IT Analyst II - Cybersecurity

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Who we are looking for:

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in. We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.


AGCO is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cybersecurity Analyst II to join our dynamic team.  As a Cybersecurity Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and responding to complex cybersecurity threats and incidents. Your expertise will play a critical role in identifying and mitigating advanced threats to AGCO information systems and data environment.  You will work closely with other members of the cybersecurity team to develop and implement effective strategies to achieve our cybersecurity program goals.


What you will do:

  • Investigate and respond to advanced cybersecurity incidents, including malware infections, data breaches, network intrusions, and other security events.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of security alerts and events to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and potential vulnerabilities.
  • Utilize advanced security tools and technologies to detect and prevent security breaches, unauthorized access, and other malicious activities.
  • Perform root cause analysis of security incidents and provide recommendations for remediation and preventive measures.
  • Develop and implement incident response plans, including coordination with other IT teams and external stakeholders, to effectively address security incidents.
  • Work with other teams across the enterprise to determine impact of cybersecurity incidents to the business.
  • Collaborate with other cybersecurity analysts to develop and refine detection rules, signatures, and alerts to enhance the organization's overall threat detection capabilities.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices, and actively participate in knowledge sharing within the team.


What you will bring:

  • 4+ years of relevant cybersecurity experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field.  Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CEH, or GIAC are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience working as a Cybersecurity Analyst or in a similar role, with a focus on incident response and threat analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS/IPS), endpoint protection solutions, SIEM, and vulnerability management tools.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP, malware analysis, and reverse engineering techniques.
  • Experience with log analysis, packet capture analysis, and forensic investigation methodologies.
  • Proficient in scripting and automation using languages such as Python, PowerShell, or Bash.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and frameworks such as GDPR, NIST, and ISO 27001.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex technical issues to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Continuous learner with a proactive approach to staying updated on the latest cybersecurity trends and emerging threats.


What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business, and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.

We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.

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