Team Leader - Technology Services

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Date Posted: May 19, 2024

Location(s): Noida, IN

Company: MetLife

Team Leader - Technology Services

PositionSummary:
As a Software Packaging Specialist, responsible for monitoring Service-now queues for new, approved software packaging requests, you will play a pivotal role in validating requirements with Application Owners, maintaining comprehensive records of applications, owners, versions, and application status. Your duties include creating workflows to route requests for application installation to appropriate approvers, tracking and checking software license consumptions against entitlements, and conducting integration testing for all packaged software. Additionally, you will assist in the preparation of daily reports for customers or management, escalate incidents and requests as needed for timely resolution and customer satisfaction, and actively contribute to the development and maintenance of documentation. Participation in department and business-level projects and meetings is expected to ensure the prompt execution of technology initiatives and strategies. The role demands the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, with flexibility to perform other duties within the area of expertise as requested and assigned.

 

Job Responsibilities:

•            Responsible for creating and testing Windows software installation packages for automated deployments in an Enterprise environment

•            Experience in creating packaging for server operating system, mostly for Citric end user platform hosting on server platform.

•            Initiates, plans, coordinates, designs, develops, and tests software distribution packages.

•            Work with end customer to perform the UAT testing of the package before distribution of the package in production environment.

•            End-to end support in packaging, testing , distributing in test and production rollout, help operations team in case of any failure in prod deployments

•            Participates in project activities beyond technical tasks, to include collecting data, contributing to designs/decisions, and communicating with customers

•            Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for anything related to software packaging and deployment

•            Generate and maintain operational and other procedural documentation as needed

•            Experience with multi-site, large environment with application package deployments using tools such System Center Configuration Manager, Intune, or equivalent technologies such as Chef Infra , Ansible

•            Experience with producing complex software packages and software deployments

•            Minimum of two years' experience in Config Management, SCCM, Intune or similar product for application packaging and distribution

•            Expertise with Desktop Virtualization - VMWare Workstation, Hyper-V, Azure AVD, Citrix VDI, or equivalent technologies is preferred

•            In-depth knowledge of operating systems (Windows Desktop OS 7/10/11, Windows Server 20XX Server). Ex. (DLL conflicts, Windows registry, environment variables, batch files, and client/ server operations/connectivity

•            Strong knowledge in windows application package creation and installation using Windows installation components and third-party tools such as Admin Studio, InstallShield, Wise Studio, Orca

•            Expertise in Windows automation scripting such as PowerShell, WMI, VBScript, PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit. PowerShell and App Deployment Kit strongly preferred

•            Working knowledge in Microsoft‚ÄØIntune‚ÄØsoftware administration, software packaging and deployment

•            Comprehensive knowledge and experience with Windows installer technologies such as MSI,‚ÄØMSIX, AppX, virtualization, and other installer technologies. Candidate should also have a strong understanding of the following areas as relates to application packaging:

•            MSI patches and transforms

•            MSIX packaging and App Attache

•            MSI merge modules, macros, and custom actions

•            Security modifications within MSI packages

•            Installation impersonation (system, user etc.)

•            Experience with DLL conflicts,

•            Windows registry modifications

•            Environment variables

•            TCP/IP networks, Network Protocols

Education:

•            Bachelor’s degree (Any Stream) or diploma with a minimum of 15 years of education.

Experience:

  • Minimum Experience of 5 years with at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in windows Application packaging via Installadhiled,
  • Experites in windows desktop and server operating systems
  • Expertise in Citrix/Virtualization services
  • Preferred experience in , Chef , Ivanti, Tanium and Ansible
  • Good knowledge in PowerShell
  • Application virtualization – Intermediate
  • Citrix App Layering - Intermediate
  • Microsoft Terminal services - Intermediate
  • Good understanding on Citrix/virtualization Environment
  • ITIL Framework knowledge
  • Basic understanding of CRM tools (ServiceNow/Remedy)
  • Should have experience in XenApp.

 

MetLife:

 

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.      

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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