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CyberSecurity Advisor (m/f) 1

Date:  15-Jun-2021
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  1580

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 "Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.

"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."


IT Security is more challenging and complex than ever. It is not an easy task in the modern era, and between the regulations and exploding number of data breaches, to balance appropriate protection while remaining a business enabler.  


Principal Duties and Responsibilities 


Our GIS Security department is looking for a CyberSecurity Advisor to perform the following, in consistency with our company strategy, commitments and goals and based on directions and arbitrations provided by Group CISO. 

Location : Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal)


The main objective is to ensure an effective collaboration between our businesses and the Group CyberSecurity department. As such, the CyberSecurity Advisor is responsible for: 

  • Establishing and keeping the necessary connections with all key business stakeholders  

  • Capturing all context information and all business needs (who are the users, what are the project deadlines and sponsors, who are the administrators, what are the applicable regulations, etc.) 

  • Translating this information into technical inputs (what are the networks and systems involved, what is the level of criticity of the data handled, what are the applicable Recovery Time and Point Objectives, etc.) 

  • Performing an appropriate risk analysis (what are the most important threats that we can foresee based on the information above)  

  • Defining the mandatory CyberSecurity requirements (e.g. which authentication, filtering, encryption, content inspection, hardening, logging and monitoring measures are necessary) based on such risk analysis  

  • Ensuring a proper handover to the CyberSecurity Projects and Service Delivery Manager in order to select the most appropriate technology, design the best architecture along with adequate technical configuration  

  • Defining the necessary controls (e.g. intrusion tests, audits, etc.) and the proper organization to ensure that cybersecurity is managed in an efficient way 

  • Providing the necessary inputs to the Service Delivery Manager for him to coordinate the kick-off meeting for every new project 

  • Requesting the necessary changes in our CyberSecurity policies to the CyberSecurity Office 

  • Advise the Communication team on the necessary awareness and training programs, based on the discussions held with the businesses 

  • Requesting the necessary audits to the Risk & Compliance team  

  • Reporting monthly the business requests under evaluation, requests confirmed and moving to project phase and requests discarded.   



The ideal candidate will have/be: 

Education and experience 

  • Minimum 3 years of increasing / successful responsibility / experience on at least half of the above duties 

  • Experienced in IT projects and operations 

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of CyberSecurity 

Key competencies 

  • Rigor, methodology 

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills 

  • Planning, organizing, structuring 

  • Decision-making 

  • Curiosity 

  • Communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Influencing, convincing, leading 

  • Team work 

  • Conflict management 

  • Flexibility 

  • Stress tolerance 


  • English : fluent 

  • French and/or german is a plus 

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