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Title:  Cloud Architect

Requisition ID:  12458-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  No Travel Required

The goal of the Cloud Architect at GPI is to manage our company's cloud architecture and position in cloud environments. You will play a strategic role in maintaining all cloud systems including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, automation, security, governance and management networks.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud. You should have a positive attitude and excellent communication skills to effectively share your knowledge.

How you will support GPI – Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development of a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, software and cloud spend
  • Develop and organize cloud systems
  • Work closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud strategy and privacy
  • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner
  • Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application transfers into the cloud
  • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company
  • Orchestrate/automate cloud-based systems within the company private/public clouds
  • Familiar with SCM (Software Config Management) tools, like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.
  • Design/deploy/manage cloud-based services, along with implementing of geographically redundant services
  • Documenting and educate internal teams on the deployment/implementation of new and existing cloud-based initiatives, providing training as required


Required Skills:

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years' experience designing, executing, and supporting IT cloud solutions, with a focus on Azure Cloud.
  • 3 years with infrastructure as code automation.

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience working with Cisco physical/virtual firewalls, switches, routers, F5/Azure load balancers
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps processes and techniques
  • Experience with API, REST-ful services, JSON, XML
  • Experience working with PaaS Web Apps/Functions, PaaS Endpoints (focus on Azure services & functions)
  • Familiar with SCM (Software Config Management) tools, like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc
  • Strong networking skills, including networking and internet protocols (TCP-IP/OSI Protocol Model, DNS, HTTP, routing, distributed networks, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends
  • Positive attitude and a strong commitment to delivering quality work
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to properly articulate complicated cloud reports to management and other IT development partners

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care, and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 19,000 employees working in more than 80 locations in North and South America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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