Team Lead, Penetration Testing

Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Team Lead, Penetration Testing

(Hybrid or 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 Corp has an exciting opportunity for a high-impact Team Lead, Penetration Testing to join its IT team in Hesston, KS or Remotely.

In the role of Team Lead, Penetration Testing the incumbent will lead a team that is primarily responsible for following penetration test strategies for our agricultural products, including connected-vehicle hardware, web & mobile apps.  


What you will do:

  • Primarily responsible for following penetration test strategies for on-vehicle or off-vehicle agricultural products we create.  This ranges from connected-vehicle hardware to web & mobile apps. 
  • Hire targeted roles to completed build-up of internal team. 
  • Perform yearly goal-setting and performance reviews with team. 
  • Mentor team members. 
  • Research & design new tools and methodologies to find vulnerabilities in embedded systems on our connected smart vehicles, or mobile and web apps. 
  • Develop test methodologies, strategies, and plans for our products. 
  • Coordinate testing and remediation with product development and deployment teams​ 
  • Report to senior leadership. 


What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical engineering or equivalent (or 4 additional years of relevant experience in lieu of degree) 
  • 5+ years of relevant cybersecurity experience/penetration testing 
  • 1+ years of experience leading or building teams 


A plus if you have:

  • Preferred: Sec+, CEH, EJPT, GIAC, GPEN, Pentest+, CND, AWS or other cloud certs
  • Working experience exploiting OWASP Top 10/ OWASP IoT Top 10 / CWE Top 25 vulnerabilities. 
  • Working experience with common Pen. Testing methodologies and tools for either IoT/Connected vehicles, or web and mobile apps. 


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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