SAM Application Pasckager

To £50K + Flexible Benefits
20 Feb 2017
20 Mar 2017
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Job Title:  SAM Application Packager

Location:  Salisbury

Salary:  To £50K + Flexible Benefits

About this job

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Sopra Steria on a large, complex and hugely rewarding IT Estate where you will work in a team of IT Professionals within Application Packaging.  You will Package and distribute software components to the Enterprise and work with business and security Frameworks.  You will  work

as part of a team  undertaking all aspects of Application Packaging from initial discovery/assessment to final deployment in a secure environment and will have worked in a similar role/secure environment, App-V v 5,

ORCA, Flexera Admin Studio, SCCM2012. 

Ideally we need you to be DV Cleared though we will consider SC Cleared and eligible for DV for this high profile role.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Package and distribute software components to the Enterprise.
  • Generating and documenting new Application packages in response to requirements.
  • Software integration and compatibility testing in a Win 7 environment.
  • Ensuring that packaged products meet set requirements and specifications.
  • Carry out troubleshooting/fault resolution activities where required.
  • Customer engagement to manage UAT activities
  • Creation and management of support records using Service Management Tool
  • Report anomalies and escalate issues to Team Leader.
  • Writing, reviewing and maintaining processes and procedures.
  • Suggest improvements and innovations (CSI&I) that could assist with the introduction of efficiencies into the environment.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to other support team members as Subject Matter Expert to support Incident resolution or Problem investigation activities.
  • Work with business and security frameworks (ITIL, JSP, IMN).


  • Team Player
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of:
  • Application sequencing
  • App-v Packaging & Troubleshooting - preferably v5
  • MSI Packaging & Troubleshooting
  • SCCM Administration (2012 preferable) – Software distribution and OS deployment.
  • Silent installation techniques and troubleshooting          
  • Knowledge of different packaging tools/installer engines including Orca & Flexera Admin Studio.
  • Scripting – VBS, Batch etc
  • Working knowledge of Power Shell.
  • Software integration and compatibility testing in a Win 7 environment.
  • Win 7 App Locker experience
  • Server 2008 R2 Group policy experience (AGPM) and client end points.
  • Understanding of Operating System build and delivery mechanisms.
  • Good RCA within a complex environment.

DV or SC and eligible for DV


  • DV
  • Knowledge of Sys Track
  • ITIL Foundation

EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY:  Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public-sector organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges. Combining high quality and performance services, added value and innovation, Sopra Steria enables its clients to make the best use of digital technology.

With over 38,000 employees in more than 20 countries and revenue of €3.6 billion in 2015, this is a great time to join the organisation as you will be pivotal to our continued development and growth plans. We’re offering you the opportunity to do more too - using your business skills and knowledge, and your creativity, to add more value than clients would traditionally expect.

About this Company

On offer is the opportunity to work for a European leader in digital transformation. The roles come with competitive salaries, the opportunity for further development and the potential for a wide and diverse career within Sopra Steria.

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.

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