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IT Senior Software Engineer, Value Acceleration - REMOTE

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Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57852


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.


The Senior Software Engineer is a key member of our Proofs of Value team, working closely with other developers, data scientists, analysts and domain experts to design and deploy custom software applications built with our digital application platforms. Your work is crucial to our global digital transformation efforts because it helps deliver actionable insight and reduce non-core work that will help teams create value more effectively. The successful candidate will be responsible to develop low-code and custom applications needed by agile value delivery teams, leveraging advanced analytics, toolchain and application development platforms to incorporate enterprise data and workflow information, interact with other enterprise systems and present this information to users that need it. Full stack agile software engineering skills are crucial to this role, including working as part of a multi-functional agile development team, contributing to UX design, frontend & backend development, data engineering, API use, distributed version control with Git, automated testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment.



As a Senior Software Engineer, your main responsibilities will be to:

• Elicit requirements from our business partners for the Proof of Value and translate into a solution.

• Design & develop, test, deploy and monitor custom applications using a variety of application frameworks and systems

• Design & develop, test, deploy and monitor platform integrations needed to support customer application development

• Work with the patterns and platforms team to confirm design and leverage existing patterns and/or contribute to patterns catalog

• Lead the technical teams working on these custom applications and platform integrations and provide solution recommendations

• Participate in architecture and software development activities

• Translate loosely defined requirements into solutions

• Debug production issues across services, at all component levels

• Use our agile toolchain service offering for your day-to-day activities and work to continually improve it


Education, Experience, and Licensing:

• Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, IT, IS, or equivalent area of technical study

• Certification in major cloud infrastructure provider and/or CNCF related technologies

• A minimum of 8 years of hands-on production programming experience with agile software development in a variety of languages, such as Python, .NET/C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/Node.JS

• A minimum of 5 years working as a software engineering team leader with a team of at least 5 developers


Technical Qualifications:

A minimum of 8 years hands-on staging and production experience in each of the following areas:

• Application software design patterns and software architecture

• Front-end development with a variety of web frameworks using both reactive and responsive design techniques as appropriate

• Back-end development with multiple development stacks using authentication, network and storage APIs, serialization and deserialization, server-side application development using object oriented and functional programming techniques as needed and programmatic SQL for data access

• Proficiency with agile software development tools including Git (preferably Gitlab), Jira, CI/CD and technical documentation tools

• High level proficiency with agile work practices in settings involving multiple development teams, cross-functional team members and both local and remote participants with diverse backgrounds and experience


Other Qualifications:

• Demonstrated curiosity and an ability to learn new skills on an ongoing, sustained basis

• Demonstrated systems perspective when analyzing problems, thinking about overall operation, failure modes and how to address these problems proactively

• A strong sense for the importance of documentation, and the importance of not having to learn things twice

• Ability to work in an agile product team environment and balance a diverse set of stakeholder requests

• Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to break down complex technical systems to help business partners understand the value

• Strong technical collaboration and communication skills as well as the ability to drive cultural change and adoption of best practices through community participation

• Ability to collaborate with other teams across the company, defining technology roadmaps, sharing experiences and lessons learned for continual improvement

• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

• Process-oriented with great documentation skills


What sets us apart?

Corning’s unwavered commitment to Diversity. Diversity is integral to Corning’s belief in the fundamental dignity of the individual – one of Corning’s seven Values. We are committed to providing an environment where all employees can thrive. This begins with an understanding that our global workforce consists of a rich mixture of diverse people. This diversity will continue to be a source of our strength as well as a competitive advantage. 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


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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.

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