Enterprise Network Architect

Information Technology
064165 Requisition #
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Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft®, Brawny®, and Dixie® on retail shelves and enMotion® towels, Compact® bath tissue and SmartStock® cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit www.gp.com.

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As an Enterprise Network Architect, you will primarily be responsible for developing and maintaining a clear vision and strategy for Network related technologies at Georgia-Pacific.  You will collaborate with colleagues and peers in GP, KBS, and other Koch Industries companies to ensure overall alignment with Koch Industries vision and goals. 
LOCATION: Atlanta base but open for remote.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

A strong performer in this role will effectively apply our culture and MBM® management philosophy to excel at:


  • Develop and maintain Network Architecture vision, goals, and principles.  Work closely with other GP and KBS architects to ensure an integrated vision and strategy that meets GP business needs.
  • Maintain standards and roadmaps for technologies and service areas for GP Network infrastructure.
  • Scope includes Network (WAN/LAN/Wireless/Firewalls), Phone/Voice, and related technologies.
  • Drive technology thought leadership to support business strategies by working with key business and manufacturing IT leaders, 3rd party providers, and industry contacts.
  • Research, analyze and communicate emerging technology capabilities, architecture trends and how they impact the GP environment.
  • Manage a technical review of projects to ensure adherence to standards and strategic direction.
  • Demonstrate economic thinking and understanding of financial impacts of investment proposals.
  • Guide experiments with new technologies to assess fit, value and timing for implementation in the GP environment.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of technology leadership, architecture, or consulting experience.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in network operations and support.    

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or relative field.
  • Some knowledge of GP organization and business.
  • Ability to operate independently.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills – ability to develop positive relationships and resolve conflicts.

  • Experience developing enterprise architecture, technical vision, and strategy.

  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment, including process control or engineering.

  • Experience supporting a large enterprise network environment.


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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