IT Systems Administrator

Amarante, Portugal


Founded in 1954, Fischer Connectors designs, develops and deploys end-to-end interconnect solutions for ecosystems requiring local transfer and management of data, signals and power. Its tailored electronic solutions, connectors and cable assemblies are trusted globally for their reliability in demanding environments.


Fischer Connectors is part of Conextivity Group. With nearly 600 people worldwide, four R&D centers and six manufacturing sites, the Swiss-headquartered technology group offers high-performance connectivity solutions that manage power and data flows seamlessly from sensors and devices to the cloud, enabling the emergence of new and scalable ecosystems. Conextivity comprises two core business activities: Fischer Connectors and Wearin’.


For our new Plant in Amarante, near Oporto, Portugal, we are looking for an IT Systems Administrator to support the daily operations of the Group networks and IT hardware and software systems connected to it. This role encompasses problem solving but also proposing solutions aligned to business needs and their implementation. You will be responsible of installing, configuring and operating IT infrastructures for our Group, managing the company’s computer equipment and the configuration and use of the network and telecommunications. You will improve the performance of the systems and guarantee IT security. 




Provide IT support to users at levels 1, 2 and 3 for the entire Group (Saint-Prex and subsidiaries) 

  • Handle and prioritize hardware & software incidents and user requests, in coordination with the IT Team 
  • Management of the ticketing system: implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement 


IS administration: managing and ensuring proper functioning of hardware and software 

  • Servers: AD, file, application, network and telecom, Mailbox, VPN, business and Windows applications 
  • Backup and systems restoring. Supervision of systems and VOIP telephony 
  • Network Configuration, Troubleshooting and Support 
  • Manage user access rights 
  • Document procedures related to information systems 
  • Optimize the performance of computer environments 
  • Ensure technology watch and continuous training of the latest IT tools 

Manage IT Projects 

  • Business needs analysis, solution study and proposal, implementation, users training and documentation creation 

 Management of the IT infrastructure life cycle 

  • Purchase, order tracking, installation, configuration, monitoring, obsolescence at best conditions 


  • Optimize company security at all times and keep systems up to date 

Apprentice training and supervision 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology 
  • 3+ years of experience as Support Technician 
  • Proven experience in installing and updating hardware 
  • Proven experience in administration and deployment of Microsoft systems and software: Server, Client, AD, WSUS, Office 365 
  • Proven experience in management of the Vmware virtualization environment: Vsphere, Esxi, VM settings 
  • Good programming skills: Powershell, VB script, batch 
  • Advanced network skills: Firewall, Switch, VPN 
  • Management, administration, and use of ticketing tools 



  • Fluent in spoken and written English (Mandatory) 
  • French speaking skills  
  • Autonomous 
  • Service mindset 
  • Ability to manage projects (alone or in a team) 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent communication skills to train and assist users and the IT apprentice 
  • Willingness to travel occasionally 

Are you up to the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter). please Reply with the following reference FC2022/017

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