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MultiCloud Automation Engineer

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Date: Jul 22, 2021

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

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47339



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 Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.



  • Reporting to the MultiCloud Engineering Leader, the MultiCloud Automation Engineer is a technologist who will function as an SME working closely with operations engineers and applications teams to build modern private and public cloud solutions that can handle the requirements for a global company. You will help onboard existing business units into cloud native technologies leveraging infrastructure as code techniques for fast provisioning of systems and cloud services.
  • The MultiCloud team is streamlining how Corning approaches infrastructure as service. We are standardizing on modern industry-proven practices and codifying them for ease of consumption. The team is working to empower applications teams via self-service capabilities for infrastructure requirements.
  • Responsibility will include developing code to support the migration of application to our state of the art data center as this year's strategy and design efforts to define the Corning MultiCloud 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


  • Create cloud infrastructure and configuration as code to automate provisioning and scaling processes
  • Develop script and tools as needed to for integration with datacenter core services, automated pipelines and testing tools
  • Develop workflows and integrations with other supporting system using VRealize Orchestrator & VRealize Automation
  • Automate virtual machine and container images lifecycle management to enforce standards, security across both public and private cloud
  • Develop solutions for continuously monitoring, alerting and performance reporting
  • Build APIs or Integration with platforms such as, CMDB, Firewalls, DNS, IPAM, AD and Public Cloud Services
  • 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



  • 2+ years' of experience developing solutions on public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) platforms
  • 2+ years' experience in scripting like powershell, unix scripting and python to automate development-related task
  • 1+ year experience with API technologies (REST, JSON, XML)



  • 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.
  • Experience creating automated scripts and software. Experience with automation and orchestration tools like Terraform, Ansible Chef etc.
  • Experience designing and implementing APIs for (REST, GRPC, etc.)and/ or tools such as Postman
  • Previous experience with deploying hybrid or multi-cloud solutions with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Knowledge of and experience building CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, GitLab, etc.
  • A holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, virtualization, database, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc.
  • Proven ability to facilitate the gathering and translation of business requirements into quality infrastructure solutions, reflecting security, scalability, availability, performance, manageability constructs
  • Understanding of regulated environments and compliance standards
  • Proven ability to influence and interact effectively with peers and IT leaders



  • Experience in Java, JavaScript, HTML5, Python Bash, PowerShell, Terraform, Cloudformation, PHP, MySQL, DynamoDB, and MS SQL,
  • Experience with AWS technologies EC2, EKS, Lambda, S3
  • Experience with Git, Docker



  • Up to 25%, domestic and international


This position does support immigration sponsorship.


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.


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


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte