The AGCO Acceleration Center is looking for a highly talented Cybersecurity intern to join our team at the Research Park for the Spring & Summer 2020. This person will work closely with the FUSE team in Champaign, IL and assist the team in understanding the state of cybersecurity within the agricultural industry, hacking our products to find vulnerabilities, and provide security guidelines for new products.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist increasing our security posture:

Start basis of whitepaper cataloging the state of cybersecurity in agriculture.

Find vulnerabilities in our connected systems, using a variety of penetration testing techniques.

Write disclosure reports for found vlns

Provide security guidelines for development of new products

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Curiosity, hackers mindset

Understanding penetration/red team techniques for websites, ethernet, ssh, ftp, scp

Linux knowledge

Preferably have some CAN , SDR, or RF related experience

Preferably have some experience hacking embedded devices

Preferably have experience with hacking, ctfs or similar ventures


Degree program on cybersecurity or computer science

Experience hacking, participating in CTF’s

Must be registered as a full-time student

Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis

Additional Details:

This is a paid, part-time internship for Spring 2020 and full-time internship for Summer 2020 at the AGCO Acceleration Center in the University of Illinois’ Research Park. Students are required to work 10-20 hours a week on-site at our office in Research Park in the Spring and 35-40 hours a week on-site at our office in Research Park in the Summer.


AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a Fortune 500 corporation offering solutions across the agriculture chain with a complete product portfolio. Our grain and protein brands include GSI, Cimbria, AP, Cumberland and Tecno – global manufacturers of grain systems, seed processing, and swine and poultry production equipment. We are dedicated to protecting every acre, every harvest and every animal in our customers’ care. By doing this, we help advance agriculture in developing countries and around the world.


Fuse® is the leading global innovator of open smart farming solutions, operated by AGCO Corp. Fuse acts as AGCO’s hub for innovation between the core brands, as an entry point for global technology partnering, and as the open platform that brings the innovation of the broader ag tech market together-all for AGCO customers’ benefit.

Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana
Job Segment: Intern, Agricultural, Engineer, Cyber Security, Security, Entry Level, Agriculture, Engineering

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