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Software Packaging Engineer Resume

Phoenix, AZ

SUMMARY

  • IT professional with over Seven years of experience in Software Packaging and Maintenance, Design, Planning, Integration, Network Administration.
  • Extensively worked on MSI Application Packaging using Installshield Adminstudio 3.x/5.x/7.x/8.6x/9.x and Wise Package Studio 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x with SP2.
  • Expert noledge in Wise for Windows Installer, teh entire Wise Package Studio Suite and Microsoft Windows Installer technology.
  • Responsible for creating, testing and deploying teh MSI packages on to teh SMS, SCCM and CA Unicenter.
  • Strong noledge and experience on MSI, MST (Transforms), MSM (Merge Modules), MSP (Patches) and MSI database tables etc.
  • Exposure in working with various unattended install methods like silent installs using Installshield AdminStudio, SMS Installer and Perl/C Scripting.
  • Experience in writing scripts using Wise Script, VBScript, Install script, WMI scripts, Win Batch and Batch files.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Application Packaging/Re - packaging: Microsoft Windows Installer (.MSI) Technology InstallShield AdminStudio, InstallShield Developer, and InstallShield Dev Studio Wise Package Studio, Wise for Windows Installer, Orca (Includes table-level editing, merge modules, patches, upgrades, custom actions, and wizards.)

Installation Scripting: Wise Script, Install Script, SMS Installer.

Other related: Windows 9X, 2K, XP & Vista, Filemon and Regmon.

Databases: ORACLE 6.x, 7.x, 8.0, MS SQL Server 6.0, 7.x

Operating Systems: Windows NT, Windows 95 / XP / 2003

Scripting for Operating Systems: DOS/CMD Batch and Win Batch

Scripting for Automation: VBScript, Wise Script, and Install Script

APIs: WMI, ADSI

Deployment Tools: SMS (Packaging, Administration, Implementation, Maintenance),SCCM, CA Unicenter

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Phoenix, AZ

Software packaging engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for teh analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise system software on Windows XP and Windows 7 platforms
  • Provide technical support to other departments in teh Information Systems Division and also responsible for teh overall integrity, performance, and security of all systems under their stewardship, and are charged with creation and oversight of systems documentation
  • Worked along with different software technicians to build teh packages according to their requirements
  • Working with Wise Package Studio 8.0 and InstallShield 11.5 SP1 to repackage, build teh application packages for XP and Win 7 32 bit and 64 bit. Created Transforms (MST) by providing MSI and put them in a script (.wse) and build wrapper (.exe) as a final output.
  • Applied patches (MSP) to teh installed applications.
  • Worked on many upgrade applications, which were previously SMS installer packages.
  • Participate in teh implementation of system upgrades and modifications, including planning, testing, scheduling and coordination.
  • Migrating and repackaging Server Specific applications
  • Interfaced with teh various stakeholders (business sponsors, application developers, and other support personnel) to plan, deploy, troubleshoot, and support application deployments; analyzed/rectified post deployment figures to meet optimum results.
  • Worked on Silent Installs of all teh applications to automate them for teh software distribution.
  • Performed various upgrades and reinstalls on teh client machines.
  • Experienced in using teh utilities like Process Monitor to resolve teh issues with MSI packages.
  • Worked with VMware Infrastructure Client to create OS, manage builds and manage snapshots.
  • Created Packages, programs, advertisement and collections for deploying SCCM Packages
  • Continually looked for ways to improve, optimize, and streamline software deployment process in order to ensure smooth, uninterrupted delivery to teh business users.
  • Performed requirements gathering and application remediation to determine application compatibility.
  • Experience working with Windows Registry, File System, Services, Devices, DLL’s and Security
  • Participated in teh windows 7 migration which include testing teh all teh applications on windows 7 and looking at teh compatibility and packaging teh soft wares for windows 7 for both 32-bit and 64-bit environment using InstallShield Adminstudio 11.5 SP1.
  • Worked on several service desk tickets to resolve incidents and interactions.
  • Updating teh necessary documentation as per teh required guidelines.
  • Documenting all teh end-to-end details and issues faced.
  • Support teh installation of teh package at all teh locations.
  • Support teh User Acceptance Testing.
  • End to End Client Communication

Environment: Windows XP SP2, Windows 7, Wise Packaging Studio 8.0,InstallShield AdminStudio 11.5 SP1, VMware workstation, VB Scripts, batch and MSI Scripting, SCCM 2012.

Confidential -Hoffman Estates, IL

System Admin/ Enterprise Application Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Mainframe applications and build MSI packages and Patches (MSP) according to teh company requirement using Altiris WisePackage Studio 8.0
  • Worked along with Mainframe technicians to build teh packages according to their requirements.
  • Worked on upgrade of teh Mainframe applications which were previously SMS installer packages.
  • Migrating and repackaging Server Specific applications
  • Responsible for creating, testing and deploying teh MSI packages on to teh SMS, SCCM and CA Unicenter.
  • Worked on Silent Installs of all teh applications to automate them for teh software distribution.
  • Excellent Knowledge on VB scripts, WinBatch, Wise and MSI Scripting.
  • Trained some people on how to create packages and work with them using AdminStudio and InstallShield.
  • Excellent Knowledge on Microsoft Application Virtualization.
  • Updating teh necessary documentation as per teh required guidelines.
  • Documenting all teh end to end details and issues faced.
  • Support teh installation of teh package at all teh locations.
  • Support teh User Acceptance Testing.
  • End to End Client Communication

Environment: Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003, Wise Packaging Studio 8.0, VM Ware workstation, VB Scripts, Wise and MSI Scripting.

Confidential, Providence, RI

Application Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Repackaged both In-House and third party vendor applications in MSI format using Wise Package Studio 5.6
  • Revised various applications using Transforms (MST), Merge Modules (MSM) and Patches (MSP) according to teh package requirement.
  • Standardize application process with teh creation of Default Templates and Scripts for Wise.
  • Specialized in packaging of large complex applications designed for distributed environments and implementing upgrade, patch, and self-healing actions via MSI database.
  • Created various scripts for packages as custom actions required special needs dat are not possible with packaging tool.
  • Worked on . Confidential files like creating and merging, debugging teh invalid entries and working with existing registry keys using Wise Scripts.
  • Utilized Microsoft Active Setup methodology; if application requires an installation of components such as files or registry keys on per-user basis.
  • Applications designed for distribution through Active Directory in locked-down environment.
  • Utilized Orca 3.1 for editing Vendor MSI tables according to teh package requirement.
  • Utilized Filemon, Regmon, and Event Viewer to locate and solve any and all errors.
  • Ensured all files, folders, and registry keys of teh application would be removed on uninstall.
  • Performed peer review on applications packaged by other integrators to ensure all standards are met and any exceptions are documented.
  • Test (QA & UAT) all packaged software’s before moving them into production server.
  • Production of test reports and other documentations as required.

Environment: Windows XP, Wise Package Studio 5.6, VB Scripts, WMI Scripts, Batch Files, VMWare ESX Server 2.5, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Workstation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Re-packaging, testing, Deployment and support of software Packages.
  • Repackaged both In-House and third party vendor applications by repacking applications in MSI format using InstallShield AdminStudio 7.0 with Repackager 11.0.
  • VBScripting and Install Script to execute custom actions.
  • Imported teh application into teh Application Manger and performed teh Application Isolation.
  • Providing/blocking up teh Permissions to teh Files and Folder as per App Owner’s requirements.
  • Utilized VMWare Workstation 5.5 for Windows XP to image and re-image.
  • Applications designed for distribution through SMS 2003 in locked-down environment.
  • Utilized Filemon, Regmon, and Event Viewer to locate and solve any and all errors.
  • Performed requirements gathering and application remediation to determine application compatibility.
  • Interacting with Users/Application contacts for Application Packaging/Distribution support for teh implemented packages.

Environment: Windows XP, InstallShield AdminStudio 7.0, InstallShield Repackager 11.0, VMWare 5.5 and SMS 2003.

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