Application Integration Engineer

Ref: ZR_6459_JOB  ·  Posted on 20 September 2021


The Role:

Responsible for all technical aspects of application and operating system deployment lifecycle. This will include ensuring that a variety of applications and plug-ins can be deployed unattended to Windows workstations and VDI. This role is reports into the Data Centre team and is critical to ensuring the availability and security of the company’s applications and data

The role will involve participation in a large Programme of work, to Digitally Transform the company’s application estate, where you will be expected to lead the technical delivery of a workstream on either Desktop or Server based application Migrations and Transformations.

Key responsibilities
  • Support the Discovery of detailed technical and service supporting information on the company’s application estate.
  • Working in collaboration with a 3rd party supplier, develop, test and maintain software packages for distribution to user desktops, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise.
  • Acting as a liaison and technical lead, between 3rd party supplier, IT and Business Teams to ensure the Business Outcomes are successfully met.
  • Build and maintain images containing operating system and core applications for distribution to user desktops and virtual desktop infrastructure, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise.
  • Maintain effective application packaging and OS deployment.
  • Delivering best practice in the upkeep of an application library, including in-life service support documentation and standards.
Skills & experience
  • Experience of working in a similar role within a regulated industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong documentation skills and a disciplined, process-oriented approach to tasks.
  • Disciplined self-starter with an analytical approach to identify and resolve complex problems.
  • Proven track record of working on major Programmes.
  • Experience of managing a Project workstream, including tasking others and providing reports and updates to the wider team.
  • Ability to liaise with Business users directly, translating technical requirements into Business facing instructions and requests.
  • Proven experience of working effectively with 3rd party vendors including dealing with challenging situations effectively.
  • Comfortable working as part of a geographically dispersed team in a hybrid onsite/remote working arrangement.
  • Experience of design/engineering in end user computing technologies including Systems Centre Configuration Management (SCCM) and Microsoft deployment toolkit
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS components and services, Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 2012 / 2016 / 2019 Server, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy.
  • Demonstrable understanding of industry standard best practices, methodologies and frameworks for operating system and application deployment.
  • A sound and demonstrable knowledge of application packaging and delivery technologies (e.g Admin Studio, ORCA, MSI, App-V)
  • Experience of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (XenDesktop / XenApp)

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Educated to degree level in a science or engineering discipline
  • Experience of user profile management tools such as Ivanti UWM or Microsoft FSLogix
  • Experience of monitoring platforms such as Microsoft System Centre Operations Manager
  • Experience of automation through scripting
  • Light development experience to support User Interface elements in a modern programming language
  • Experience of working in conjunction with a Software Asset Management toolset, such as Snow.
  • Recognised Vendor Accreditation (MCSE, MCTS, MCP, CISSP, VCP, CCA)


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