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Application Packager/sccm Resume

Edmonton, AB

SUMMARY

  • 9+ Years of experience as an Application Packaging Specialist with updated technologies like Softgrid, Microsoft App - V, Flexera Install Shield Admin Studio & Wise Package Studio.
  • Excellent design skills with emphasis in creating installer packages using Install Shield Admin Studio, WISE 5.x, 6.x & 7.x Package Studio, SMS, MSI, Win Install, LANDesk, Install Shield for Windows and Wise for Windows installation systems.
  • Packaging and re-packaging MSIs for standard and heavily locked-down environments.
  • Creation and Implementation of Transforms (.MST), Merge Modules (. MSM) and Patches (.MSP) within an application package.
  • Full understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) from development, QA, UAT, Packaging to Deployment.
  • Good Knowledge in Configuration Management, Build and Release Management.
  • Expert in problem identifying the issue and providing the solution in different environments - development, SIT, UAT and PRD.
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills using Filemon, Regmon, ProcessMonitor, etc
  • MSI conflict resolution and ICE validation using Windows Installer SDK development tool Orca.
  • Good Knowledge of Windows Registry, File System, Services, ODBC Connections, COM objects, Devices, Security and other facets of Windows OS.
  • Extensively used VBScripts, JScripts, WinBatch and Wise Scripts when necessary.
  • Good Experience in Active Directory files system, end user and Group Policy in Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/NT environments.
  • Using BMC Remedyy, Tivoli problem management as ticketing tools.
  • Hands on experience with large scale VMware environments, both in development and production settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a very good team player with the ability to work independently. Strong problem solving skills.
  • Worked with Application Virtualization/ Sequencing using Microsoft App-V 5.1. On Windows 8.0/8.1/10.
  • Interfaced with the end-users and application testers to conduct UAT and troubleshoot application with issues.
  • Extensive Experience in Sequencing the applications on Sequencer and Streaming the files (.APPV.ICO,.OSD.) onto the client by publishing them through the Application Virtualization Management Console.
  • Gave permissions to Folders and Registries. Customized the environmental variables depending on the installation dependencies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP/ NT /2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7/8/10

Packaging Tools: Install shield Admin Studio (Flexera), Wise, App-V 4.6.5.0, citrixxenapp 7.6

Deployment Tools: SMS 2.0/2003, SCCM 2007,2012, MDT, Altris 6/7, Active Directory

Languages: Java 1.2, C, HTML, ASP, Visual C++ and VB 6.0

Databases: Oracle 7.x/8.0/9i/10g/11g, SQL Server, MS Access

Scripting Tools/Languages: WinBatch,VBScript, Jscript, Wise Script and InstallScript,Powershell

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Application Packager/SCCM

Responsibilities:

  • Create virtualize application package using App-v 5.1
  • Involve in Citrix Xenapp 7.6 migration project.
  • Create Package for Citrix/Desktop Environment
  • Packaged various Home, Vendor applications to build MSI, MST packages according to the package requirement using AdminStudio 2015.
  • Created packages for version upgrades in the present project depending on the requirements.
  • Successfully developed and customized the installations as per the standards and requirements.
  • Created Custom Actions that add additional functionality to an MSI using Scripts.
  • Gave permissions to Folders and Registries. Customized the environmental variables depending on the installation dependencies,
  • Used editing tools such as Orca to edit the application in order for the application to function properly.
  • Created custom transforms, Custom actions using InstallShield 2015.
  • Created Packages which are compatible for Windows 8/10.
  • Did testing of packaged applications for Windows 7 and Windows 10 Compatibility.
  • Publish package in Citrix environment and add the shortcut in Citrix studio.
  • Test the application short cut in Citrix storefront.
  • Working on various applications to build MSI packages and using Transforms (MST) according to the package requirement.
  • Also working on Silent Installs for certain application to automate them for software distribution.
  • Test Application in Windows10.
  • Sequenced both In-House and third party vendor applications using App-V 5.0 as a primary tool.
  • Build workstations on Hyper-v server for SIT, DIT Environments.
  • Deploy the application to DIT, SIT and test the Deployment using SCCM 2012.
  • Involve different stages of package Workflow from Pre Package, Package, QA, and Test the deployments using PowerShell script and prepare Handover document.
  • In pre-packaging stage review the provided binaries and install instructions, Contact SME if need any additional information needed.
  • Created Transforms for several third party vendor MSI applications and Test on Windows 7.
  • Test the application on Windows 7, and make to Silent Switch to install.
  • Apply the company standards; test the application and complete the company test process.
  • Extensive work with Registry, Security Permissions, and folder structures.
  • Apply SCCM Deployment standards and Test the application on SCCM.

Environment: Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Install Shield 13, Admin Studio 2013, InstallShield 2013, SCCM 2012, MS Office 2007, 2010, ORCA, App-v 5.0

Confidential

SCCM Application Specialist/Application packager

Responsibilities:

  • Create applications in SCCM 2012.
  • Import and Export Applications to DEV, UAT and PROD environments based on the requirement.
  • Handling various projects related to Windows, SCCM and Security related technologies.
  • Installing, configuring and administering of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 R2 servers
  • Worked on Implementation of SCCM 2012 Infrastructure.
  • Writing of PowerShell scripts as per the requirement.
  • Implemented Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Client 8.1 OSD using SCCM 2012 with MDT integration and continues support to Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 R2 OSD.
  • Collection and Application/Package Creation, Distribution and Deployment in SCCM.
  • Doing monthly patching of Software Updates to Servers using SCCM and WSUS.
  • Worked on the deployment of MS Office 2013 and upgradation of MS Office from 2007 to 2013 using SCCM Task Sequence.
  • Creating and Managing Group Policies for Windows Servers and Windows Client machines and MS Office.
  • Performing on-going maintenance and support on 8000+ live servers including Dev, UAT and Production Servers.
  • Deploying enterprise applications as per the process defined in the environment.
  • Working closely with Application teams and Vendor’s co-ordinating accordingly as per project requirement.
  • Prepare and execute Knowledge Transition Process in co-ordination with the team.
  • Providing technical assistance to system users by identifying, researching, and resolving technical issues.
  • Ensuring servers are up to date with system/security patches and antivirus software.
  • Worked as a L3 support for the issues not resolved by L1 and L2, Providing guidance to L1 and L2 support.
  • Worked in SCCM application configuration and task sequencing.
  • Distribute Applications to distribution point’s and give permission’s based on Business requirement.
  • Resolve if any deployment issue.
  • Create query based collection and add systems to direct collection based on requirement.
  • Monitor daily health check of DEV/UAT/PROD SCCM environment.
  • Deploy monthly patches to SCCM servers and Monitor the deployment status and Resolve if any issues.
  • Create SCCM reports and for inventory, Software updates, Application deployment.

Environment: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, SCCM 2012, App-v 5.0

Confidential

Application packager /SCCM

Responsibilities:

  • Involve in Windows 7 migration project.
  • Create virtualize application package using App-v 5.0
  • Working on various applications to build MSI packages and using Transforms (MST) according to the package requirement.
  • Also working on Silent Installs for certain application to automate them for software distribution.
  • Sequenced both In-House and third party vendor applications using App-V 5.0 as a primary tool.
  • Build workstations on Hyper-v server for SIT, DIT Environments.
  • Deploy the application to DIT, SIT and test the Deployment using SCCM 2012.
  • Involve different stages of package Workflow from Pre Package, Package, QA, and Test the deployments using PowerShell script and prepare Handover document.
  • In pre-packaging stage review the provided binaries and install instructions, Contact SME if need any additional information needed.
  • Responsible for creation of SCCM 2012 packages, programs and package distribution, pretesting deployment & functionality.
  • Created Transforms for several third party vendor MSI applications and Test on Windows 7.
  • Test the application on Windows 7, and make to Silent Switch to install.
  • Apply the company standards; test the application and complete the company test process.
  • Extensive work with Registry, Security Permissions, and folder structures.
  • Apply SCCM Deployment standards and Test the application on SCCM.
  • Used Icon Ext and other Icon extractor tools. And tools like process monitor.
  • Involved in QA and Audit QA for the packages before deploying.
  • Sound knowledge on Virtual package, MSI package distribution to SCCM Clients

Environment: Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Install Shield 13, Admin Studio 2013, InstallShield 2013, SCCM 2012, MS Office 2007, 2010, ORCA, App-v 5.0

Confidential, Edmonton, AB

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Test the application On Windows 7
  • Repackage application from .exe to .msi and make to and Make to Silent Switch to Install. Compatible with Windows 7 using Admin Studio.
  • Involved perform custom actions and silent installations.
  • Working on Various applications to build MSI packages and using Transforms (MST) according to the package requirement.
  • Also working on Silent Installs for certain application to automate them for software distribution.
  • Created Windows Installer setup packages (.MSIs) on Windows XP/Win 7 platform and modified the legacy applications using Wise Package Studio 8.0, AdminStudio 10.0
  • Packaged outputs are deployed using SCCM 2012deployment tools.
  • Created MSI’s in a locked down environment and set permissions on files and registry keys for user acces.
  • Interacted with Users and Application Owners for gathering information required for Application Packaging.
  • Repackaged both In-House and third party vendor applications in MSI format using Installshield Adminstudio 9.5 for Windows 7, XP and Vista.
  • Worked on converting the applications which were packaged using old SMS into Windows installer packages.
  • Revised various applications using Transforms (MST), Merge Modules (MSM) and Patches (MSP) according to the package requirement.
  • Apply the Company Standards and Test the application and complete the Company Test process.
  • Uninstall Previous Versions If installed using .bat file.
  • Extensive work with Registry, Security/Permissions, folder structures of different versions of operating systems.
  • Worked on VM ware Workstation to test the packages and related tasks for package building.
  • Repackaged several third party Vendor applications into MSI (Windows Installer)

Environment: Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Install shield 13, Admin studio 2013, Installshild 2013 SCCM 2012, MSOffice 2007, 2010, ORCA

Confidential, Holland, MI

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with Users and Application owners to gather the information required for Application Packaging.
  • Create, configure and test Windows Installer packages for all firm applications.
  • Install shield 2012 and AdminStudio 11.5 was utilized for creation of packages.
  • Created Custom Actions that add additional functionality to an MSI using Wise Script, VB Script.
  • Resolve Windows XP registry and file system issues
  • Analyzing log files for troubleshooting MSI installations.
  • Implemented and revised standards for packaging and administered support as required
  • Used Filemon and Regmon for monitoring the files and Registry Keys accessed by the applications.
  • Documented the steps and procedures for all the applications.
  • Involved in all phases of Application Packaging.
  • Created custom actions with in MSI to make the applications work according to the organization standards
  • Creating collections Packages and advertisements for software distribution.
  • Patches deployment through WSUS
  • Troubleshooting SMS2003/SCCM2007 client installations.
  • Interaction with all levels of technical teams, business executives & vendors.

Environment: Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Install shield 12, Admin studio 11.5, SCCM 2007, MSOffice 2007, 2010, BMC Remedy 7.5. ORCA

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with on-going corporate Windows 7 migration project initiative and maintenance of Operating Systems Deployments (OSD) task sequence for deployment across the environment.
  • Working with Admin Studio 11 to repackage various applications and build MSI packages and Transforms (MST) and Patches (MSP).
  • Assisting in configuration of Active Directory Group Policies to provide desired end-user experience and settings on the client desktops.
  • Package integration into Operating Systems Deployment (OSD) task sequences. Create/modify existing task sequence for OS deployments to desktop / server hardware.
  • Developing the GPO structure.
  • Implementing the new GPO structure, Testing the new GPO structure and Evaluate the structure and modify as required.
  • Sequenced both In-House and third party vendor applications using App-V 4.5, App-V 4.6 and App-v 4.6 SP1 as a primary tool.
  • Using Install Shield 2011 and Install Shield 2012 for building MSI for the application
  • Extensive experience in troubleshooting issues inside the bubble in App-V packages.
  • Repackaged several third party Vendor applications into MSI (Windows Installer)
  • Re-packaging, testing, Deployment and support of software Packages
  • Created Transforms for several third party Vendor MSI applications
  • Involved perform custom actions and silent installations.
  • Distributed packages via SCCM to multiple sites throughout the organization, and providing deployment status reports as requested.
  • Extensive work with Registry, Security/Permissions, folder structures of different versions of operating systems. Worked on VM ware Workstation to test the packages and related tasks for package building.
  • Used Icon Ext and other Icon extractor tools. And tools like process monitor, file monitor and registry monitor

Environment: APP-V 4.5, App-v 4.6 SP1, App-V 4.6, Admin Studio 10, Admin Studio 9.0, Install Shield 2010, Install Shield 2011, Altris 6.0, Windows 7,Windows 7(64-bit), Remedy 6.0, Windows XP SP3, VMware Workstation 6.5,LANDesk,Tinkerbell and Application Compatibility Tool Kit.

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