Application Packager - Permanent - Chippenham

Posted on November 18, 2014

Contract Type:
Company: Capita
Salary: £40,000.00 /Year

Job Description:

Capita Secure Managed Services based in Chippneham currently require an Application Packager for a permanent position based in Chippenham. The Application Packager (Packager) will be part of a team to support application packaging using approved toolsets following existing standards and processes. Packaging will primarily consist of building packages in MSI and/or APP-V formats and complete initial testing before forwarding for QA. The QA of other team member’s work will be a required task. This role will have responsibility for scheduling work across multiple customer contracts, contributing to and enforcing standards.

Key Tasks

  • Assist in the application discovery process.
  • Create application packages (MSI and/or APP-V) using an approved toolset on customer and/or on Capita sites.
  • QA releases from other packagers.
  • Assist in maintaining and governing packaging standards and processes across the business.
  • Schedule work and report on application packaging activities

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • Must have prior experience with using a packaging toolset for packaging.
  • Must have packaged applications for Windows 7 OS and Citrix platforms.
  • Must understand and have used some of the following: Windows Command Shell Script, VBScript, and Powershell.
  • Expertise in virtualizing applications through sequencing.
  • Must understand a standard packaging process and workflow.
  • Must understand MSI packaging best practices and standards.
  • Must have an understanding of software deployment leveraging Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Must have knowledge of desktop deployments for Windows platforms

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Either obtained an appropriate qualification in Higher Education (e.g. University degree or HND), or should have demonstrated equivalent ability through practical experience in a related area.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL, particularly Service Delivery aspects. ITIL Foundation Certificate preferred.

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