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Linux Client Computer & IT Endpoint Management Specialist

Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  1696

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry.

Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility

developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and

create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.


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.


Our IT Department - Group Information Systems (GIS) is looking for a Linux Client Computer & IT Endpoint Management Specialist (m/f) to be based in Santa Maria da Feira, Porto (Portugal).


As a member of the Engineering IT Systems Technical Integration & Operations Services team, you will manage projects and provide L3 support and define standards in Faurecia´s IT Client and Desktop Management System (DTMS) environment. You will work together closely with other central and local teams in developing and delivering IT endpoint solutions.


Your main missions are to:

  • Be in charge of Client OS and software applications deployment automation and fine tuning
  • Review, test and validate Client Hardware
  • Review, test and validate Software Applications and Packages
  • Drive or participate in the study phase and evolution of new technologies and systems
  • Ensure standards and best practices are understood and followed in this domain
  • Create and maintain documentation and provide L3 support
  • Perform training for local and central IT operations teams
  • Participate and contribute to projects of other IT departments

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in IT Infrastructure or Systems (or equivalent qualification)
  • Minimum 2-3 years as a Linux expert preferably in a large organization

You can demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ability to manage projects, work on own initiative and as part of the team
  • Competencies or special know-how in:
    • Good understanding of IT Infrastructure core services (AD, Networking, Security)
    • Excellent knowledge of Linux OS Distributions (preffered: Debian (Ubuntu) and/or Redhat) integrated in MS AD, setting up OS & SW from scratch for automated installation
    • Good knowledge of Linux Scripting e.g. Shell, Python
    • Exierence in user selfservice & automation, i.e. Ansible, Chef, Puppet would be benificial  
    • Server repositories management: creation/update, test and segregation (YUM, APT)
    • Creation of new software packages (e.g. RPM/DEB) according to Faurecia specifications and requirements
    • Experience with Desktop Management Solutions (i.e. Ivanti, MS SCCM)
    • Good troubleshooting and communication skills
    • Additional working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server and Windows Client Operating Systems would be benificial
    • Extensive background in endpoint technologies (Hardware & Software) would be benificial
  • Proficiency in English language: oral and written
  • Ability to communicate and work in an international and in a multicultural environment
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