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Application packaging engineer

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We have a full-time, permanent opportunity for an Application Packaging Engneer to join our global team. The position is based in Mumbai, India; but requires working closely with staff in Europe, Asia and North America. The position involves packaging new software, new releases and applying periodic patching.

The ideal person will be experienced in scripting, understand Windows client operating systems, be flexible and can work independently in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Specialist training will be provided for some of the tasks required in the role.

Mott MacDonald is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

The Application Packaging Engineer will have a background in application packaging, scripting or software development.The candidate will be part of the Application Packaging team which builds applications for deployment through Microsoft SCCM. The Engineer will be expected to create, test and deploy software packages for engineering and business software. They will also help solve deployment issues by engaging internal owners and manufacturer support. The person will be able to implement installation scripts and packaging requirements as well as deploy packages successfully using the change management process.

Training will be provided on management tools and our best practices.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design, test, and build common application installation scripts and packages for deployment to Windows Desktops and Servers using SCCM;
  • Work closely with application teams to provide automation and deployment support for software;
  • Manage software distribution and deployment in SCCM;
  • Evaluate scripts and code for integration with existing tools and adaptation to requirements;
  • Software deployment of third party applications on Windows 10 client platforms;
  • Create documentation and disseminate information about steps, tools, methods and best practices to other groups; and
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Candidate Specification

Formal Education & Certification:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in application packaging.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Windows Operating System, including registry, paths, and other common application relevant information;
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell, VBcript, WSscript Bash, Perl, Python, etc.; and
  • Ability to work independently and creatively to resolve complex issues promptly.
  • Educated to bachelor’s degree level, preferably in an IT or engineering related discipline;
  • Formal accreditation in ITIL v3 or another best practice framework desired but not required; and
  • Formal or informal training in SCCM and Flexera Admin Studio preferred but not required.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strong combination of technical knowledge and communication skills;
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills;
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks and deadlines in a changing environment;
  • Ability to adapt to new tools, procedures, best practices;
  • A fast learner; and
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
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