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Application Packager


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

We are looking for an Applications Packager in (San Diego, CA).

The applications packager will empower the Application Services team by providing intuitive and innovative application packages that are deployed to the enterprise workstation. This will enable the technology teams to deliver consistent, high-quality, high-speed results while improving user experience and information assurance posture. These proprietary application packages will ensure the client data seat integrity throughout the engineering and implementation lifecycle while reducing manual efforts. Our team will foster the adoption of these package solutions through effective communication, documentation and education. Strict adherence to a project schedule ensures compliance with contractual deliverables for the customer and ultimately drives revenue. The application packager reports directly to the Application Services team product owner on a team of ten engineers.

The Navy Next Generation Network (NGEN) enterprise surmises over 300,000 client data seats. This environment is rivaled only by the Internet with regards to size. The position requires an engineer to analyze complex performance problems and develop comprehensive solutions by way of the best technical means. A passion for performance, strong desire for quality conformance, and attention to detail are prerequisites for this position.

If you can design robust application packages and want to be part of a dynamic, project-driven team we look forward to your application!

Key Responsibilities:

• Adhere to roadmaps and standards for Core Applications.
• Researching and developing standard configuration settings appropriate for each application.
• Development and execution of lab testing plans (including automated and manual testing processes).
• Assisting the relevant teams with completion of the software release process following successful lab testing.
• Liaising with software vendors to understand product lifecycles, security updates and other releases.
• Creation and submission of required documentation and other report associated for the applications.
• Liaison with the support organization on open issues and investigations.
• Issue escalation to software vendors where appropriate.
• Documenting and reporting fixes and updates during the development process.
• Architect, design, code, test, and package software applications for enterprise delivery
• Responsible for the development of software programs for custom automation for the enterprise desktop environment
• Develop detailed software design specifications for assigned projects
• Actively participate on project teams that develop custom solutions for core business initiatives.
• Provide design guidelines with general and detailed software design specifications to other engineers
• Document installation and troubleshooting procedures for all approved software and make available to other members
• Assisting with the troubleshooting of applications in relation to application packaging and virtualization
• Ensuring all new and proposed software is tested with existing desktop images prior to deployment
• Execution of queries against systems management databases
• Planning, prioritization, and organization of work and deliverables

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing part or all of the technical solution to the client, in accordance with an agreed technical design.
  • Occasionally responsible for providing a detailed technical design for enterprise solutions.
  • Understands a broad spectrum of company technology in order to provide part or all of a detailed technical design which meets customer requirements.
  • Often leads small to medium technical projects. Works with and under the direction of the Project/Technical Manager and with customer nominated representatives.
  • Liaises with Solutions Architect as appropriate.
  • Provides technical support and input on the application of technology to a defined business segment.
  • Provides advice on solution and integration opportunities to defined segments.
  • Provides technical leadership on specific integration activities that are part of an engagement.
  • Provides planning and design support for the development of solution architectures that will be implemented in a multiple system environment.
  • Communicates across client community, and is viewed as adding value. Demonstrates execution of the company strategy.
  • Contributes to knowledge tools and communities, and ensures project learning’s are documented and shared.
  • Role models Focuses on single customer. Solves diverse and complex. May lead a project team.
• Must be able to work locally in San Diego office.
• 1-3 years of Technical document writing experience.
• 3-5 years of experience in software support/packaging.
• 3-5 years of packaging experience with Install Shield or Similar packaging studio.
• 3-5 years of software Deployment using Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft client operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and their use in global enterprise environments.
• Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other enterprise applications, including ownership, support and management in multi-language environments.
• 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.
Preferred Skills:
• Experience with Persistent Radia Enterprise Deployment framework.
• Experience translating vague requirements into a functional design.
• Experience working as an active member of a team.
• Understanding and application of customer expectations.
• Ability to learn and contribute to proprietary tool sets.
Security Level Required- DOD Interim Secret Security Clearance
U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1- CompTIA Security+ or higher required
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule - Monday through Friday. 8am to 5pm PST.
EEO Tagline: Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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Boise, Idaho
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