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  • Location: Abingdon,Berkshire
  • Rate: Up to 0.00
  • Start Date: 16/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months


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Sopra Steria have a new position for an Application Packager to work on a well-established and technically rewarding IT Client site in a multi skilled Application Packager role within a team providing Application Packaging, Image Management and Deployment.

Being a key part of future application packaging & development. You will be redeveloping new application requests, working on 3rd line application incidents, application quality assurance & application migrations between live & UAT environments.


  • Experience in Desktop and Mobile management solutions & process

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft SCCM

  • In-depth Application packaging knowledge

  • OS Management including MDT, WIM images and WAIK

  • Experience of application packaging

  • Excellent level of Windows technical knowledge, preferably Microsoft MCP or MCSE qualified.

  • Detailed knowledge of SQL Server 2008

  • ITIL Service Management processes and practices.

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for delivering an excellent customer service. Strive to over deliver on Service Level Agreements to delight the customer.

  • A positive attitude towards teamwork and contribute to the achievement of Team Goals.

  • We are looking for someone who possesses at least two accreditations in the relevant tool sets that are supported by the Automation teams and IMSL Tools.

Essential skills & experience

  • Excellent understanding of applications.

  • Ability to install/uninstall and troubleshoot applications

  • Application personnalisation via RES or AppSense

  • Understanding of packaging technologies such as MSI and App-V.

  • Knowledge of packaging toolsets such as AdminStudio/InstallShield Capture tools.

  • Ability to create MSI/Transforms/Patches and App-V packages.

  • Strong understanding of virtualisation tools such VMware Workstation/vSphere/Horizon View and HyperV

  • Knowledge of distribution of software via SCCM and deployment into Citrix Environment.

  • Use of PowerShell Configuration Tool and monitoring application distribution via SCCM.

  • Investigating new application distribution or packaging technologies (VMware View/RDSH/AppVolumes/App-X etc.)

  • Applications Domain experience – Server and client applications, workplace, web etc.

  • SCCM 2012 & SCCM 2016 Knowledge

On client's instructions, due to the urgency, nature and length of the assignment, the successful candidate must have current security clearance to a high level.

The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services.

A different approach: breaking the restrictive bounds of traditional recruitment models; a revolution in how clients engage with the recruitment profession.

Sopra Steria Recruitment is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI 100 and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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