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Application Packager

About Adaptiva

Adaptiva is building a highly differentiated endpoint management suite on top of our industry-leading OneSite Enterprise P2P Platform. OneSite Patch is our first product in the series and provides revolutionary zero-touch and always-on capabilities for securing extremely large enterprises.

With 8+ million endpoints deployed, some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and government agencies rely on Adaptiva for real-time endpoint visibility, content delivery, automated compliance checks, remediations, and patching, at unprecedented speed and scale.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Software Packager to join a newly formed packaging/metadata team. The successful candidate should have a deep understanding of software packaging/repackaging technologies and tools, creating silent installers, building custom actions, and manipulating setup behaviors. The successful candidate will report to the application packaging team leader.

  • Create silent installers for software, including custom actions and wrappers where appropriate.
  • Analyze and modify install behavior of existing installers.
  • Retrieve metadata from packages.
  • Test installation behavior and adapt installers to perform additional functions.
  • Add custom command-line options and install preferences to installers.
  • Identify post-installation software metadata, such as the primary executable, software/device applicability, detection, installation, and uninstallation command-lines etc.
  • Liaise with end-customers, where appropriate, to understand package requirements.

  • Deep understanding of application packaging
  • Deep understanding of all installer types (i.e. MSI, MSI Transforms, EXE, MSP, CAB etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of MSI creation, including modifying MSIs to perform custom actions
  • Good knowledge of scripting technologies such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python etc.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with customers at all levels
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills

Good to have
  • Experience with common packaging tools such as AdminStudio, InstallShield, WISE, AutoIT, Orca
  • Experience in packaging for Mac/Linux Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of workflow automation products (i.e. Adaptiva Workflow Design, System Center Orchestrator, Azure Automation, Chef etc.)
  • Experience with endpoint management software such as SCCM/MEM, Intune, VMWare Workspace ONE etc.

Adaptiva participates in E-Verify for work authorization. This role does not provide visa sponsorship. Adaptiva is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Adaptiva does not accept unsolicited headhunters and agency resumes.

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