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Job Description

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
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Complementary Meals
  • 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 leader in the global high trust security market with offices in Pakistan, UK and the UAE.  Our focus is on continuous enhancement of our Public Key Infrastructure products and also our document workflow and digital signature approval products.   We mainly sell via our experienced global partner network but also sell direct.  Our products are used on-premise but also power Ascertia and partner cloud services.  

R&D and support teams will be directly exposed to real-world business requirements and need to respond quickly and effectively where required.  Ascertia is recognized by Gartner and other analysts for its leadership products and is partners with a good number of the well-known trust service providers, cryptographic product providers and others. No other company that we compete with has such a wide range of products and capabilities.  Our goal is to grow by at least 30% per annum and to continue to dominate the high trust end of our market.

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.

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:
Aug 08, 2021
Posting Date:
Jul 08, 2021
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Ascertia (Pvt) Ltd.

Information Technology · 51-100 employees - Lahore

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

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