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IT System Administrator II - Hosting Engineer

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit for more information.

IT Systems Administrator II – Hosting Engineer

Hybrid Working – 2 days in office (Stoneleigh) Flexible
Job Summary

The IT Systems 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.


Job Responsibilities

  •  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
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in supporting opportunity and business case development, business process re-engineering, organizational change management, transition planning, system development lifecycles, program/project management and fielding of business applications in a large scale enterprise with complex organizational and IT structures.
  • Cloud technology experience


Minimum Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s Degree or time served equivalent experience.
  • Windows Server 2003 – 2019– Installation, Operations, and Support
  •  VMWare ESX 5.5-7.x - Installation, Operations, and Support (Advanced)
  • Active Directory 
  • Datacenter Operations and Planning
  • Windows Certifications advantageous
  • Enterprise Backup Solutions
  • Server Hardware Installation & Configuration
  • Enterprise Storage Solutions

We offer the following benefits: 
- Basic salary:  Competitive

- A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (7%)

- Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)

- Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members

- 26 days holidays + statutory holidays

- Holiday trading

- Retail discount portal

- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family

- On-site parking

- On-site restaurant 


Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!



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