Software Install Developer/ Expert

  • Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 7-12 years
  • 03 Feb 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Your mission

As a member in Software Product Install team, you must have in-depth knowledge and rich hands-on experience in software packaging, software installer creation and software upgrade/patching processes and related technologies. You will play a key role in our software delivery and deployment strategy in customer environment and responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

To design and develop the software installer(s) for production deployment of new product releases, upgrades and patches for Oracle based Enterprise Applications
To develop and maintain our product build packaging (including Oracle Forms and Reports), installer and configuration framework by leveraging technologies and enhancing the install automation for our product deployments meeting the highest standards
To create and maintain custom setup and deployment solutions (packaging/authoring) and help releasing the product patches by modifying or developing the required installation framework
To write product installer functional and design specifications as well as respond to requirements and/or design documents
To effectively work and interface with all functional teams like Development, QA, Technical Writers around the release of new features and functionalities
To work with Technical Support and Customers to help resolve product install and configuration issues and escalations quickly by providing the creative solutions to complex installation problems
To be able to troubleshoot software installation configuration issues on supported Operating Systems - Windows Server, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX
To document install processes and procedures, conduct trainings and perform any other tasks that will enable the product install team to provide better support

Desired Profile:

A Degree in Computer Science / IT or equivalent stream with 6 - 12 years of proven industry experience in software product install technologies with strong administration and support experience with good understanding of Oracle DB and Middleware Products
Following knowledge is must for this position to maintain and further develop, enhance existing Multifonds Tools
o Multifonds Middleware Manager (MMM): Python and Perl
o Update Manager, Client Update, Log Analyzer, ESL : VB .Net
o Internal Tool (Oracle Forms & Reports, SQL, PL/SQL)
Strong knowledge of various Software Product Installer Authoring Tools like InstallShield, InstallAnywhere, Windows Installer, Windows Installer XML (WIX) and Oracle provided tools to package and create installer as applicable
Windows operating system knowledge and experience is must and experience with IBM AIX, Red Hat Linux OS will be plus
Strong hands-on scripting experience with Perl/ Shell / Batch is must and good Java knowledge is desirable
Experience with server virtualization like VMware and Hyper-V is a plus
Experience in build, install/upgrade framework development for large enterprise software products with complex inter-dependencies
Rich experience with SCM process, concepts, tools, and methodologies is must. You must also have strong hands-on working experience with Configuration Management tools like Subversion Edge, Visual-SVN, Tortoise-SVN, VSS and Perforce
Working knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) tools such as Jenkins/Cruise-Control, JIRA etc. is an asset
Should have good SDLC knowledge and must have supported at least one large full life cycle project
Ability to communicate in an international business environment with excellent spoken and written skills

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