Application Deployment Specialist -SCCM at General Dynamics Information Technology (Washington DC)

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We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

We are seeking an Applications Packager to join our team on our federal client, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) in Washington, DC. The Application Packager (SCCM Packager) will be part of the Client Engineering team to support application packaging for a Windows 10 deployment as well as other commercial off the shelf products such as Google Chrome, Adobe and JAVA Products and other add-ons. The SCCM Packager will act as one of the point of contact between the Desktop Team for technical support regarding packages and SCCM deployments. This position will be located in Washington, DC. This is an on-site position with no telecommuting possibilities.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Open related tasks or deployments and oversee the change requests, including owning the presentation for the internal Change Control Board.
  • Maintain SLA's for escalation tickets entering the queue.
  • Track deployment progress and remediate issues until compliance is met.
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting of Group Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

BA/BS and six years of experience
  • 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 PowerShell and/or VB scripting.
  • Experience with remote access tools, including RDP, NetMeeting, and Windows Desktop Sharing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain accurate and comprehensive IT documentation.
  • Technical document writing experience.
  • Experience in software support/packaging.
  • Software Deployment using Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft client operating systems including Windows 10 and Windows 11 and their use in enterprise environments.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other enterprise applications, including ownership, support, and management.
  • Knowledge of Windows security components and permission.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and maintaining MECM/SCCM
  • Advanced Knowledge of MS Windows 10
  • Advanced knowledge of Active Directory
  • Advanced knowledge of Group Policy Management
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Registry, and ability to query or modify settings

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees


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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.
More Information on General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics Information Technology operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA. General Dynamics Information Technology was founded in 2022. It has 21625 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 327 open jobs at General Dynamics Information Technology, click here.
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