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Job Description

Do you want to be a teammate of a global leader entity in delivering functionally rich, easy to deploy e-security solutions? Ascertia promotes fast paced and challenging environment and provide room to grow with your skills. We believe in aggressive timelines and challenges for multiple team based projects. Do you want to experience and feel as being a part of business engaged in digital signature creation, verification, time stamping and secure archiving products as well as eID validation? Ascertia is enriched with ample motivated environment and a promising workplace to take you along.

Ascertia is looking for a Senior System Administrator. He will be responsible to work as part of a bigger team and will be in charge of the following tasks:

  • Setup a Microsoft Hyper V environment leveraging existing design documentation and using the required technologies (System Center VMM, domain controller).
  • Apply the required configuration in order to provision the required VMs on the target zones (around 50 VMs required).
  • Perform security hardening of the whole Microsoft environment setup using the published benchmarks related to Windows server/workstation/Domain controller security.
  • Deploy Microsoft tools to monitor the environment that was setup. We are targeting the usage of Microsoft System Center tools for this purpose (SCOM, SCCM, SCSM). Develop a dashboard using these tools.
  • Document the configuration and operations documentation related to the deployed setup.

Skills Required:

  • Certified IT professional with minimum 7 years’ experience in Microsoft System Administration
  • Strong understanding of security subject matter in relation to configuration and hardening a Microsoft infrastructure, experienced in running vulnerability assessment tools and in performing related hardening tasks (domain configuration security configuration, group policies.
  • Strong understanding and experience of IT Service Management (ITSM) tools with minimum 2 years’ experience in tools such as Service Now
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft System Centre components is needed with focus on the Service Manager (SCSM)
  • Strong understanding in the ITIL framework (ITIL certificate is a plus)
  • Led ITIL and ITSM process development including the definition and implementation of Incident,Problem, Change and Configuration Management
  • Strong technical background in IT Operations/Infrastructure/ Support and in related components such as LDAP, DNS, SSL or other such technologies.
  • Fair exposure to Web Technologies (XML, HTML, Web Servers, Web Services, etc)
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation by paying attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English

Knowledge/Experience in any of the following will be a big plus:

  • Domain knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) products
  • Knowledge and hands-on expertise with Microsoft Azure, experience of AWS is also an advantage.

We offer:

  • An interesting and challenging job, dynamic opportunity for professional growth.
  • Bi Annually Bonus
  • Bi Annually Appraisals
  • Paid time Off
  • State of the Art infrastructure
  • Complementary Meals
  • Team building activities
  • Quarterly get to gathers and gala etc.
  • A market competitive remuneration package including Provident fund, Medical Insurance and Allowance.
  • Company sponsored yearly excursion trip, cricket, gaming and dart clubs.

Why work for Ascertia?

Ascertia is a UK limited company.  The focus of the company is the development of high trust PKI products particularly focused on long-term digital signatures, mainly sold through our global partner network. Ascertia is a recognized brand for high trust cryptographic security.  A good number of the security industry leaders recommend or resell Ascertia products.  Gartner rates Ascertia very well for our leadership position in providing high trust digital signature solutions and our global delivery capability. 

We are a successful global provider of products and services with a friendly and caring approach to our colleagues.  We are a friendly team of people that focus on getting the right relationships with our key partners and clients. Around the world there are approximately 100 staff with a strong focus on R&D and technical high trust sales.  Ascertia has seen strong year on year growth and needs to expand it Customer Service and Operational teams. There is excellent growth potential at Ascertia.  There is no limit to the progress a successful candidate can make.  We are heavily dependent on the personal skills and experience people bring and the way these can be harnessed for company and personal success.

Product Information

Since 2001, Ascertia has been a global leader in delivering high-trust solutions for digital signatures, timestamping, certificate validation, certificate issuance.  Ascertia has two strategic products:

SigningHub (more business focused) delivers a complete signing solution enabling organisations to workflow documents for digital signature approval.  When integrated into core business applications or used standalone, SigningHub optimises how internal and external users can review, approve and sign documents at any time on any device.  Available as an on-premise product, private cloud service or multi-tenanted public cloud service.

ADSS Server (more technical focused) is an advanced framework product that offers a full range of PKI related services.  It is the cryptographic engine that powers SigningHub and includes support for qualified and AATL certificates, central key management, local and remote signing and long-term signature creation and verification.  Modular license options exist for CA, RA, OCSP, SCVP, TSA, central signing, local signing, authorised remote signing and long-term archiving.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
Second Shift (Afternoon)
Job Type:
Professional Services
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Bachelor's in Computer Sciences or Information Technology
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
7 Years - 10 Years (Require National /International Travel)
Apply Before:
Jun 05, 2021
Posting Date:
May 05, 2021
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Ascertia is a UK limited company. The focus of the company is the development of high trust PKI products particularly focused on long-term digital signatures, mainly sold through our global partner network. Ascertia is a recognized brand for high trust cryptographic security. A good number of the ...Read More