Business Site US-GA-DALTON
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    Job Group
    Information Services
  • Overview


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


    Provide advanced security services for a large, geographically dispersed business enterprise by ensuring the secure operation of in-house computer systems, servers and network connections.  Identify and resolve potential security breaches and vulnerabilities.

    • Review and design network and system security architectures.
    • Ensure acceptable best practices for IS security are identified and integrated into network and system designs and implementations
    • Maintain and configure security systems, e.g. network and host based Intrusion Prevention Systems, firewalls, VPN connections, antivirus & malware protection, password vaults, user authentication, security logs, malicious code defense, encryption, vulnerability scanning and other security technologies.
    • Must have certified expertise in Firewalls, Security, Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Azure or, Cisco Routing and Switch networking.
    • Develop security and authentication standards and policies working with network, operations and applications engineers to ensure proper implementation.
    • Make recommendations to management on new security hardware, software or related tools.
    • Assist in evaluating, planning and implementing new security systems, tools, processes or procedures.
    • Assist in the development, maintenance and training of all IS security administrators.
    • Interact with business customers of IS services with a high degree of tact and diplomacy to promote a positive image of the IS department.
    • Use verbal and written communications to demonstrate a customer-focused attitude when dealing with customers.
    • Escalate security related issues as appropriate to the attention of IS Management to avoid or minimize business impact.
    • Provide 3rd level support resolving security problems that are especially difficult to diagnose, such as intermittent problems or those problems involving advanced networking issues.
    • Maintain competency and enhance professional growth and development through networking, trade publications, continuing education and conferences.
    • Maintain a current knowledge of advances in security administration and advise IS Management of cost-effective improvements in security policy, procedure and software.
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    Certifications and education required:


    • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a technology or business related discipline or an Associate’s Degree in a technology or business related discipline and at least 6 years IS security experience.
    • SSCP, GIAC or CISSP security certification is desired. Project management skills are considered a plus.
    • Must have a technical knowledge of advanced PC diagnostics and advanced networking. Security +, MCSE or CCNA / CCNP certification is required
    • In-depth technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments.
    • At least 4 years security related experience including prior vulnerability testing and firewall administration (Cisco Firepower or Palo Alto administration a PLUS)
    • Advanced PC diagnostics and troubleshooting.
    • Advanced networking experience.
    • Must have project experience.
    • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities.
    • Must work well in a team-oriented environment.
    • Must be customer-focused and intent upon providing quality service for the business client.
    • Must pay very close attention to detail.
    • Must have very good phone etiquette.
    • Must be capable of mentoring junior staff members.


    • 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.
    • 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 required to act in senior role, providing task related advice and direction to junior team members


    Normal Office Environment

    Occasional Travel


    EOE 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, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, 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.





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