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Multi-Cloud Windows Engineer

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Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42532


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.


- Reporting to the Service Owner of Global Compute platforms, the Multi-Cloud Microsoft Windows Engineer is a senior technology leader that will function as SME for compute technologies, with an emphasis on Microsoft Windows systems. Microsoft Solution 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 Corning initiatives and priorities.
- Responsibility will include supporting this year’s strategy and design efforts to define the Corning Multi-Cloud solution, as well as to help deliver several complex people, process and technology related activities critical to being ready to support initial release and subsequent migration of applications to the multi-cloud solution in spring 2021.
- Responsibility will also include guiding the Infrastructure team through the Design, Engineering and operational oversight of Microsoft Cloud Services such as O365/M365 – Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, Teams, Azure, etc.
- As a core member of the Corning Multi-Cloud team, the Microsoft Windows Engineer will be responsible for helping direct and guide the delivery of key priorities across multiple stakeholders, with the assistance of the Project Manager and Technical Support teams. 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.

- Install and set up Microsoft systems and servers, perform routine system maintenance and resolve server-side issues as they arise working with Managed Service Provider, monitor system performance, provide technical support and guidance to other administrators. maintain system security by actively identifying faults and vulnerable areas within the system’s architecture.
- Responsible for managing AD/DC, DNS, DHCP,SSO and File Services environments
- Responsible for integration of on-prem and Azure AD services.
- Establishes standards, policies & guidelines for the Compute Windows 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.
- Supports IT project start up though technical consultation, charter definition, benefit and analysis, requirements gathering and formal PMO approval.
- artners with all members of project team as a technical lead in the planning, design, coordination and execution of comprehensive, realistic and effective work plans.
- In partnership with Corning architecture, helps gather requirements, define options and develop holistic integrated solutions to complex business challenges.
- Helps promote a consistent vision and strategy throughout the organization
- Builds relationships that foster collaboration and partnerships to drive better strategies, priorities, and service to the customer
- Assists and oversees quality change control according to Corning Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management and Disaster recovery Methodology
- Mentors members of the Infrastructure team on architectural, engineering and operational best practices
- Provides escalated support for Business-Critical problems

- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college in computer science or related field

- 7+ years of experience in system administration, with a focus on Windows and VMWare platforms
- 7+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting services and cloud infrastructure.

- Leads by Example: 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.
- Inspires Others: 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.
- Drives Growth: 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.
- Gets it done: Consistently achieves quality results on a timely basis; challenges and pushes his team; high “Say-Do” factor (i.e. delivers on commitments); superior follow through.
- In depth knowledge in Windows Server and Active Directory 2012, 2016 and 2019 environments
- In depth knowledge in AD/DC, DNS, DHCP, SSO and file services.
- In depth knowledge of Azure AD, integration with on prem AD services.
- Administration experience with Windows-based desktops and servers, Microsoft 365, Active Directory, and Group Policy
- Experience managing Failover cluster in Windows environments
- Experience creating automated scripts and software. Experience with automation and orchestration tools like Terraform, Ansible Chef etc.
- Previous experience with overseeing managed service providers for building and deploying technical solutions, and managing successfully to outcomes
- Previous experience with deploying hybrid or multi-cloud solutions with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
- Experience engineering, building, and supporting a global heterogeneous multi-data centre computing environment
- A holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, virtualization, database, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc.
- A foundational understanding of public cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
- Proven ability to facilitate the gathering and translation of business requirements into quality infrastructure solutions, reflecting security, scalability, availability, performance, manageability constructs
- Demonstrated expertise driving operational improvement and excellence under an ITIL based service management model.
- Proven ability to influence and interact effectively with peers and IT leaders
- Strong crisis management

- Working knowledge of Converged and Hyper Converged technologies such as Cisco UCS, Dell VxRail, or Nutanix
- Experience with On-prem/Private cloud management platforms such as VMWare Cloud Foundations, NSX etc.
- Experience in Java, JavaScript, HTML5, ColdFusion, PHP, MySQL, Informix, Apache, and SharePoint
- Experience with ID Access Manager technologies like NetIQ, Okta etc.

- Up to 25%, domestic and international

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, or 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