Junior Software Engineer

Software EngineeringHybrid Remote, Morrisville, North Carolina

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 Junior Software Engineer for our DataDirect product group. This will be a full time role working a mix of your home office and going into our Morrisville NC office when needed.  As a result local candidates are required.

We are seeking software engineers who are looking to utilize both their UI and Java programming expertise, in a unique blend unlike a traditional full stack role. The engineers 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. You will work on our growth products building new functionality and extending the modern UI.


  • Participate in all aspects of the software life cycle (design, development, quality assurance, deployment, & maintenance)
  • Actively involved in measuring, validating, and ensuring software meets the behavioral, quality, and performance requirements
  • Author software and automation to resolve problems permanently
  • Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for operating services and systems; assess design and code changes to drive improvements
  • Excellent coding skills in Java
  • Familiar with relational database coding in SQL
  • A BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT REQUIRED (Familiarity or experience):
  • REST or GraphQL APIs
  • Web Technologies – HTML/HTML5, CSS, JavaScript & Typescript. Experience in client-side scripting using RxJS, Angular or similar. Exposure to KendoUI is advantageous.
  • MVC frameworks such as Spring or Node.js.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life & disability, and financial benefits (including 401(k) retirement savings plan. Tuition Reimbursement program. Additional voluntary benefits including crucial illness/hospital indemnity, identity theft protection, auto & home insurance, legal, and pet insurance.
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and best-in-class Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) with a 27-month lookback
  • Flexible paid vacation time, paid day off for your birthday, and company holidays. A variety of leave plans, including Parental Leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and an employee well-being program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.

Progress is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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!