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Global Asset Leader, CMDB - Corning, NY

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Date: Jan 16, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42941


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.


- Resource will be responsible for operational administration of CMDB IT Asset Management System. This would include responsibility for data accuracy, automation, discovery, configuration management, security and reporting for all assets in the CMDB.

- Primary responsibility is for managing daily requirements for CMDB – data input, changes, updates, corrections and reporting from CMDB.
- Coordinate with teams managing automated discovery processes for CMDB through use of Corning existing real-time tools in each technology environment.
- Enhance Corning automation regarding assets being entered in or updated in CMDB.
- Support for Service Line Managers for asset field definitions, attributes, characteristics and data content for all CMDB assets in the IT Service Lines.
- Interaction with all site IT personnel related to physical inventory requirements or validation at ~160 global Corning locations.
- Provide inventory analysis, including reconciliation of Corning Managed Services billing.
- Develop, improve and enhance technology management information reports and dashboards in collaboration with Apptio office. These reports should be viewed as critical inputs into major strategic IT programs including multi-cloud, Office 365, leasing and ModNet.
- Resource will support any audits, certifications or governance related to the CMDB.

- Bachelor’s degrees in IT, Finance or related field.

- 5 years+ of IT or related experience.
- Enterprise IT experience - has supported or worked on global technology lifecycle refresh programs at Corning Incorporated.
- Have spent significant time working with various Corning locations in US and globally on asset management requirements.
- Work experience and knowledge on Corning capitalization, depreciation and amortization processes in various Corning legal entities.
- Experience working in Apptio, ServiceNow, PeopleSoft and SAP.
- Experience working with Managed Services and SaaS application providers.

- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
- Solid understanding of Corning financial systems, including SLA structures between Corning legal entities and Corning processes for multi-currency transactions.
- Apptio IT Planning and Cost Transparency experience at Corning.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills.
- Ability to continuously prioritize and multitask work efficiently.
- Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others.
- Effective organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities.
-  Ability to interact with international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures.

- Ideal candidate would be an existing Corning resources who has worked with Corning business and sites, particularly manufacturing sites, on IT inventory management.
- Candidate

should have strong background on application platforms (including databases), hardware platforms (including firewalls, server, storage, workstation and network infrastructure) and virtual server environments.

- Some travel may be required, 0-10% of role across international and domestic Corning locations in NA, EMEA and AP.

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