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Engineer 1, Systems (Packaging)
Ref No.: 17-01188
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
 Job Title: Engineer 1, Systems (Packaging)
Job ID: 2017-213776
# Positions: 1
 
Responsibilities:
As an Engineer 1, Software you will be responsible for using your technical knowledge of professional concepts to solve business problems.  We are looking for a talented individual that can serve as a subject matter expert in their area of focus and represent their department on complex assignments.  You will be responsible for evaluating elements of technology's effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research and investigation and make recommendations for improvements that result in increased quality and effectiveness.  You will be required to listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high quality solutions that align with customer expectations. 
 
The Packaging Services Team is responsible for Windows desktop software standards. We ensure high standards of quality are achieved through technical and practical expertise in desktop software automation.  This includes ensuring that we have a supportable desktop environment for optimal end-user productivity.  The Packaging Engineer resource will have an opportunity to work on exciting projects as the Packaging Services team plays a key role in the upgrade of our desktop environment.
 
The Deployment and Packaging Engineer is responsible for automation and testing both physical and virtual application packages using Wise Package Studio, Flexera Admin Studio, and Microsoft App V Application Sequencer. The candidate will use Microsoft SCCM 2012 and App V Publishing Server to deploy software to virtual and physical desktops and servers. Additional responsibilities include; research and analysis of software solutions, developing and maintaining documentation for supported software and team processes, assist with software audits, generate reporting, removal of obsolete and non-standard software, and troubleshooting package installation and distribution issues. The Packaging Engineer also works closely with other infrastructure engineering teams and business customers.
 
Qualifications:
Required:
  • 1+ years' of experience deploying applications utilizing SCCM 2007/2012
  • 1+ years' professional experience utilizing packaging tools such as InstallShield, Wise Packaging Studio, Flexera Admin Studio or others
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008/2012 along with an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Active directory environments
  • Must be able to troubleshoot the lifecycle of a deployment process, including analyzing packaging issues and distribution failures
  • Scripting skills, utilizing Wise, VB, and or PowerShell scripting
  • Testing skills required to validate software packages and the impact of their installation on the target platform
  • Must be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic environment while working on multiple assignments concurrently
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain solid working relationships with peers, vendors, management, and other departments within IT
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess exceptional work ethic and positive attitude
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
Preferred:
  • Bachelors' degree from a 4 year college or university in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent formal technical education and 3-5 years of related experience
  • Knowledge or experience with Microsoft SCCM 2016
Software deployment experience with developing and delivering applications virtually using App V and App V Publishing Server