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Application Packager Resume Profile

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Six years of progressive work experience in IT industry dedicated as a Sr. Application Packager, Desktop Engineer and Deployment specialist.
  • Expertise in packaging, troubleshooting and deploying applications targeting Window 7,
  • Windows XP Professional, Vista and Windows NT.
  • Extensively worked on MSI Application Packaging using InstallShield AdminStudio 11.x/10.x/9.x/8.x/7.x/, Microsoft App-V 4.5/4.6/5 and WISE Package Studio 8.0/7.0/6.0/5.6/4.6.
  • Hands on experience on Windows Registry, File System, Services, ODBC connections,
  • COM objects, Devices, Security, Active directory services and other facets of Windows OS.
  • Experience in automating the applications for software distribution using InstallShield AdminStudio 5.5/8.0/8.5/11.0, WISE Package Studio /5.6/6.0/7.0, SCCM and Group Policy.
  • Experience in using Transforms MST , Patches MSP and Merge Modules MSM .
  • Involved in application roll over from XP to Windows 7 for large volume of users.
  • Experience in Microsoft Application Virtualization App-V .
  • Expertise in packaging various applications for Windows 7, Windows XP, NT and Windows 2000.
  • Experience in creating, testing, deploying, troubleshooting and managing MSI installations.
  • Worked proficiently on VB, Wise and Perl Scripts for customizing applications.
  • Extensive experience in working with different OS like Windows 7/XP/NT/LINUX/2000.
  • Worked on Orca, Filemon, Regmon, procmon and InCtrl tools for Debugging.
  • Worked on SCCM 2007/2012 Admin Console to deploy MSI Packages into Distribution System
  • Experience in creating, editing, customizing and streaming applications using App-V.
  • Created user accounts and groups using User Manager for Domains and Active Directory.
  • Created application sequences using Soft Grid Sequencing/MS App-V.
  • Configured, and Implemented Admin- Altiris Packaging Server.
  • Good exposure to Novell ZEN works, SMS, Marimba, SCCM 2007/2012, and Altiris for Desktops.
  • Worked extensively on Installations and UN-Installations using command line options.
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational, inter personal, multi-tasking and technical problem solving skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Packaging Tools
  • InstallShield AdminStudio 5.x/8.x/9.x/10.x/11.x, SMS installer, Wise Package Studio 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x/8.x,Marimba, InstallShield APP-V 5.
  • Deployment and
  • Management tools
  • SCCM 2007/2012, ORCA, SMS, Altiris, Group policy, ZEN works Active Directory.
  • Operating Systems
  • Windows 7 32/64 bit , Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0 and Workstation, Unix, Ms DOS
  • Databases
  • Oracle 7.x/8.0/9.x, MS Access, Ms SQL Server 2000
  • Scripts
  • VBScript, Wise Script, Java Script WMI Perl Script and Install Script
  • Debugging Tools
  • Orca, FILEMON, REGMON and IN Control, Process Monitor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and arranging the softwares submitted to portal to fit the requirements of application testing and packaging.
  • Identifying the necessities and packaging the application according to the BA's specifications.
  • Modification of packages allowing users to interact between applications.
  • Using / Creating Transforms MST , Patches MSP and Merge Modules etc. for use with MSI's, MSM's and MDT's.
  • Centralized distribution of packages using Altiris 7.5 and SCCM 2007 R3.
  • Deploying Applications both standalone and virtual using SCCM.
  • SCCM reporting, including all software deployments and client health reports.
  • Sequencing applications for virtual environment using Microsoft APP-V.
  • Creating application sequences using Soft Grid Sequencing/MS App-V.
  • Using Windows Installer SDK development tool Orca to work with MSI's and debugging for package review/cleanup.

Environment: Windows 7, XP, InstallShield AdminStudio 2013, ORCA, SCCM2007/2012, VMware Workstation 10,PROCMON, App-V, VB and Shell script.

Confidential

Senior Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Documented requirement specification.
  • Maintain VMware Workstation snapshot to facilitate the packaging process.
  • Convert the existing Application to Windows 7 compatible version.
  • Working on various applications to repackage and build MSI packages using AdminStudio 11.x for windows 7 and windows XP.
  • Created MSIs for a locked down environment and set permissions on files and registry keys for user access using AdminStudio InstallShield 11.x.
  • Customized MSI's using Windows Installer Transforms MST's according to Client standard.
  • Involved in Deploying Windows 7 build using SCCM to enterprise environment and tested the compatibility for all the applications in 32 and 64 bit operating system.
  • Created the App-V Sequences for XP/Win7 Environment and Published in UAT and Production.
  • Deployed the App-V Packages through SCCM 2007
  • Remediated the packages to make them work for Windows 7 Environment.
  • Working on Custom Actions to add additional functionality to MSI's using VB Script, Wise Scripts and Install Scripts.
  • Create Windows Installer packages MSI for applications and push them to desired client.
  • Writing and applying various custom actions that need to perform specific tasks, during and after installations using AdminStudio 11.x
  • Used Application Manager to validate the application and check for conflicts with other Apps.
  • Worked with PROCMON, ORCA to debug the invalid entries.
  • Working on SCCM to deploy MSI packages to a Centralized Distribution system.
  • Working on various applications to create MSI packages, Transforms MST , Merge Modules MSM and patches MSP to effect a seamless installation on the desired desktop environment using InstallShield AdminStudio.
  • Working on .REG files like creating and merging, debugging the invalid entries and working with existing registry using VB Scripts UNIX Shell Script and install script.
  • Working with QA to help develop quality products, testable designs, test plans, test scripts, test tools and Defect tracking tool such as issue tracker.
  • Created active directory groups for the users.
  • Testing the application in locked down environment.

Environment: Windows 7, XP, InstallShield AdminStudio 11.x, ORCA, SCCM2007/2012, VMware Workstation 9.x,PROCMON, App-V, VB and Shell script.

Confidential

Senior Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Business team to understand and gather the requirements.
  • Worked on Wise Package Studio to take the snapshot of the pre-install and post-install to capture the changes
  • Build packages using WISE packaging studio 8.0 as per the standard specified by the user.
  • Used Batch files and exe files for manual installs and used wrappers for automated installs.
  • Worked on VMware Thin App to eliminate installation conflicts with application virtualization.
  • Extensively worked with Orca to edit the MSI Tables, Merge Modules.
  • Involved in scripting, silent installs, bug patching, registry analysis, conflict resolution.
  • Implemented standards and procedures for creating .MSI/MST packages and repackaging applications using Wise Package Studio 8.0.
  • Edit and customize the packages with Wise Windows Installer Editor.
  • Worked on Wise and VB Scripts to customize the applications according to company standards.
  • Virtualized applications using App-V and published them to UAT and Production environment.
  • Created SCCM Packages and push the packages to Win XP, Win 7.
  • Used the SCCM for deploying both the Physical and Virtual Applications.
  • Configured MSI with ORCA to create transform according to client requirement.
  • Created Installs by sequencing the application using the 3 phases of the sequencer namely the Package Configuration phase, the Installation Monitoring phase and Launch Application Phase.
  • Worked on Primal Scripts for Creating Log file about the Status of the application in SCCM.
  • Creating Scripts using Winbatch studio to attain different requirements like automatic update of the applications, shortcut creation and deletion and compile them using Winbatch compiler to get the .exe files for easy deployment of tested installations
  • Used tools like ORCA to directly edit the MSI/ Validate the MSI.
  • Used FILEMON and REGMON for monitoring the files and registry Keys.
  • Worked on SCCM and ZenWorks to Deploy Applications
  • Tested previous application with ACT 5.6 for compatibility in Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit.
  • Tested Microsoft Office 2007 Pro and Vista Ultimate prior to roll out.
  • Tested the applications in the Lockdown environment before sending the application to QA.
  • Performed quality assurance analysis on all the packages before distributing them to production environment.

Environment: Windows 7, ACT 5.6, VMware Thin App, Wise Package Studio 8.0, ORCA, Process Monitor, VB Script, App-V, SCCM 2007, Novell ZenWorks, FILEMON REGMON.

Confidential

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with the administrators in setting up and preparing the machines for packaging.
  • Responsible for producing the deign specification for applications.
  • Packaged applications using Flexera's InstallShield AdminStudio 8.5 and Orca.
  • Created Windows Installer MSI packages for global corporate distribution.
  • Created Transforms .MST , Patches .MSP and Upgrades for version upgrades.
  • Deployed applications through Application virtualization solutions and streaming App-V .
  • Provided high level application support for packaged applications. Worked with the application owner , vendors and developers to troubleshoot issues with applications.
  • Worked on post installation configuration requirements, this includes launching the application to disable options, accepting license agreement, turning off automatic updates, changing menu bars, add/remove default icons, install updates, etc. for all Enterprise applications.
  • Application compatibility testing using Flexera's compatibility solver module.
  • Worked in application deployment using SCCM, Active Directory and SMS
  • Created, maintained and used several Windows XP images using VM Ware Workstation 6.
  • Used Application Manager to validate the application and check for conflicts with other Apps.
  • Implemented user acceptance testing.
  • Documentation of troubleshooting issue resolution along with strategic planning, scheduling, and tracking of software distributions.
  • Worked on converting the applications which were packaged using old SMS or WinInstall software.

Environment: InstallShield AdminStudio 8.5, Windows XP SCCM, VMWare Workstation 6, VBScript, Filemon, Regmon.

Confidential

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Created Windows Installer setup packages .MSI using Wise Package Studio 5.6
  • Worked on various applications to automate into .MSI format using Wise Package Studio 5.6.
  • Worked on various install methods like repackaging/setup capture, silent install etc.
  • Created MSI's and MST's in a locked down environment and set permissions on files and registry keys for user access.
  • Repackaged applications with Wise Package Studio including validation, debugging and user testing.
  • Applying the custom Template to packages that included custom actions for Application Isolation
  • Used Filemon, Regmon tools for monitoring the files and registry keys accessed by the application as part of troubleshooting.
  • Worked on Silent installations using switches, response files and automated scripts for user interaction free installations.
  • Assisted in the migration and rollout from Office 2003 to Office 2007.
  • Used Microsoft Resource tool kits for customizing Microsoft office products.
  • Developed various custom actions that need to perform specific tasks, during and after installations.
  • Created New Projects for the In house application in MSI format Using Wise Package Studio.
  • Used ORCA to assist in the final Windows Installer setup package Used PrimalScript Editor to write and modifying the VB scripts.
  • Created Batch files and exe files for manual installs and used wrappers for automated installs
  • Performed package validation and troubleshot the application to resolve internal Consistency errors.
  • Worked on Testing and qualifying an application or update on existing Functional testing, Performance testing, UAT testing.
  • Assisted in implementation and revision of standards for packaging.

Environment: Windows XP, Wise Package Studio, VMWare 5.5. Orca 3.1, APP-V, PowerShell, VBScript, Filemon, Regmon

Confidential

Application Packager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Migrating Windows NT 4.0/9x packages into Windows 2000 .MSI Windows Installer packages.
  • Worked on Creating/Testing new Application Packages in MSI format.
  • Worked on InstallShield AdminStudio 5.0 .Professional to repackage, build the
  • Application packages.
  • Interacting with Users/Application owners for Application Packaging/Distribution support for the implemented packages.
  • Worked on Various applications to build MSI packages, Transforms MST , Merge Modules MSM and Patches MSP according to the package requirement.
  • Worked on Silent Installs for certain application to automate them for software distribution.
  • Worked with VMWare Workstation 3.2.0 for Windows XP Professional/Windows NT 4.0 to test the packages and other related tasks for package building.
  • Implemented Windows 2000 infrastructure for development of Click to meet web conferencing product. Including IIS 5.0, Active Directory Services, DNS, Replication and Security.
  • Worked closely with QA to help develop quality products, testable designs, test plans, test scripts and test tools.
  • Developed the backup strategy and taking the backups on windows and Linux.
  • Good experience in taking the Drive images to reduce multiple installations.

Environment: Windows XP, InstallShield AdminStudio, ORCA, VB Script, VMWare Workstation Process Monitor, SCCM.

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