Data Network Engineer

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Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62691


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


  • Serve as network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, and expert operational support
  • Test, implement, document and support network solutions including LAN, WAN, cloud.  For these services the candidate will be:
    • Documenting technical requirements as part of overall network solutions design and development effort
    • Creating, reviewing and/or vetting technical functional specifications and low-level network solutions design documentation, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current
    • Assisting with implementation of upgrades and enhancements to WAN services, including communications, preparation of documentation and training
    • Maintaining and administering solutions and related environments including software, hardware, and tools
    • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
    • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
    • Participating in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don’t recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions



  • 4-year degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • 5+ years of experience analyzing requirements for implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting network devices/functions/tools/processes in a large enterprise or Telecommunications environment
  • 3+ years performing Data Center or WAN network functions in a large enterprise environment



    • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network or network security devices
    • Deep current experience with network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following – Cisco, Aruba, Arista, Juniper, Palo Alto, CheckPoint, ZScaler, Infoblox, BlueCat, VeloCloud, Versa, SilverPeak and IoT
    • Practical knowledge of TACACS, AAA, IPSEC, 802.x, and public/private key encryption
    • Understanding of and practical knowledge of approaches to network security including packet filtering, access lists, firewalls, WAF, IDS, DDoS mitigation techniques
    • Excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.
    • Must have good grasp on contemporary and emerging technologies/strategies and the application to enterprise.
    • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
    • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
    • Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools
    • Successfully navigate within teams across multiple initiatives, spanning various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
    • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
    • Must be willing to be on call available for after-hours support and an on-call rotation as defined by the team for any of the position responsibilities listed above.



  • Experience working directly with Cisco data center products, Radware and VeloCloud SDWAN
  • 2+ years supporting large, enterprise class datacenter network environments
  • Experience working directly with Cisco, Radware and VMware’s VeloCloud SDWAN
  • Experience configuring and using monitoring/alerting/forensic tools such as Auvik, Observian, Nagios, SolarWinds, Splunk, Cisco Prime, NNMI, NetBrain etc.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including BGP and OSPF
  • Understanding of pertinent frameworks, including ITIL, NIST and COBIT
  • Experience with Cloud services and connectivity
  • Experience with scripting languages/toolchain automation products such as Python, Ansible, etc.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including BGP and OSPF
  • Understanding of pertinent IT frameworks, including ITIL, CMMI and COBIT
  • Knowledge of network security
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A genuine passion for building systems that are simple and work well
  • CCNA or higher Cisco Certification


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