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CyberSecurity Operations Administrator - V.I.E.

Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  2780

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Title of the position

CyberSecurity Operations Administrator – V.I.E.


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 at Faurecia is a key player in our ongoing strategic transformation into a “Digital Transformation.” IT also plays a major role in guaranteeing the service and support that ensures our business succeeds in our fast-moving world.

Each day, IT teams are tackling critical challenges to help build Faurecia’s competitive advantage throughout Digital Transformation. Examples include developing mobile apps, harnessing and applying Big Data, engaging in predictive analysis, leveraging the cloud and contributing to Faurecia’s cultural shift to become a digitally advanced company. IT also plays a lead role in ensuring continuous optimization and cybersecurity of our company processes.

Our CyberSecurity team within our IT Department - Group Information Systems - GIS) is looking for a CyberSecurity Operations Administrator (m/f) – VIE to be based in Santa Maria Da Feira (Porto, Portugal).

Essential responsibilities and duties

The role of a CyberSecurity Operations Administrator is to implement, manage changes, capacity planning, monitoring and troubleshooting of CyberSecurity solutions according to applicable policies and best practices.He/She is responsible for ensuring proper configuration and run of Faurecia CyberSecurity solutions, including maintenance and vulnerabilities’ management.

He/she is a member of the Internal & External Operations CyberSecurity administrators team.

The main missions include:

  • Implementing and validating CyberSecurity projects, IT hardware/software and proper configuration of CyberSecurity solutions
  • Documenting procedures and processes related to operations of CyberSecurity solutions (IT and OT hardware and software), executing such procedures and processes
  • Updating all relevant documentation related to the protection of the Information Systems (inventories, classifications, etc.)
  • Suggesting changes aiming at optimizing the operation of CyberSecurity solution
  • Capacity planning of CyberSecurity solutions
  • Implementing necessary / requested changes on CyberSecurity solutions, validating the lack of regression



  • Coordinating with Internal CyberSecurity Advisory team to ensure proper risk analysis on all IT/OT projects using methodologies and standards validated by the CyberSecurity team
  • Coordinating with Internal CyberSecurity Projects team to ensure smooth and efficient projects’ transition from build to run
  • Coordinating with CyberSecurity Incident Detection & Response team
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting CyberSecurity solutions
  • Managing vulnerabilities, operating vulnerability scans
  • Communicating planned / emergency changes to necessary other Faurecia Departments (including Applications and Infrastructure teams), along with all potential impacts
  • Producing regular KPIs and reports related to CyberSecurity operations
  • Escalating technical issues to necessary L3 contacts, potentially within CyberSecurity Projects team Escalating observed deviances to our CyberSecurity policies to Risk & Compliance team
  • Contributing to the evaluation, architecture and selection of CyberSecurity solutions, the definition or hardware and software standards.



  • Master Degree in Computer or System Science, with specialization in networks
  • Familiar with the area of LAN (routers, switches, authentication servers, firewalls, EDRs, IDS, WIFI equipments, telephony/TOIP, and all associated protocols) and WAN (Internet Gateways, RAS, load balancers, proxies, DLP systems, clouds)
  • Understanding of enterprise CyberSecurity solutions, including cloud solutions
  • Admin knowledge of systems/network/CyberSecurity solutions, including optimization of the efficiency of such systems
  • Knowledge of vulnerability management solutions


Skills and competencies

  • Hands-on technical expertise in CyberSecurity integration, deployment and operation (including fine-tuning)
  • Highly developed skills in problem solving and investigation of CyberSecurity issues. Strong ability to distinguish regular misfunction from hacking attempts / malware activity
  • Ability to assess impacts of changes on all managed equipments, perform rollbacks when necessary
  • Autodidactic abilities required, ability to learn and adapt autonomously
  • Capacity planning skills
  • Natural motivation to integrate multidisciplinary international IT teams, ability to work in a matrix organization of a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills, strong service orientation
  • Good level of English compulsory. French, Spanish, German or Portuguese would be a benefit
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management
  • Project management skills is a plus




This VIE will start as soon as possible for 24 months.

The V.I.E., an international young graduate program, enables young professionals who are less than 28 and European Union nationals to work for a French company in any country of the world. Becoming part of this program means going abroad to carry out a professional assignment for up to 24 months whilst benefiting from social care coverage and an interesting salary which depends on the host country. Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/index.aspx




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