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Progress Software Engineer
Detroit, Michigan  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on September 17, 2021
Job Id #49278 Posted July 26, 2021

Job Summary 
A Progress Engineer works on a project-by-project basis alongside various representatives from Marketing, Finance, Client Relations, Operations and Legal Compliance.


  • Work with other Engineers, Developers, Progress DBAs, Architects, QA, System Engineers and product managers in solving new and existing technical issues
  • Knowledge of requirements, implement designs and provide administration tools and documentation for specific projects
  • Measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance and scalability
  • Meet with business leaders in the early development of specifications and requirements
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Perform regular on-call duties
  • Maintain ownership of assigned projects
  • Follow and enhance existing development processes
  • Consistently meet project deadlines


  • Bachelor's degree in software development or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 2-5 years of application development experience in Progress 11 / 4GL
  • 5+ years of experience in general software development methods
  • Four years of collaborative development experience
  • Established work portfolio
  • Extensive knowledge of unit testing
  • Strong experience in all aspects of the software lifecycle
  • Oral and written communication skills regardless of audience and superb attention to detail
  • Willing to work within programming standards

What’ll Make You Special

  • HTML experience
  • Related experience in software testing and design
  • Team-oriented experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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