Application Packager

Company: Apex Systems ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Overview of the Role

The Packager will be responsible for packaging all applications in the legacy desktop estate onto a secured Windows 10 platform and perform initial application and deployment testing before handing off to the Acceptance Testing team.


  • Responsible for packaging all applications identified by the discovery team in alignment with the packaging standards
  • Complete the application packaging phase within the project timeframes
  • Ensure software is packaged to agreed standards
  • Work with the business and IT to establish packaging requirements
  • Manage the deployment of applications to a globally distributed desktop and Citrix environment
  • Adhere to testing processes and procedures for both packages and deployments
  • Provide third line application deployment support
  • Provide guidance and training to second and first line support teams
  • Provide a high level of service to the Active Directory and Unified Client projects
  • Work closely with the rest of the IT to ensure a consistent, standardized global environment
  • Ensure that policies defined by the Security team are implemented and maintained
  • Identify and highlight areas of the environment that can be improved
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned
  • Will potentially require occasional out of hours work including bank holidays and weekends
  • Technical Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience working on previous Windows O/S migration projects
  • Microsoft Application Virtualisation (App-V) 5.1 – Sequencer and advanced troubleshooting
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) CB – Deployment management
  • Flexera AdminStudio Suite – Repackaging Applications for Windows Installer
  • Scripting languages PowerShell and VBScript
  • Client technologies:  Windows 7+,  Internet Explorer 11+, VMWare Workstation, Office 2010 and 365
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 LTSB technologies – Application deployment and publishing
  • Microsoft Windows Group Policy Management
  • Solid understanding of UE-V 2.x and its role in environment virtualisation.
  • Competencies Required

  • Highly motivated with a passion for technology and technical detail
  • Good team and knowledge transfer skills
  • Solution-focused and committed to high quality delivery and team performance
  • Self-motivated with the ability to learn ‘on the fly’
  • A good communicator who can discuss technical subjects in layman terms
  • Must have experience of high pressure, large scale, and complex system environments and able to meet deadlines
  • Investment management experience not essential
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • PC usage up to 100% of the time
  • Basic office equipment such as telephone, fax machine, copier, etc.
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours in a week on short notice. This may include weekend/evening/holiday hours
  • EEO Employer

    Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 844-463-6178.

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