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Software Engineer - Progress (188045)DetroitMichigan.

Software Engineer - Progress (188045)

Detroit | Michigan | United States | 48226

HRU has teamed up with a mortgage company who are searching to add a Software Engineer to their Detroit office.  This role is targeting someone who has developmental experience working with Progress 4GL and is looking to be in a Technical Lead position, if you’re searching for a great company with room to grow, then apply today!


A Progress Engineer works on a project-by-project basis alongside various representatives from Marketing, Banking, Capital Markets, Client Relations, Operations and Legal Compliance. The person in this role acts as a technical lead and implements business logic. The software created by the Software Engineer will integrate with other software created by Business Services Developers and Engineers.



  • 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
  • Two years of application development experience in Progress 4GL
  • Five 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 with the programming standards

What’ll Make You Special

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

Preferred Skills:

-Two years of application experience in Progress 4GL or above

-Experience with OOABL (Object Oriented Advanced Business Language)


Day to Day Duties:

-Work on a project-by-project basis alongside various representatives from Marketing, Banking, Capital Markets, Client Relations, Operations, & Legal Compliance

-Act as a technical lead


9 month contract + extension/direct hire

Detroit, MI

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.




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