System Administrator

Amarante, Portugal

For our IT Department at Fischer Connectors, we are looking for a System Administrator to support the assigned facility and its users in the daily operations, in terms of local network and hardware/software systems.




  • Level 1 and 2 IT support
  • Monitoring and daily checks on systems
  • Deal with hardware and software incidents: diagnose the nature and origin of incidents and implement corrective measures
  • Support users for MS Office or other PC topics
  • Desktop/Laptop setup and distribution
  • Network configuration, troubleshooting and support
  • Work with various IT stakeholders to provide solutions to user issues
  • Keep IT management up to date with local and system changes
  • Manage priorities according to criticality and business impact
  • System administration tasks:
    • Administer the IS: management and assurance of the proper functioning of the hardware and software park
    • Servers: AD, file, application, network and telecoms, mailbox, VPN, app. trades and Windows
    • Backup and restore systems
    • Supervision of systems and VOIP telephony
    • Manage user access rights
    • Document procedures related to information systems
    • Optimization of IT environment performance
    • Ensure a technology watch and continuous training of the latest IT tools
    • Manage IT projects




  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  • 3+ years of experience as Support Technician
  • Solid experience with operating systems, hardware and printing
  • Solid experience with Office and other Desktop Apps (Office 365, Desktop OS, Desktop E-mail)
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP networks, including Firewall, VPN and Routing Protocols and other complementary ones (DHCP, DNS, FTP, NTP, SIP, etc);
  • Familiarity with IP-based VOICE solutions and their protocols
  • Experience with Windows Server management and Active Directory
  • Experience with VMWare management (Vsphere, Esxi, etc.)




  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and understanding of when to escalate issues
  • Good problem solving/analytical skills and ability to learn new areas or skills quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work well within a team
  • High level of initiative as well as a goal-orientated and structured working method
  • Motivation and ability to work in an international environment
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Fluent spoken and written English is a must
  • French speaking skills is a plus

Are you up to the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter).

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