Windows Engineer (MSI, WMI, InstallScript)

Trenton, New Jersey

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The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An American Company is seeking a Windows Engineer (MSI, WMI, InstallScript) in Trenton, NJ.
Role Description

• Design and create new Installers and deployment framework based on requirements.
• Maintain existing Installer frameworks and enhance per requirements.
• Create, deploy, test, and deliver builds and installers to QA and clients.
• Troubleshoot and resolve escalated installation related issues for internal and external clients
• Assist our clients and internal stakeholders with deployment challenges related to networking and security concepts such as connectivity, permissions, authorizations, encryption and signing certificates, as well as cipher suites.
• Apply configuration management practices to assure traceability and quality
• Should be able to communicate technical concepts effectively verbally and in writing

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field preferred.
• Design and development of Installers based on requirements utilizing MSI, WMI, and InstallScript with at least 6 years of experience in this area
• Knowledge on deployment methodologies and techniques related to full installations, upgrades, service packs, patches, and hotfixes
• Good understanding of windows OS'es (Windows 2012 Server or higher, Windows 10)
• Good understanding of windows registries.
• Good knowledge of IIS administration and website deployment.
• Good knowledge on windows networking principles
• Good knowledge on windows security principles.
• Troubleshooting and debugging Installation issues
• Expert level knowledge in continuous Integration, delivery and deployment process.
• Experience with automation tools like Ant, Maven, Ansible for software build and deployment

Additional Skills/Knowledge:
• Working knowledge of any of the latest InstallShield versions.
• Experience with the use of TFS is desirable, however a candidate familiar with other source control tools such as Perforce, ClearCase, PVCS, GitHub or comparable systems should be able to apply that knowledge
• Familiar with the use of defect tracking systems. Our chosen system is TFS' Work Item Tracking; however a candidate familiar with Rational ClearQuest, BugZilla, devtrack, JIRA or comparable systems should be able to apply that knowledge.
• Experienced with scripting languages (Powershell,VbScript).
• Experienced with Ansible (automation tool) to automate the process of deploying/testing the new build in each environment, setting up a new node and configuring machines/servers.
• Created Ansible playbooks to automatically install packages from a repository, to change the configuration of remotely configured machines and to deploy new builds, and configure the Ansible playbooks with Ansible Tower.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends . Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1123350

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