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Data Network Engineer (REMOTE)

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Date: Aug 8, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 52886

Location:  Charlotte, NC or Corning, NY


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

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.


SCOPE/PURPOSE OF POSITION:  Configure and support network devices and solutions to align with Corning’s technology standards and meet the connectivity needs of our businesses.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Serve as network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, etc..  Support network solutions including routing, switching, WAN optimization, load balancing, SDDC and SDWAN in Data Center and DMZ environments. For these services the candidate will be:  

  • Deploying, maintaining, and administering network environments, predominantly those in our datacenters, but at times including those in our distributed sites, including WAN, LAN, network software, hardware, and tools
  • Implement and support Data Center Network LAN distribution, Internet Edge, Cloud Connectivity, and appliances
  • 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
  • Creating, reviewing, updating, and vetting technical functional specification, low-level network solutions design documentation and operations guides/runbooks, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current




  • 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 and/or WAN network functions in a large, enterprise class environment
  • 2+ years supporting large, enterprise class datacenter network environments.



  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network or network security infrastructure devices
  • Solid working knowledge and experience managing network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following – Cisco, Aruba, Arista, Juniper, Palo Alto, Riverbed, F5 Radware, Zscaler, Infoblox, and VeloCloud.
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols, including IPsec, MACsec, HSRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS, 802.x and public/private key encryption
  • Practical knowledge of TACACS, AAA, DDI, 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
  • Experience with SDDC, spine leaf architectures
  • Excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.
  • 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
  • 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.



  • Proficiency in wide area networking (including SDWAN), wireless networking, and industrial Ethernet
  • Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations
  • Experience with Cloud services and connectivity
  • Experience working directly with Cisco data center products, Riverbed, Radware and VeloCloud SDWAN
  • Experience configuring and using monitoring/alerting/forensic tools such as SolarWinds, Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, NNMI, NetBrain, Wireshark.
  • Experience with scripting languages/toolchain automation products such as Python, Ansible, Terraform etc.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including EIGRP, BGP and OSPF
  • Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations
  • 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



  • Up to 30% travel required, generally in North America.
  • May occasionally travel outside NA



If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; and if you are up to the challenge of working for a world-class organization that makes real, profitable advanced materials, then visit Corning’s website at and apply today!



We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte