Application Packager / Powershell / VBScript

  • Category
    Infrastructure - Infrastructure Consultant
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    AR19MB

My client a multinational professional service firm are looking for an Application packaging, testing and deployment analyst based in Birmingham. The client is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.
The digital technology is a team of professionals collaborating globally to support and enable over 20,000 colleagues and clients.

The Analyst will be responsible in packaging, testing and deploying the client's wide and complex range of Windows based applications. You will be expected to build installer packages and transforms using Admin Studio, InstallShield Automation, scripting using Powershell & VBScript. You will also be working closely with customer and pilot group though all phases of deployment: Test, Pilot & full rollout to complete satisfaction of end-users. You will also be migrating existing legacy packages to the Application model wherever possible.
Other duties will include-
-Incorporate automation / custom configuration using Powershell/VB Script and App Deployment Toolkit as necessary.
-Demonstrate competence using the SCCM console to:
oConfigure Applications including dependencies and detection rules etc.
oDistribution of application package content and diagnose failures.
oConfigure collection rules for targeted deployments.
-Diagnose end-user installation failures & remediate.
-Maintain the Application package library, retiring and removing obsolete & redundant objects.
-Document processes where appropriate to a high level of detail.

The successful candidate will have-
- Expert knowledge of installer technologies and techniques.
-Expert knowledge of the MSI and EXE packaging process using Admin Studio and Installshield.
-Proficient with VBScript/ PowerShell coding techniques.
-Hands on experience with Autodesk and Bentley packaging
-Working knowledge of Active Directory concepts and principles.
-Detailed knowledge of Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager especially around Application configuration & distribution, Collection configuration & failed installation diagnosis.
-Excellent level of Windows technical knowledge
-Exposure or understanding of Microsoft Intune
-Working knowledge of ITIL Service Management processes and practices.



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