Lead Software Engineer, Virtualization

Avt Simulation | Orlando, Florida, 32826, Us

Date listed

4 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

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Ready for a culture shock? With a relaxed dress code, flexible scheduling, and an approachable senior management team who are open to hearing your feedback: were not your traditional corporate culture. Operating more like a family than a small business, were continually looking for ways to help our employees, as well as provide a great work environment.

Every day, we get to work doing the same thing as the day before: making the training for our military faster, better, and cheaper. It was true at the inception of AVT Simulation and its just as true today.

Our mission is what drives us to do everything possible to get more effective training to those who need it the most. We do that by building a talented, diverse team that makes a positive impact on our company and our work.

Job Summary

-Security Clearance Eligibility Required-

The Lead Software Engineer, Virtualization, is responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and documentation of software applications, and for the implementation, integration, and administration of software applications and systems in a virtual environment. An ideal candidate is expected to apply industry best practices to creating and deploying new software in a RedHat Linux environment and modernizing deployment patterns for existing software. Additionally, a candidate shall consider the impacts of developing software in a virtual environment and have the ability to migrate software applications from native, bare-metal implementations to virtual environments.


Software Development

Conducts and participates in software and system design reviews, like System Requirements Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), and Critical Design Review (CDR). Makes targeted modifications to existing software applications as well as develop new components and systems as requirements dictate. Performs unit tests of their work and adhere to applicable coding standards. Leverages internal code reuse and Free Open Source Software (FOSS) to the extent allowed to minimize cost and maximize productivity. Maintains a schedule related to assigned task status and completion dates, and adheres to cost and schedule targets Estimates and tracks work in an issue tracking tool, like Jira, ensuring that scope is well defined and progress is maintained in a traceable manner. Implements and applies sound AVT configuration management (CM) processes and adheres to AVT software CM and development policies and procedures. Responsible for establishing, conducting, and documenting software testing based on customer requirements. Virtualization

Deploy new and existing software applications to virtualized application containers. Implement orchestration of virtualized applications across systems within a greater network environment. Implements and configures physical and virtual computer networks to facilitate virtualized system infrastructures and configures operating systems to host software applications being developed. Utilizes provisioning and deployment of virtualized systems to quickly and reliably spin up software application run-time environments. Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for the job. As project scope and customer expectations change, it is possible for duties and responsibilities to change, as well.


All candidates meeting the Minimum Requirements will be considered. A strong candidate will meet the Minimum Requirements, and either have experience in the Preferred Requirements or the interest, desire, and ability to learn.

Minimum Requirements

Completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor's or higher degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field. High-level systems programming language experience, like C, C++, and Ada. Object Oriented Programming experience. Software version control tool experience, like Git and SVN. Experience using the Linux operating system and developing software in a Linux environment. Minimum of Secret Security Clearance. Preferred Requirements

Distributed simulation experience, and experience with simulation protocols, like DIS and HLA.

Experience installing, configuring, and customizing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+, including implementing kickstarts and creating RPMs.

Experience writing scripts to perform complex tasks in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+.

Experience developing software applications in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7+.

Experience setting up and deploying application virtualization orchestration solutions like Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes.

Experience assessing and implementing Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) published by the Defense Information Systems Administration (DISA).

Essential Mental Requirements

Excellent written and spoken communication skills for documentation, intra-team, and interdisciplinary communication. Ability to work in a team environment with teammates of all levels of experience. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documentation. Ability to analyze problems using scientific and logical thinking. Essential Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative

of those that an employee may encounter while successfully performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 10 pounds.

Equipment/Software/Tools Used

Windows (for productivity and documentation) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio) Red Hat Enterprise Linux (for development and virtualization activities) RHEL 6 & 7 Bash scripting RPMs and dependency management Atlassian Suite JIRA Confluence Bitbucket Bamboo Integrated Development Environments and build systems such as: Visual Studio Eclipse GNAT Programming Studio GNU Make Software Source Control such as: Git SVN Application Virtualization tools and frameworks such as: Podman Docker OpenShift Kubernetes GNU make, Eclipse

  • US Government security clearance is required and candidate must be eligible.

*Candidate has capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control laws.

Our Heritage:

Founded in 1998 by an engineer, AVT Simulation is an Orlando-based, end-to-end systems integration and full-service modeling and simulation small business. Since our beginning, AVT's highly specialized staff of engineers has included some of the top leaders in the simulation industry. With an average of over 20 years of simulation experience, our dedicated staff provides specialized solutions for customers requiring on point solutions to complex problems.

AVT has always been a company that strives to make a positive difference in the lives we touch. These lives include our employees and their families, our partner companies and their employees, and ultimately the warfighters receiving our products and services. Our core values are so very important to us as a company. They guide us towards success. They make us a great company to work for and a strong partner to work with.

  • People First
  • Mission Excellence
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Commitment

People First is our first and most important core value because we firmly believe the success of AVT is directly related to supporting our employees. We have a lot of fun (with regular employee events and engagements), while still working hard to accomplish our mission of serving our military and the warfighter.

We’re looking for candidates that embody these core values, know how to have fun while working hard, and think they would thrive in an environment like ours. If you’re a self-motivated individual, then come join AVT. Come make your difference.

EOE - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Qualified individuals with a disability have the right to request a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our careers website as a result of your disability, request a reasonable accommodation by visiting www.avtsim.com/careers and follow the instructions at the bottom.

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