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Application Packager

Date Posted: 5/24/2024

Job #1665780
Columbus, OH

Korn Ferry is seeking an Application Packager for one of our clients in Columbus, OH.


  • This position will be an enterprise software systems technical expert that works collaboratively with various team members in the administration, installation, configuration, customization, and integration of enterprise business applications.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities related to the integration of software programs and applications (specifically complex MSI/X and AppV packages) into the organization's information systems. This individual is also responsible for testing the interoperability of application modules under development by in-house software development teams. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and a thorough knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.
  • Participates in the development of integration elements, data models, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Assists in the building of open 3rd-party Software Development Kits (SDKs)
Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for influencing and driving the organizations software delivery strategy.
  • Identifies and executes opportunities for improvement in processes and technology. Stays abreast of technology trends and current business challenged. Applies technology to solve business problems and create better customer experience.
  • Partner with 3rd party vendors, internal development teams, and product owners to drive application modernization strategies that enable virtualization.
  • Design, coordinate and perform the installation and configuration of complex enterprise software systems.
  • Document procedures for installation, upgrade and customizations. Provide design expertise.
  • Document the solution fully as required and present at relevant security/architecture/ governance forums as needed.  Work iteratively with these forums to gain approval for the solution.
  • The ideal engineer will be knowledgeable and well-versed in many of the following areas:
    • Virtualization (VMWare/Hyper-V)
    • Windows 7/10, Citrix XenApp, Microsoft Windows Servers 2008/2016/2019
    • In depth knowledge of Microsoft's SCCM 2012/16 technology
    • Microsoft Exchange/Office 365
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS/Terminal Services)
    • VDI Solutions (Microsoft/Citrix/VMWare)
    • Microsoft Active Directory
  • A candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience in application packaging / application development roles.  The candidate must have served as an escalation point / lead in previous application packaging roles supporting junior packagers.
  • Advanced Microsoft App-V 5x sequencing skills, connection group experience, Office add-ins
  • Advanced App-V 5x experience using Deployment and User config XML files to run system and user level scripts
  • Advanced MSI/X packaging and scripting (Admin Studio., VB, Wise, PowerShell)
  • Internals of distributed Operating System (Unix/Linux, Windows, Z/OS) internals
  • Experience with software development in one or more of the programming languages (PowerShell, Java, C#, .NET, Python)


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