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Requisition ID:  74076

Senior Windows Systems Architect

Dalton, Georgia, United States



Are you looking for more?

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.



What we need:


As the Senior Windows Systems Architect, you will be the chief architect and strategist for our Windows ecosystem. You will lead in the development, planning, and execution of high-impact projects, setting the technological direction and ensuring our Windows systems are cutting-edge, scalable, and aligned with the company's long-term goals.


What you’ll do:


Strategic Leadership and Vision:

  • Develop and communicate the strategic vision for the Windows systems architecture.
  • Define and execute plans for system enhancement and future technology adoption.
  • Drive innovation, research, and implementation of emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders and management.

System Architecture and Design:

  • Lead the design and implementation of advanced Windows server solutions that align with business objectives.
  • Oversee the deployment and management of critical Windows server technologies.
  • Develop and enforce architectural standards and design principles.

Infrastructure Optimization:

  • Ensure the highest level of availability, reliability, and performance for the Windows server environment.
  • Implement advanced monitoring and analytics to proactively address issues.
  • Continuously optimize Windows server environments for performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency.
  • Work with vendors to ensure maintenance coverage for all relevant servers and equipment.

Security and Compliance Strategy:

  • Establish and enforce stringent security measures and ensure adherence to compliance standards.
  • Proactively assess and mitigate security risks.
  • Define and oversee comprehensive security strategies and compliance frameworks.
  • Collaborate with security teams to safeguard the Windows ecosystem.
  • System maintenance including patching using (Ivanti Security Controls.), upgrades, operating system fix installs, operating system upgrades and reboots.

Incident Resolution and Problem Solving:

  • Provide expert-level technical support for Windows-related issues and complex incidents.
  • Lead the resolution of intricate problems in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Act as the ultimate technical authority in resolving complex issues and incidents.
  • Implement advanced troubleshooting methods and root-cause analysis.

Documentation and Best Practices:

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of system configurations, standards, and best practices.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by defining and promoting industry best practices.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of system configurations, standards, and best practices.

Team Leadership and Mentorship:

  • Lead and mentor a team of system engineers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and share knowledge within the organization.

Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation:

  • Create and oversee comprehensive disaster recovery plans for Windows environments, including failover, backup, and data restoration strategies.
  • Ensure business continuity in the event of disruptions or disasters.


  • Handle tasks/projects independently and complete within given timelines.
  • Participate in on-call rotation as needed and address issues during off hours.


What you have:


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical and/or related field required
  • At least 6+ years of experience in system engineering and management.
  • MCSA required, MCSE preferred.
  • Expertise in multiple versions of Microsoft Windows Server.
  • Expertise in configuring Microsoft Clustering.
  • Experience with Ivanti Security Controls
  • Experience with supporting Microsoft Windows Server VMs running in a VMWare environment.
  • Practical experience with OS operation, upgrades and security patching
  • Networking experience with the suite of TCP/IP, IP routing, NAT, firewalls
  • Experience with network services like DNS and LDAP and HTTP proxies
  • Experience with print servers
  • Experience with file servers and DFS
  • Good understanding of IT security, OS hardening
  • Experience in script programming a plus
  • Experience with Public cloud a plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving, strategic thinking, and communication skills.


What you’re good at:


  • Ability to articulate technical issues and terms to business teams in simple terms. 
  • Ability to analyze and optimize technical system solutions
  • Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to advance project timelines and meet deliverable dates
  • Ability to work with team across the board and achieve desired results.
  • Ability to lift, shift simple and heavy devices as required and perform cabling when 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, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, 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, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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