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Requisition ID:  36107

Systems Development Lead


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At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more and technology is a key factor in making more happen – 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.




Technical expertise usually as a member of a project team in the design and development of business applications. 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 introducing 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, third-party tools, client server-based tools, and comparable applications. May have responsibility for all technical phases of a project and regularly audits experienced team members. Leads junior team members by providing direction on the development and maintenance of new or existing business systems.

  • Oversees major applications integration efforts, including 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 regarding the interface/integration of supported systems with the rest of the application portfolio; examines how the supported applications can best serve business functions; recognizes the impact on proposed application 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.
  • Develops, documents, and maintains best practices, project standards, procedures, application, quality objectives, and "lessons learned," including metrics for assessing progress; ensures that applications systems developed in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies 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 an assigned project team to meet project milestones; Proactively reviews and interprets performance against operating plans and standards; provides information and reports to subordinates on an interpretation of results and approves changes in plans; presents reports on project performance, modifications, enhancements, scope variations, and other related matters and/or participates in crucial management activities and committees advising project sponsors or senior management accordingly
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, or related discipline with an information technology focus. Masters 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.
  • 10+ years experience with Java/J2EE, Oracle PL/SQL programming, Spring Framework  REST Web-Services, Angular, React, JSP, HTML5, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery and Ajax HTML, Object-Oriented design & analysis, and mentoring associates/colleagues.
  • 8+ years of job-specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement. Experience must include
  • 6+ years experience with web-based or client-server systems (Java, Rest web services, Angular, Spring framework, Oracle).
  • 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 projects and determine resources needed to meet objectives.



  • 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 to work effectively in a diverse workgroup, achieve results through team efforts, and the desire and ability to motivate, persuade, and direct others' activities. 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 and render the right decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety, and ensure adherence to the Corporate Code of Conduct.

Associates Supervised:

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


Normal Office Environment

Occasional Travel


EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled




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.