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Senior Packaging Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02296
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Senior Packaging Engineer
Investment Banking Client
1 year contract with extension
Downtown, NYC


Responsibilities include: 
* Create automation scripts (using PowerShell, VBScript, etc.) 
* Windows Desktop General Engineering 
* Microsoft Desktop Product Packaging 
* Change and Release Management for Windows Desktop OS and Applications 
* Platform / Solution Ownership and Management 
* Coordination of Application Reviews and Turnover process 
* Document Dependencies and Construct Application Profiles based on Business Requirements 
* Evaluate Desktop Products and Tools and provide solutions to support initiatives 
* Implement Package Testing based on defined process 
* Manage Operations for Integration Engineering Services lab environment 
* Creation of Desktop Performance Baselines for Windows Desktop Platform 
* Creation of test case scenarios based on environmental considerations (WM supported hardware models, WM application archetypes) 
* Creation of automation scripts in support of performance efforts 
* Evaluation of bench-marking and performance engineering tools 
* Creation and maintenance of all WM Desktop Build Documentation 

Qualifications/Skills: 
* Strong scripting knowledge (PowerShell is a priority 
* additionally Perl, Batch, Altiris, WMI, VBScript, etc.) 
* Extensive knowledge of Windows Operating System Internals and Microsoft based applications and technologies 
* Microsoft Desktop Product Packaging (i.e. SCCM,, MSI, Wise, etc.) 
* Deep technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, Client) within the enterprise 
* Deep technical understanding of Microsoft IE Web Browser Technologies 
* Experience managing system and user configuration across large, distributed environments 
* Software Integration, Packaging, Distribution and Patch Management using MSI, SCCM 
* Strong troubleshooting mindset (i.e. parsing event log, sysinternals tools, analyzing memory dumps) 
* Experience with virtualization technologies (i.e. VMware, XenServer, Citrix) is a plus 
* Experience in Performance Engineering in large Enterprise Windows Environments * Experience in Windows Performance Benchmarking and Monitoring Utilities 
* Experience in monitoring tools for Network and Workstations, including but not limited to Netuitive, SevOne, Perfmon, SysTrack, Splunk 
* Ability to write technical and operational management documentation (system design and engineering documents, operational run books) 
* Strong verbal and written communication skills