SR. SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Mohawk Industries

SR. SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

CALHOUN, GA

Are you Mohawk Material? We’re the biggest and the best flooring company in the world, and we are looking for the best SR. SYSTEMS SPECIALIST Professionals to support our continued growth! At Mohawk there are always opportunities for high performing SR. SYSTEMS SPECIALIST Professionals to excel! Are you the best? If so show us what you are made of and come build your career with us!

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering or related discipline with an information technology focus. MBA preferred or an equivalent combination of education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, and

  • In-depth technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments.

  • 8+ years job specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement. Experience must include…

  • - 5+ years experience with client /server-based systems (Microsoft Technologies ASP, ASP.NET, C#.NET, VB.NET, VB , IIS, SQL Server, MS Access, DHTML etc.).

  • - 3+ years experience with application development using Sitecore 7.0+

  • - Prior work experience in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity a plus

  • - Proficient using PC, Internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Project 98, etc.

  • - Demonstrated experience and understanding of system development life cycle, dynamics of applications development projects, Information Technology practices and methods.

  • -Demonstrated experience and broad knowledge of the principles, techniques and methodology of project management, quality management, and change management. Experience organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation, involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors; ability to analyze project and determine resources needed to meet objectives.

Competencies:

  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers

  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport persuades others, and gains understanding

  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, to stimulate, market and sell new ideas within the organization.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group, to achieve results through team efforts, and the desire and ability to motivate, persuade and direct the activities of others.

  • Ability to manage/implement projects and contributes to concept development, and ability to identify, analyze and resolve business issues through solution-oriented projects

  • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.

 

Associates Supervised:

Temporary indirect reporting relationships may exist while working as Project lead. May be require to act in senior role, providing task related advise and direction to junior team members

Responsibilities

Provides technical expertise usually as a member of a project team, in the analysis, design and development of business applications. Applies broad knowledge of various technical functions to develop requirements and specifications for new and existing application systems; accurately anticipates organizational impact, understands the procedures and expected system performance associated with the introduction of new technologies; and seeks ways to collaborate with other IS colleagues to facilitate systems integration and transitions. Projects are of significant complexity and require considerable experience in managing/leading large-scale development efforts. Oversees technical development or enhancement projects from concept to implementation using solutions in a multi-platform environment, including object- oriented applications, languages and third party tools, client server based tools and comparable applications. May have responsibility for all technical phases of a project and regularly audits the progress of less experienced team members. Leads junior team members by providing direction on the development and maintenance of new or existing business systems.

  • Works with IS colleagues and project sponsors/customers to determine the long-term application architecture and strategy.

  • Oversees major applications integration efforts, this includes but is not limited to: designs, codes, tests, installs and supports complex, integrated applications systems; guides the customization, implementation and support of purchased package applications.

  • Analyzes and provides technical advice and direction with regarding the interface/integrate of supported systems with the rest of the application portfolio; analyzes how the supported applications can best serve business functions; recognizes the impact to the business of proposed applications changes and advises IS colleagues accordingly. Serves as the primary on-call support person; troubleshoots and performs, directs and/or facilitates the action steps required to resolve complex cross application problems/abends.

  • Interacts with customers, Business Process Specialist and vendors to quantify system requirements, and coordinate system and integration testing, migration and roll-out; Identifies, evaluates and recommends alternative technical solutions for best fit to business, oversees the initial pilot and recommends guidelines and standards for use.

  • Develops, documents and maintains best practices, project standards, procedures, application, quality objectives and “lessons learned”, including metrics for assessing progress; ensures that applications systems are developed in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices.

  • Serves as Project Manager or participates on project teams serving as an IT technical expert on strategic long-range and highly complex projects that span the organization, crossing business unit boundaries; as a project manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activities of assigned project team to meet project milestones; Proactively reviews and interprets performance against operating plans and standards; provides information and reports to subordinates on interpretation of results and approves changes in plans; presents reports on project performance, changes, enhancements, scope variations, and other related matters and/or participates in key management activities and committees advising project sponsors or senior management accordingly

  • Performs other duties as required

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, Unilin and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia and the United States.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.