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Hosting Engineer

Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Hesston, KS, US

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.


The Hosting Engineer position is responsible for providing a single point of accountability to deliver IT solutions/services, provides people leadership on IT engagement processes, provides thought leadership on strategic direction (business & IT), and provides results leadership that ensures successful delivery of IT solutions & services (including support).  This includes working with stakeholders and to ensure that systems are documented/delivered appropriately, directing technical architecture of solutions, and standardizing and improving team processes and procedures.


What You Will Do:

  • Work in multiple geographies, ensuring processes are implemented, enhanced, and supported and aligned with both IT and business leaders’ requirements and expectations within the defined functional stream.
  • Recommend and prepare documentation on best practices, business procedures, reporting, configuration, and master data maintenance that can be handled by the helpdesk, super user or second level IT support organizations.
  • Participate in execution of tasks to achieve scope, schedule, financial, and quality commitments.
  • Participate in the assessment of the technical and economic feasibility of proposed analytical solutions and provides appropriate recommendations based on industry trends, internal benchmarking, and vendor relationships.
  • Contribute to establishing service metrics and monitoring the system for performance, availability, resource productivity, quality of deliverables, service and license management. 
  • Provide technical guidance to coach and mentor junior staff to build technical expertise and share knowledge. 
  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security.  Follow established governance processes & standards


What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Windows Server 2003 – 2022– Installation, Operations, and Support
  • VMWare ESX 5.5-8.x - Installation, Operations, and Support (Advanced)
  • Active directory and datacenter operations and planning experience
  •  Enterprise Backup Solutions, Enterprise Storage Solutions, Server Hardware (Dell, Cisco) and Installation & Configuration
  • Windows Certification and cloud technology experience


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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