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IT Application Developer/Support Analyst

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Date: Apr 5, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36027


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.

Role Purpose: Engage with teams across the plant to understand system requirements, then develop and support IT solutions to fulfill those requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, program, test, document, and support software and data systems in cooperation with the Operations and Engineering Departments to support new business and manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Coordinate, incorporate and implement externally developed (COTS) IT systems
  • Support a smooth production process by resolving technical issues with IT systems in a timely and efficient manner
  • Interact with users to gather and define requirements from various stakeholders, interpret business needs, and translate those into technical requirements and specifications
  • Produce complete, accurate, and useful technical documents
  • Build and utilize data systems that enable the needs of users across the plant (i.e. process automation, reporting, and analytics)
  • Ensure compliance with Corning’s risk management policies and procedures in new and existing solutions

Performance Metrics:

  • Meet technical specification requirements in assigned areas and deliver on assigned project tasks to ensure the overall success of projects
  • Demonstration of innovative technical approaches to improve a process or technology
  • Developed solutions are reliable and align to Corning IT and Engineering standards

Required Education/Experience:

  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Proficiency in C#, .NET, T-SQL, SSRS, SSIS and R programming and 3 or more years of experience with some time in a manufacturing environment
  • Database experience with SQL Server 2012 and Oracle - Very strong in SQL, Stored Procedures, Triggers and Tuning in an SQL Server and/or Oracle environment.
  • Project experience in technical software delivery process (Scoping, Requirements, Design, Development, Deployment, and Maintenance).
  • Experience parsing data from a variety of formats to include XML and JSON
  • Distinct analytical thinking and the ability to work conceptually
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Works under pressure and able to manage competing priorities


  • Experience in programming manufacturing IT systems
  • Masters’ Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Familiarity with Corning/CET software development standards and IT operating model
  • Familiarity with Infor Syteline ERP system
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn other IT applications such as OSI PI, PowerBI, and other applications used to access and analyze data programmatically, such as JMP
  • Familiarity with designing and implementing a manufacturing system architecture to support manufacturing information and analytics applications
  • Certifications or training in technical areas

This position does 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.

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