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Summer Intern - Data Scientist/Software Developer

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Date: Feb 1, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59483


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 



Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

Works as a software development member within an agile team, building and improving frontend, backend, modeling, database, and/or devops capabilities in the Materials Informatics (MI) ecosystem of applications.


All MI products are cloud-based and hosted in an AWS VPC. Product features are tracked in Jira and managed by a Product Owner and Scrum Master. Products are built upon document-based, relational, or graph data bases for backend storage, development frameworks such as FastAPI for middleware, and Javascript libraries such as Vue for front end. Developers will engage in the CI/CD DevOps process using GitLab as the code repo, Jira for task tracking, Slack for collaboration, and Confluence for documentation.


This role will engage with Corning’s growing software engineering community in a hybrid role as a software developer and data scientist. As a member of an agile team with a software engineering and data science focus, you’ll work collaboratively with peers, share ideas and code that will contribute to growth of the team, prototype, build, and enhance mathematical, modeling, and machine learning capabilities, and bring product improvements to life.


Desired candidates have strong software engineering and analytical skills, are able to think systemically and want to cultivate their passion for value-driven solution delivery.



Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Develop product capabilities under the guidance and direction of Product owner and scrum master • Work in a cloud-based environment creating solutions using modern development platforms
  • Provide documentation that clearly reflects the delivered solutions
  • Participate in daily standup meetings
  • Present work in bi-weekly sprint reviews
  • Ideate and deliver value that enables Corning to increase productivity
  • Realize efficiencies and build useable customer experiences
  • Collaborate with other developers to sharpen one another’s skills


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Normal Business Hours 8:00-5:00



Required Skills:

  • Pursuing a degree in a Computer Science, Data Science or Engineering, Information Systems
  • Experience working in a cloud-based environment (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience in implementing web applications
  • Experience with continuous integration, unit testing, and automated integration tests.
  • Understanding of Scrum and agile principles
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Dedication to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews
  • Follows through on commitments, executing quality work within expected time frames
  • Interested in developing a passion for value-driven solution delivery
  • Foundational communication and presentation skills, including articulating the rationale behind design decisions within their team


Education and Experience:

  • Must be a part of a college program looking to pursue an internship for college credits.


Desired Skills:

  • Communication, Active listening – able to pay close attention to what others are saying and asks clarifying questions to demonstrate interest and understanding.
  • Strong written communication skills Problem Solving
  • Ability to identify the source of a problem and find an effective solution
  • Able to handle unexpected challenges by offering and implementing workable solutions Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership) Professional Cooperation
  • Work well in a collaborative team environment to work towards team guided solutions.
  • Simplify collaboration with developers in an agile way


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, 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