Application Packager

Job Title Application Packager
Sector Government / Defence
Location Salisbury
Type Contract
Salary Confidential

Application Packager

Location: Salisbury

Duration: 6 months [initially]

Clearance: Must have an Active SC

Role Overview -

The suitable candidate will be able to work as part of a team or on an individual basis undertaking all aspects of Application Packaging from initial discovery/assessment, through User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to final deployment in a secure environment.

Must be willing to undergo a DV Clearance process and must meet the relevant prerequisites.

Key Responsibilities

  • €‹Package and distribute software components to the Enterprise.
  • Generating and documenting new Application packages in response to requirements.
  • Software integration and compatibility testing in a Windows environment.
  • Ensuring that packaged products meet set requirements and specifications.
  • Carry out troubleshooting/fault resolution activities where required.
  • Customer engagement to manage UAT activities
  • Creation and management of support records using Service Management Tool
  • Report anomalies and escalate issues to Team Leader.
  • Writing, reviewing and maintaining processes and procedures.
  • Suggest improvements and innovations (CSI&I) that could assist with the introduction of efficiencies into the environment.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to other support team members as Subject Matter Expert to support Incident resolution or Problem investigation activities.
  • Work with business and security frameworks (ITIL, JSP, IMN).

Essential Skills

  • Team Player
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience of:
    • Application sequencing
    • App-v Packaging & Troubleshooting - preferably v5
    • MSI Packaging & Troubleshooting
  • SCCM Administration (2012 preferable) - Software distribution and OS deployment.
    • Silent installation techniques and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of different packaging tools/installer engines including Orca & Flexera Admin Studio.
  • Scripting - VBS, Batch etc
  • Working knowledge of Power Shell.
  • Software integration and compatibility testing in a Windows environment.
  • Windows App Locker experience
  • Server Current Branch Group policy experience (AGPM) and client end points.
  • Understanding of Operating System build and delivery mechanisms.
  • Good RCA within a complex environment.

Desirable Skills

  • DV
  • Knowledge of Sys Track
  • ITIL Foundation


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