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Senior IT Analyst - Executive Support

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46925



Odds are that the email you read this morning traveled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass; and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate.


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 passionate about 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.


Scope/Purpose of Position:

  • Seeking an IT professional with a positive attitude and advanced skills to provide high touch customer service along with technical support to executive level and administrative support staff as necessary including problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution and follow through. Work cooperatively with cross-functional teams to provide technology support and services up to and including senior leadership.



  • Respond to, or create as needed, Incidents, Tasks or forms for all work performed or needed.
  • Respond to and assist customers who reach out directly, making tickets for work performed.
  • Function as a proactive resource, addressing IT issues ahead of when customers could be impacted by them wherever possible.
  • Support hardware, software and/or services for approved desktop computing equipment, mobile devices and services, including installations and upgrades – as well as non-standard equipment for approved customers.
  • Deploy and maintain mobile equipment such as smartphones and tablets, including personal equipment for some C-suite executives.
  • Participate in on-call rotation supporting all executives, may be 24X7 for some C-suite executives.
  • Identify recurring issues, document as Problems and escalate to appropriate personnel
  • Keep management informed of potential issues including those with customers
  • Represent technical bridge between technology groups and business units
  • Make recommendations for and implement improvement in processes and procedures
  • May be required to maintain inventory supplies and attend configuration advisory board meetings
  • Understand and follow Corning processes; Incident Management, Request Fulfillment. Problem Management, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management
  • Understand and apply the Priority Matrix. Strive to meet metric goals and avoid breaches


Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal – Domestic as needed by customer(s). International travel is possible due to being part of a global team.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hours/week with the exception of on-call weeks. 24/7 on-call for C-suite executives.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (minimum) or equivalent work experience and knowledge


Work Experience:

  • Five plus years of experience in infrastructure and/or desktop support arena. C-suite experience preferred.



  • Advanced technical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to function effectively and quickly in stressful situations / circumstances
  • Fast response time to customers
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask and come up with innovative solutions to customer problems quickly.
  • Strong remote support skills and familiarity with remote support tools
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, able to explain IT matters in lay terms
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), BOX, WebEx, Windows and other Corning standard software and services
  • Strong mobile device technical troubleshooting skills (both iPhone and Android) and knowledge of how to perform data transfers and corporate configurations such as through MobileIron
  • Knowledge of home network wireless infrastructure (setup and support) as well as home internet provider assistance (ex. Spectrum)
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work solo as well as with a team as a strong team player
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to build relationships, interact professionally and respectfully with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to accept and adapt to change, including support for new and non-standard items.


Desired Skills:

  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Mac OSX
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Prioritization and scheduling
  • Flexibility with work schedule
  • Ability to lead a project
  • Ability to follow direction and proactively seek guidance when needed
  • Previous experience working in a corporate environment, particularly with C-suite executives.
  • Ability to manage own workload and set priorities with little supervision
  • Strong business ethics


Soft Skills:

  • Positive attitude
  • Comfortable/calm in high pressure environment
  • Self-discipline and motivation
  • Detail oriented
  • Results-oriented
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills, accept and action feedback/coaching
  • Communicate verbally, in writing and through presentation to peers, supervisor and customers
  • Not afraid to seek help and ask questions to management chain for guidance


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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