Software Systems Engineer –Senior - Application Packager - Public Trust

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ91365

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular


  • Responsible for creating deployment packages for COTS and custom applications in an enterprise environment.
  • Package applications and software updates utilizing tools such as Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, PowerShell, VBScript and Wise Package Studio.
  • Proficient in creating and editing MSI installers. Windows batch and PowerShell scripting.
  • Develop, maintain, and deploy secure web browser packages using a variety of web browsers including Internet Explorer, FireFox, and Chrome in a Windows environment.
  • Develop and follow procedures for testing applications prior to deployment.
  • Document the customizations and changes made during the packaging process.
  • Participate in the preparation of materials and oral presentations for customers and management.
  • Play a lead role in meetings relating to specific technical projects or tasks.
  • Build common application packages into SCCM and deploy onto workstations.
  • SCCM Software package deployment and troubleshooting.
  • Develop software installation scripts and provide code review for complex software installations.
  • Assist Support Services in advanced level software installation package distribution troubleshooting.
  • Design, implement and configure the COTS/GOTS software needed to support our enterprise SCCM Current Branch (CB) infrastructure.
  • Update/Create documentation as needed.
  • Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented.
  • Research, evaluate, and remain current on emerging tools, techniques, and IT technologies.
  • Work closely with client to perform technical and requirements analysis.
  • Working effectively in a collaborative and innovative team-oriented environment.
  • Provides weekly statuses & estimates of all priority and non-priority projects along with recommended scope or schedule changes based on capacity and unforeseen challenges.
  • Weekly review of all change requests (CRs).

Required Skills

  • Recent experience packaging applications and application updates using Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, or Wise Installer/Packaging Studio.
  • A thorough understanding of how applications install on the Microsoft Windows platforms.
  • Experience or knowledge of Power Shell and/or VB scripting.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Microsoft Registry and ability to query or modify settings.
  • Experience with remote access tools, including RDP, NetMeeting and Windows Desktop Sharing.
  • Knowledge of MS Windows desktop operating systems.
  • Ability to develop and maintain accurate and comprehensive IT documentation.
  • Technical document writing experience.
  • Experience in software support/packaging.
  • Packaging experience with Install Shield or Similar packaging studio.
  • Software Deployment using Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft client operating systems including Windows 7 and Windows 10 and their use in enterprise environments.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other enterprise applications, including ownership, support and management.
  • Experience with and knowledge of AD design and GPO management.
  • Knowledge of Windows security components and permission.
  • Strong documentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal instruction and supervision.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of end users, IT and management staff.
  • Attention to detail as well as strong organizational, planning, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Experience with customization of MSI files.
  • Demonstrated Scripting experience (PowerShell/VB/etc.).
  • Enterprise application deployment expertise required.
  • Understanding of application packaging and deployment technologies used in corporate environments including Windows Installer.
  • Exemplary communication, analytical skills, and technical knowledge across the client environment.
  • Ability to produce concise and clear technical documentation.
  • Results orientated and schedule driven.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience packaging applications and application updates using Flexera Admin Studio, Install Shield, or Wise Installer/Packaging Studio.
  • Candidate should have hands on experience with SCCM or other software packaging type tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with packaging with other team members and provide technical leadership.
  • Strong development experience, especially scripting and packaging.
  • Experience with SCCM CB.
  • Experience supporting an enterprise desktop engineering environment.
  • Experience with deploying software in a Windows environment.
  • Experience leading large, complex desktop engineering deployment projects.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Windows 10 in an Enterprise Environment.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving technical issues with operating systems as a Level 3 desktop engineer
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment and networks.
  • Local to the Washington, DC area, this position does not provide relocation experience.


Designs, develops and analyzes complicated and difficult software programs for computer based systems.

Develops moderate complex documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

Under limited supervision, prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

Performs in-depth modeling, simulation and analysis. Designs and develops basic compilers, assemblers, utility programs and operating systems with independent judgement.

Using independent judgement, develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

Provides detailed inputs for documentation of new or existing programs.

Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.