Responsible for assisting with developing, building, and supporting software application packaging for Windows endpoint deployment. The application packager is responsible for assisting with packaging both commercial off-the-shelf, custom-developed, and other applications to an environment consisting of approximately 1800 endpoints. Individual will assist with working closely with the End User Computing (EUC) team to ensure software packages are deployed and supported using SCCM. Position requires the development of collaboration skills in order to interact with other internal IT teams, business units, and external vendors as well as developing the ability, and acquiring knowledge and experience to provide a high degree of customer service and technical expertise. Endpoint computing includes physical desktops and laptops, mobile devices, and virtual desktops.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or related area, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Basic knowledge of packaging tools and workflows (e.g. Admin Studio, Installshield, Wise Installer/Packaging Studio)
Basic knowledge of personal computing hardware, software, mobile devices, scripting languages, networked computer systems, associated peripheral equipment, remote access and virtualization technologies.
Basic knowledge and understanding of Windows Command Shell Script and/or Powershell
Basic knowledge of MSI packaging best practices and standards.
Knowledge of troubleshooting packaging problems.
Knowledge of troubleshooting multiple operating systems.
Knowledge of personal computing management infrastructure (e.g. SCCM, Anti-virus, and related software).
Knowledge of networking, server, and storage technologies.
Ability to assimilate technical information and to communicate it to non-technical personnel.
Ability to develop and maintain IT documentation.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written to all levels in the company.
Effective analytical skills.
Zero (0) to two and one half (2 ½) years of experience in a role performing application packaging and/or application development and deployment.
Technical skills and knowledge of WMI, NET, .BAT, .VBS, .WSE, .MSI., .MST, .MSP, SQL Server and similar scripting + database tools.
Knowledge of Windows Registry (32/64 bit architecture) manipulation.
Understanding of application installations (MSI, EXE, WMI) as pertains to Windows 7/8/10.
Willingness to be on call support 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Network +, Security +, MS Certifications, ITIL, MCP or able to obtain within a year of starting.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level, and push/pull objects up to 50 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic to complex math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to a moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors primarily at a desk in a business office environment.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.