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Senior Software Engineer

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Date: Dec 26, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48733


Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled 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.


We are seeking out dedicated engineers who strive to see their work make a difference! If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing world-class science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.


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.


Purpose of the Position: 

  • Engineering Software Development and Leadership
  • Develop high-quality software systems for measurement, inspection, gauging, data collection and reporting systems in support of a variety of Corning divisions.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Design develop and debug high-quality software systems supporting early stage and mature, high-volume manufacturing activities.
  • Resolve problems with software and manage improvements and enhancements.
  • Champion structured Software Development practices to ensure fast and efficient project completion.
  • When required, provide project level direction to other development resources.
  • Demonstrate strong technical curiosity, strong leadership skills and the ability to train others.


Travel Requirements:

  • 0-25% Domestic and International, depending upon specific project assignments.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • Major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical or Electronic engineering or a closely related field.
  • Bachelor’s required but Prefer MS or above
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in development and leadership in highly technical, multi-discipline engineering team


Required Skills:

  • Object Oriented software analysis and design
  • C#.Net, VB.Net, Python, C++, Java, Matlab, Web Services, Micro Services
  • Familiarity with Version Control, e.g.: Git/GitLab/SubVersion/Visual SourceSafe
  • Solid understanding of SDLC processes & tools.
  • Strong problem-solving, test and QA skills.
  • Significant experience and interest in relational databases and data analysis.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in design, development and maintenance of enterprise applications
  • Tuning in an Oracle and/or SQL Server environment.
  • Technical experience with inter-process communications tools and techniques
  • Basic understanding of control systems


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Capability to create and present material to various levels of the organization. 
  • High degree of Commitment/Initiative/Results-Orientation
  • Disciplined, Rigorous and Customer-Focused


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: Corning