills are not required to be considered for this role):
  • Experience in relational databases, automated test design, multiple operating systems preferred.
  • Hands-on work with network testing, database/database server testing
  • Experience with CI/TDD/BDD

BENEFITS:
Here at Progress, we truly care about your employee experience. It is important to us for our employees to balance their work and home life, obtain viable options for their health and wellness, grow their career, and plan for financial success.

The Progress benefits package is designed to recognize the diverse needs of our work force. We offer a variety of benefits for your health care needs, including four medical plans that meet any need or budget. Take advantage of our financial benefits, including an Employee Stock Purchasing Plan and a 401(k) with a company match! In addition to a variety of options to continue your career growth, Progress offers a generous Tuition Reimbursement program.

Progress provides flexibility to our employees through Flexible Vacation Time, Flexible Hours, and telecommuting options.  Take time to bond with your newest family addition through our Parental Leave options. Or celebrate you by enjoying a birthday holiday! You can even give back to the community through our community service time off.

Progress is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Together, We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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