IT System Administrator

Villepinte, France Köln/Cologne, France Písek, France Odena Barcelona, France Pohořelice, France

The Groupe Financière SNOP Dunois (FSD) is a privately owned major automotive supplier with established relationships to all European OEMs. The group has three divisions and employs over 8,900 colleagues in thirteen countries at 40 production sites and five technical centers. Groupe FSD offers its customers a broad product portfolio, supplying body structure stampings, roll-formed parts and assemblies for cars and commercial vehicles, as well as stamping dies and automatic presses.  

Groupe FSD is modernizing its entire IT landscape to implement the highest-end solutions. These IT solutions are sustained by our “anything as a service” approach which allows us to easily exchange underlying hardware. This extensive project provides the most professional and secure IT landscape and the best available application portfolio for our colleagues and business needs at Groupe FSD. 

To achieve this target, we are re-designing and implementing new server, IT infrastructure and endpoint solutions. Our goal is provide IT solutions for the best user experience possible at Groupe FSD. 

Your contribution in the role of  IT System Administrator III will help us transition to a secure, flexible, scalable “cloud first” landscape that supports our business and provides the best IT solutions for our users.  

We are looking for experienced and dynamic colleagues who are motivated to work in an international team. You will work within the IT team, headquartered in Paris and Cologne, and experts located in our locations across Europe. 



  • Analyze and recommend solutions for business IT equipment and server needs 

  • Determine and formulate technical equipment and server specifications 

  • Strategically source the solutions considering performance, reliability and compatibility 

  • Select the required software and appropriate hardware solutions according to the business need 

  • Test the compatibility and functionality of the defined solution 

  • Write and update the documentation of the operating procedures and instructions  

  • Implement and integrate the solution and train IT colleagues, participate in the technical validation phases during go live 

  • Ensure the security and reliability of the solution in the IT landscape  

  • Manage system resources and user accounts of the system 

  • Analyze and diagnose failures and malfunctions related to hardware or software, provide resolution of malfunction 

  • Ensure continuous maintenance according to technological changes including version upgrades 


Your Profile 

  • 5 years of higher education  

  • At least 4 to 5 years of experience in a similar position 

  • Advanced knowledge in server system administration, data storage and data center 

  • Expertise in Windows, on-premise and cloud Azure 

  • Good knowledge of industrial standard IT solutions  

  • Light travel in country and abroad is expected 

  • Fluent English. German or French is an advantage 



  • Teamwork & Cooperation 

  • Managing & Supporting Change 

  • Prioritizing & Organizing 

  • Effective Communication 

  • Agility & Flexibility 

  • Performance & Result Orientation 

  • Driving Change 

  • Demonstrating Energy and Enthusiasm 

  • Writing Skills 

  • Analytical Thinking