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Senior Backend Developer

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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, CA, H4M2Z2

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56476

 

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

A bit about us !

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 built 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 take on tough technology challenges.

 

Senior Backend Developer

This position is in the Scientific Computing group at Corning’s main research facility.

In this role you will write software that assists scientists in making the next materials breakthrough. Part of the work will be on a team of software developers creating large internal infrastructure projects, on other projects you may work closely with our scientists on an individual basis.

Our software development group is part of our research division. As such we expect our applications to be of high quality, but do not have on call requirements for our developers. This position can be remote if the applicant desires. Scope of Position: • In your software development role, you will be leading individual projects and team projects to enhance the scientific and modeling capabilities of Corning.

• We have several development teams working on related projects under a single unit. Using your extensive experience with a variety of backend technologies, you will lead a team of developers to help them design a comprehensive backend infrastructure for how their data is stored and processed.

• We are in research, exploring new technologies is part of the job!

• Maintain a presence as a recognized expert in the open-source community, within and outside Corning. Programming Skills:

• Extensive experience in analyzing data with complex relationships and designing efficient systems capable of storing large amounts of data that come from a variety of platforms.

• Extensive experience designing workflows to transform, clean, and serve data across several organizations.

• Currency in python web frameworks, including Django and Flask.

• Ability to design efficient APIs designed around microservices.

• Extensive experience working with data storage and ETL processes for large scale data systems such as Hadoop.

Team Skills:

• Comfortable being a lead developer

• Experience mentoring junior developers

• Experience working with QA teams.

Reputation:

• Recognized as an expert in the software development community through participation in open-source software projects, leadership in the open software community, or invited talks/addresses at a major software conference. Desired Skills:

• Demonstrated desire to learn and explore new technologies.

• Strong background in math and science. Strong Interpersonal, Presentation and Leadership Skills:

• Experience communicating outside of the organization

• Adept at working in environments with significant ambiguity and an ability to explore and drive to clear requirements

• Able to interact effectively with customers and staff Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, or related field. Soft Skills:

• Ability to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment built on credibility, visibility, and trust while presenting and selling concepts to internal customers.

• Willingness to take initiative and get results. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

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.