Electro-Optical Systems Engineer

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Date: Jul 21, 2024

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63364


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. 


Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Scope of Position:

In this role as an electro-optical systems engineer, you will support the design, analysis, and manufacturing of world-class, high-precision electro-optical assemblies. This is a dynamic position for an individual to work as part of Corning Advanced Optics’ Aerospace and Defense engineering team to develop custom precision electro-optical systems based on Keene’s world-class precision machining core competency.  This is an exciting location with complete in-house design engineering, fabrication, and testing disciplines.  Primary duties include the design, assembly, integration, and test of electro-optical assemblies. Developing and defining the processes and procedures required and training other engineers and operators to these processes.


Required Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Lasers, Optics, Systems, or similar
  • 2+ years of direct work experience in relevant field
  • Hands-on experience in aligning optomechanical assemblies and debugging electrical systems
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, optical, and mechanical technical drawings
  • Experience with typical electrical instrumentation (oscilloscopes, multimeters, soldering equipment, etc.) 


Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to use experimentation to develop basic process knowledge, design prototype test systems, and perform proof of principle testing to validate systems.
  • Confidence in interaction with all levels of the organization. (Production techs to Sr. Leadership)
  • Ability to function on a product development team of multi-disciplinary engineers.
  • Basic understanding of geometrical optics
  • Experience with LabVIEW
  • Working knowledge of programming in platforms such as Python or MATLAB


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is  $84,281.00   -  $115,887.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

Nearest Major Market: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene

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