Multicloud Engineer - Active Directory (Charlotte, NC or Corning, NY or Remote)

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Date: Jun 8, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60607


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.




Reporting to the Service Owner of Global Compute platforms, the Active Directory Engineer is a technology leader that will function as Subject Matter Expert for compute technologies, with an emphasis on Active Directory and Virtualization technologies.


The Active Directory Engineer will function as an enabler across IT architecture, engineering, operations, security, strategic partners, technology vendors and project management teams to facilitate the successful delivery of complex company initiatives and priorities. 


Responsibility will include helping to deliver several complex people, process and technology related activities critical to being ready to support the multi-cloud solution.


While being predominantly internally focused, this position will require strong communication to bridge between various Infrastructure and Application teams as well as an excellent ability to navigate within a background of relative ambiguity




The Active Directory Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Install, configure, manage Active Directory and VMware Virtual Center, vRealize Operations, and vRealize Automation / VMware Aria
  • Adhere to all standards, policies & guidelines for the Compute Platform in collaboration with service line owner and technology teams
  • Develop, Configure, and support compute solutions that meet business needs and align with Corning technology standards
  • Evaluate all documents according to system requirements and evaluate all design and perform tests on all development activities and administer all complex methodologies
  • Support IT project start-ups though technical consultation, charter definition, benefit and analysis, requirements gathering and formal PMO approval
  • Partner with all members of project teams as a technical lead in the planning, design, coordination and execution of comprehensive, realistic and effective work plans.
  • In partnership with Corning architecture Teams:
    • Help gather requirements, define options and develop holistic integrated solutions to complex business challenges
    • Help promote a consistent vision and strategy throughout the organization
    • Build relationships that foster collaboration and partnerships to drive better strategies, priorities, and service to the customer
    • Assist and oversee quality change control according to Corning Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management and Disaster recovery Methodology
  • The Multicloud Engineer will also provide support for the Multicloud environment




  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a four-year college in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in system administration, with a focus on private cloud (VMware) and public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) platforms
  • Prior experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting services and cloud infrastructure




  • Have the ability to Lead by Example by: 
    • Professional, big picture thinker, accountable, committed and well respected by team; can contributes significantly to Mission, Vision and Strategy of the organization; shows strong alignment of work and priorities to vision and strategy; exhibits excellent financial controllership.
  • Have the ability to Inspires Others by: 
    • Exhibits a wide breath of technical, operational and team leadership skills; excellent command and control; develops strong talent through good situational management skills; possesses a passion for excellence; consistently strives for excellence and stretches both self and team; well organized and structured.
  • Ability to Drives Growth by:
    • Creative and innovative; challenges mediocrity, status quo; establishes aggressive but obtainable goals; forward thinker and capable of contributing to the development of roadmaps aligned with organizational vision & strategy; methodical and very process focused.
  • Ability to have a Get it Done mentality by:
    • Consistently achieving quality results on a timely basis; challenges and pushes his team; high “Say-Do” factor (i.e. delivers on commitments); superior follow through.
  • Prior experience with implementation and support of enterprise Active Directory (AD) environment, including synchronization between on-prem and Azure AD.
  • Experience engineering, building, and supporting a global heterogeneous multi-data center computing environment.
  • Proven ability to facilitate the gathering and translation of business requirements into quality infrastructure solutions, reflecting security, scalability, availability, performance, manageability constructs.



  • Have an in depth knowledge in VMWare technologies including:
    • ESXi
    • Virtual Center
    • vRealize Operations
    • vRealize Automation
    • NSX
    • HCX
  • Previous experience with deploying hybrid or multi-cloud solutions with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Demonstrating a holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, virtualization, database, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc.
  • Demonstrated expertise driving operational improvement and excellence under an ITIL based service management model.


TRAVEL:   Up to 10% for meetings and some data center onsite work which may include both domestic and international travel



  • Charlotte, NC metro area 
  • Corning, NY regional area
  • Remote within the United States   


This Position Does Not Support Immigration Sponsorship


Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals. 



The salary range for this position is $87,130.00 - $119,803.00.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte