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Network Wireless Engineer

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Date: May 16, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Req# & Title:  #48689 – Network Wireless Engineer

Location(s):  Corning, NY


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.



  • Support, configuration and deployment of wireless network devices and solutions to align with Corning’s technology standards and meet the connectivity needs of our businesses.



  • Serve as wireless network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, and expert operational support
  • Develop, test, implement and document wireless network solutions
  • Operational support of global corporate wireless network solutions
  • Providing technical requirements as part of overall network solutions design and development effort
  • Creating, reviewing and/or vetting technical functional specifications and low-level network solutions design documentation, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current
  • Assisting with implementation of new solutions, or upgrades to existing solutions, including communications, preparation of documentation and training
  • Maintaining and administering networks and related computing environments including software, hardware, and tools
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
  • Participating in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don’t recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions



  • 4-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • 7+ years of experience analyzing requirements for, designing, delivering and supporting wired/wireless/data network functions/tools/processes in a large enterprise environment.
  • 5+ years of experience supporting large, complex wireless networks, including work with wireless controllers, access points, wireless security functions, and performing/analyzing wireless surveys
  • Experience working in both manufacturing and office environments



  • Must have deep current experience in network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following – Cisco, Aruba, Juniper, and other wireless technology providers
  • Must be proficient with wireless support tools such as: Ekahau, iBwave, 7Signal
  • Deep understanding of communication networks, wireless technology, and embedded systems.
  • Experience with development and testing of RF and wireless communication systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of wireless standards and protocols.
  • Must have excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.
  • Must have good grasp on contemporary and emerging technologies/strategies and the application to enterprise.
  • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
  • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
  • Understanding of pertinent frameworks, including ITIL, NIST and COBIT
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools
  • Successfully navigate within teams across multiple initiatives, spanning various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
  • Must be willing to be on call available for after-hours support and an on-call rotation as defined by the team for any of the position responsibilities listed above.



  • Experience with Cisco Prime, NNMI, HPNA, SolarWinds, Aruba, Mist
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification, required.
  • Knowledge of traffic analysis and performance, and network capacity/tools experience



  • Up to 30% travel required, generally in North America.
  • May occasionally travel outside NA


What sets us apart? Corning’s un-wavered commitment to Diversity. Diversity is integral to Corning’s belief in the fundamental dignity of the individual – one our seven Values. We are committed to providing an environment where all employees can thrive! This begins with an understanding that our global workforce consists of a rich mixture of diverse people. This diversity will continue to be a source of our strength as well as a competitive advantage. If you are up to the challenge of working for an extraordinary organization that makes real, profitable advanced materials, then visit Corning’s website at


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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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