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Multi-Cloud Engineering Team Lead

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49085

Location(s): Corning, NY -or- Charlotte, NC

 

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.

 

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.

 

SCOPE/PURPOSE OF POSITION:

 

Reporting to the Service Owner of Global Compute platforms, the MultiCloud Engineering Leader is a senior technology leader that will function as SME for compute technologies, with an emphasis on Multicloud technologies. The multicloud Engineering leader will function as an enabler across IT Architecture, Engineering, Operations, Security, Strategic partners, Technology vendors and Project management teams to facilitate the successful delivery of complex Corning initiatives and priorities.  Responsibilities will include the management of the prioritization and staffing level across operational “run” priorities, business expansion “grow” priorities, and IT “transformation” priorities as part of multi-cloud build and migration.  As a core member of the Corning Multi-Cloud team, the Multicloud Engineering leader will be responsible for helping direct and guide the delivery of key priorities across multiple stakeholders, with the assistance of the Project Manager and Technical Support teams. While being predominantly internally focused, this position will require strong communication to bridge between various Infrastructure and Application teams as well as an excellent ability to navigate within a background of relative ambiguity.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Coordinate across multiple engineering disciplines (e.g., linux, windows, virtualization, storage, backup, automation)
  • Establishes standards, policies & guidelines for the Compute Platform in collaboration with service line owner and technology teams
  • Develop, Configure, and support compute solutions that meet business needs and align with Corning technology standards.
  • Evaluate all documents according to system requirements and evaluate all design and perform tests on all development activities and administer all complex methodologies.
  • Supports IT project start up though technical consultation, charter definition, benefit and analysis, requirements gathering and formal PMO approval.
  • Partners with all members of project team as a technical lead in the planning, design, coordination and execution of comprehensive, realistic and effective work plans.
  • Helps promote a consistent vision and strategy throughout the organization
  • Builds relationships that foster collaboration and partnerships to drive better strategies, priorities, and service to the customer
  • Assists and oversees quality change control according to Corning Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management and Disaster recovery Methodology
  • Mentors members of the Infrastructure team on architectural, engineering and operational best practices
  • Provides escalated support for Business-Critical problems

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college in computer science or related field

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • 7+ years of experience in leadership of infrastructure admin or engineering teams, with a focus on private cloud (VCF) and public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) platforms
  • 7+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting services and cloud infrastructure.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 

  • Leads by Example: Professional, big picture thinker, accountable, committed and well respected by team; can contributes significantly to Mission, Vision and Strategy of the organization; shows strong alignment of work and priorities to vision and strategy; exhibits excellent financial controllership.
  • Inspires Others: Exhibits a wide breath of technical, operational and team leadership skills; excellent command and control; develops strong talent through good situational management skills; possesses a passion for excellence; consistently strives for excellence and stretches both self and team; well organized and structured.
  • Drives Growth: Creative and innovative; challenges mediocrity, status quo; establishes aggressive but obtainable goals; forward thinker and capable of contributing to the development of roadmaps aligned with organizational vision & strategy; methodical and very process focused.
  • Gets it done: Consistently achieves quality results on a timely basis; challenges and pushes his team; high “Say-Do” factor (i.e. delivers on commitments); superior follow through.
  • In depth knowledge in VMWare Virtualization technologies
  • Previous experience with overseeing managed service providers for building and deploying technical solutions, and managing successfully to outcomes
  • Experience engineering, building, and supporting a global heterogeneous multi-data centre computing environment
  • A holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, virtualization, database, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc.
  • A foundational understanding of public cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Proven ability to facilitate the gathering and translation of business requirements into quality infrastructure solutions, reflecting security, scalability, availability, performance, manageability constructs
  • Demonstrated expertise driving operational improvement and excellence under an ITIL based service management model.
  • Proven ability to influence and interact effectively with peers and IT leaders
  • Strong crisis management

 

Travel

 

  • Up to 25%, domestic and international

 

 

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

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.

 

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.


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