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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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