Senior Manager, Operational Technology Cybersecurity

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Duluth, GA, US

Workplace Type:  Hybrid/Remote

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 looking for a highly motivated, extensively experienced Cybersecurity Senior Manager of Operational Technologies, to protect our manufacturing facilities. In this role you will be tasked with ensuring the protection of our many global manufacturing sites and technologies from current and emerging cybersecurity threats. You will work with many other business functions to achieve a good balance of security vs. productivity.


The role of Senior Manager Operational Technology, Cybersecurity is to lead the development and execution of AGCO’s OT security strategy. This critical role will be responsible for building and leading the global OT security function, defining a comprehensive roadmap, and driving the design and implementation of robust security controls for our operational technology assets.


What you will do:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive global OT Security strategy for AGCO, aligning with the organization’s overall objective.
  • Establish and build the global OT security function.
  • Create and maintain a forward looking 1,3, 5-year OT security roadmap, identifying key milestones and initiatives to enhance security posture.
  • Spearhead the design and implementation of robust network segmentation, monitoring, and security controls, ensuring the protection of critical operational technology assets.
  • Conduct quantitative risk analysis to identify vulnerabilities, prioritize mitigation efforts, and optimize resource allocation for maximum impact.
  • Strike a harmonious balance between OT security requirements and operational and business needs of the manufacturing ecosystem.
  • Proactively monitor and stay abreast of advancements in OT technology and emerging threats, taking proactive measures to safeguard AGCO’s future safety.
  • Collaborate closely with senior leaders across multiple business functions globally to align OT security goals with overarching organizational objectives.
  • Provide regular progress reports to senior leadership, conveying the current state of OT initiatives and day-to-day activities.


What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or equivalent academic
  • 9-14 years of OT cybersecurity experience within a manufacturing environment or Critical Industry
  • Experience designing and implementing: ICS, SCADA< IIoT, PCN, PLC, RTU, DCS, MES, HMI, Historians, Firewalls, OT Remote access technologies.
  • Extensive experience with regulatory and compliance frameworks such as: NERC, CIP, NIST, ISO, GDPR etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and outcome-oriented thinking.


A plus if you have:

  • Industry approved training or certifications such as SANS courses, GCIP, GICSP, GRID, CSSA


Travel Required:

  • Up to 50% with willingness to travel to our globally diverse manufacturing sites.


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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