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Desktop Software Packager

Metro Systems Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Desktop Software Packager

MSI is actively seeking a Desktop Software Packager to support our client located in Washington, DC.


  • Responsible for creating deployment packages for COTS and custom applications in an enterprise environment.
  • Package applications and software updates utilizing tools such as Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, PowerShell, VBScript and Wise Package Studio.
  • Proficient in creating and editing MSI installers. Windows batch and PowerShell scripting.
  • Develop, maintain, and deploy secure web browser packages using a variety of web browsers including Internet Explorer, FireFox, and Chrome in a Windows environment.
  • Develop and follow procedures for testing applications prior to deployment.
  • Document the customizations and changes made during the packaging process.
  • Participate in the preparation of materials and oral presentations for customers and management.
  • Play a lead role in meetings relating to specific technical projects or tasks.
  • Build common application packages into SCCM and deploy onto workstations.
  • SCCM Software package deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Develop software installation scripts and provide code review for complex software installations.
  • Assist Support Services in advanced level software installation package distribution troubleshooting.
  • Design, implement and configure the COTS/GOTS software needed to support our enterprise SCCM Current Branch (CB) infrastructure.
  • Update/Create documentation as needed.
  • Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented.
  • Research, evaluate, and remain current on emerging tools, techniques, and IT technologies.
  • Work closely with client to perform technical and requirements analysis.
  • Working effectively in a collaborative and innovative team-oriented environment.
  • Provides weekly statuses & estimates of all priority and non-priority projects along with recommended scope or schedule changes based on capacity and unforeseen challenges.
  • Weekly review of all change requests (CRs).


  • Recent experience packaging applications and application updates using Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, or Wise Installer/Packaging Studio.
  • A thorough understanding of how applications install on the Microsoft Windows platforms.
  • Experience or knowledge of Power Shell and/or VB scripting.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Microsoft Registry and ability to query or modify settings.
  • Experience with remote access tools, including RDP, NetMeeting and Windows Desktop Sharing.
  • Knowledge of MS Windows desktop operating systems.
  • Ability to develop and maintain accurate and comprehensive IT documentation.
  • Technical document writing experience.
  • Experience in software support/packaging.
  • Packaging experience with Install Shield or Similar packaging studio.
  • Software Deployment using Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft client operating systems including Windows 7 and Windows 10 and their use in enterprise environments.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other enterprise applications, including ownership, support and management.
  • Experience with and knowledge of AD design and GPO management.
  • Knowledge of Windows security components and permission.
  • Strong documentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal instruction and supervision.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of end users, IT and management staff.
  • Attention to detail as well as strong organizational, planning, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience with customization of MSI files.
  • Demonstrated Scripting experience (PowerShell/VB/etc.).
  • Enterprise application deployment expertise required.
  • Understanding of application packaging and deployment technologies used in corporate environments including Windows Installer.
  • Exemplary communication, analytical skills, and technical knowledge across the client environment.
  • Ability to produce concise and clear technical documentation.
  • Results orientated and schedule driven.


  • Experience packaging applications and application updates using Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, or Wise Installer/Packaging Studio.
  • Candidate should have hands on experience with SCCM or other software packaging type tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with packaging with other team members and provide technical leadership.
  • Strong development experience, especially scripting and packaging.
  • Experience with SCCM CB.
  • Experience supporting an enterprise desktop engineering environment.
  • Experience with deploying software in a Windows environment.
  • Experience leading large, complex desktop engineering deployment projects.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Windows 10 in an Enterprise Environment.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving technical issues with operating systems as a Level 3 desktop engineer.
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment and networks.

Metro Systems


Washington, DC