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John Deere OT Cyber Security Senior Engineer in Saltillo, Mexico

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Title: OT Cyber Security Senior Engineer

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Saltillo, Coahuila - Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila - Monterrey, Nuevo León

Function: Manufacturing Engineering

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities

  • Employs demonstrated knowledge and experience in Industrial Control Systems to support the implementation of the enterprise Operation Technology (OT) Cybersecurity strategy.

  • Provides technical expertise in OT by identifying and communicating security requirements from the manufacturing operations to other IT and OT Security teams.

  • Defines and manages the enterprise OT Security applications around backups, vulnerabilities resolution and asset inventory.

  • Support No Asset Left Behind (NALB) Advanced implementations by providing guidance and tools to reduce implementation time.

  • Guide Factory groups globally through cyber security alerts and Cyber threats / work with factory contacts

  • Work with the Manufacturing Technologies Team to define the Cyber Security Components of the Mfg Tech Stack

What Skills You Need

  • Background in Engineering (Manufacturing, Factory Automation, Controls or IT).

  • +5 Years of experience in OT devices process integration and implementation (PLCs, Robots, Torque Tools, CNC, Laser Machines).

  • Proven Knowledge in Industrial Control communication protocols (EthernetIP, Profinet, MQTT, OPC UA, OPC DA).

  • Excellent communications skills as well as internal collaboration and relationship building skills

  • Fluency in English; written, verbal and comprehension

  • Experience in delivering support, teaching and mentoring others, ability to create, manage, execute test plan

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Understanding of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and knowledge in the OT Cybersecurity space: Vulnerabilities, Advisories; CVSS.

  • Experience in OT Devices backup, configuration and programming tools (Studio 5000, RsLogix, Tia Portal, Asset Centre)

  • Experience in Factory Automation and Manufacturing solutions (Ignition, JDAAT, AMES, Kepware,

  • Strong desire to drive a cultural change within John Deere


Bachelor´s degree related to field or equivalent experience.

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.