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Title:  Sr Manager, Global IT Technical Operations

Requisition ID:  16080-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  No Travel Required


Reporting to the Director, Global Infrastructure, Operations & Service Management, the Sr. Manager for Global Infrastructure Technical Operations will be responsible for

  • Oversight of production operations delivery across multi-supplier service lines, across Global IT
  • Manage continuous improvement process of production operations service delivery
  • Accountability across Global IT for the governance of critical Incident & Problem resolution
  • Enforce the policies and processes across Global IT for production affecting Change Control and Configuration Management
  • Management of the leveraged team that provides the 7x24 support for the Central Help Desk, as well as oversight of any other regional, local or language specific GPI’s IT Help Desks.
  • Structure the Help Desk to be an effective and efficient global mechanism by supporting transition to ITIL processes, reporting, metrics and communication while also providing help desk coverage.
  • Responsible for monitoring metrics and trending for actionable patterns including pushing knowledge base articles to the Global Help Desk to allow remote incident remediation where applicable
  • Define and implement monitoring standards for hosted infrastructure. This includes but is not limited to system resource utilization, database performance metrics, vulnerabilities and uptime against established SLA
  • Drive process improvement to continually improve service and customer delight


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Monitoring, assessment and demand forecasting of all facets of IT services and end-user computing such as file, print, and application services including storage, and backup, network services including voice, video, data, and mobile computing.
  • Collaborate with engineering management teams to ensure proper deployment and monitoring of new technologies and cloud enablement.
  • Extend current operations management governance model to a global footprint in partnership with other IT leaders in the organization.
  • Ensure the most effective resources in Global IT are aligned in the restoration of Severity 1& 2 business services
  • Drive corrective action process & reporting for continuous improvement
  • Manage global outsourced providers, Managed Service Providers and their performance supporting Infrastructure operations
  • Lead root cause analysis, future prevention / risk mitigation on critical incidents
  • Responsible for the delivery execution and adherence to the process for Incident & Problem management Global Incident and Problem Management Processes
  • Establish and maintain an effective notification and escalation process
  • Demonstrated technical leadership of Linux, MS, and Network Support Teams in a 24×7 environment
  • Proven experience leading in a managed services environment while implementing ITIL framework
  • Over five years demonstrated experience as a technical lead working with Enterprise Data Center technologies including Physical servers, virtualization technologies, SAN/Storage Arrays, Data Protection platforms, Cloud Solutions, and Identity Management services
  • Demonstrated experience as a technical lead working with Microsoft Workspace technologies including Active Directory Domain Services, SCCM, Office 365, and Azure cloud services
  • Understanding of remote monitoring and management systems, such as Microsoft System Center Suite, SolarWinds, ServiceNow or JAMF.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of management including C-Suite leadership
  • Strong technical and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to serve as an escalation point for team members
  • Engage third level support and vendor system engineers as necessary to participate in problem response and root cause determination
  • Accurately assess business impact & create action plans for remediation of infrastructure related events
  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities and set direction for timely resolution - simplify infrastructure wherever possible



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study, or equivalent work experience
  • 15 years of experience in working across and in an IT Services organization
  • Strong knowledge of compliance and validation within an effective and secure desktop solution based on GPI’s needs
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in ITIL or like methodology of Change, Incident & Problem management
  • 7-10 years of experience in managing a Global IT Service organization
  • Strong communication skills with the next level of leadership
  • Ability to work in a virtual team environment across global time zones
  • Ability to pull and analyze data for helping drive continual operational improvement
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment desired

Extensive knowledge of a heterogeneous IT environment including multi-vendors


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 18,000 employees working in more than 70 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 www.graphicpkg.com.

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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