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Solution Architect, Application Integration

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 37485


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.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


Scope of Position:

This role is part of Application Integration team of Information Technology responsible for architecting, designing, developing, and implementing Integration solutions between various business systems in a complex business process environment. Work with business users (SMEs) at all levels of the organization to design and develop valuable solutions. Additionally, this role will help design API catalog and work with resources and strategic partners to deliver Process APIs for all domains such as HR, Supply Chain, Finance, Commercial, Manufacturing etc.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal customers to understand and document current business processes, and identify candidates for automation
  • Lead initiatives to design, develop, and deliver end-to-end, multi-tiered enterprise integration solutions.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of enterprise integration solution design architecture artifacts
  • Design and document industry-standard interfaces and design solutions with third party software components.
  • Identify technology risks and innovation opportunities when designing practical solutions.
  • Work with IT customers, internal development teams, and senior management to:
    • identify infrastructure and deplyment requirements.
    • develop approaches to deploy and integrate Business platforms and solutions into Corning enterprise environments.
    • develop requirements, technical direction system development, improvements, optimizations, or project support efforts.
    • Assesses impact of changes to applications and systems and make recommendations.
    • Implement and adhere to coding standards and naming conventions.
    • Follow Agile software development Standard Operating Procedures and help write and improve software and process documentation.
    • Provide leadership and mentoring to junior staff.
    • Be a champion for our solutions internally and externally, through activities such as architecture development, open-source community work and outreach, meet-ups, conferences, and other events.
    • Pro-actively make recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in IT or relevant discipline
  • Certifications in SOA or API technologies preferred

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in Integrating business systems.
  • 3+ years of experience in API methodologies.

Required Skills:

  • Effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle and changing priorities
  • 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
  • Ability to lead international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others

Desired Skills:

  • Hands-on Experience in Mulesoft technologies, preferably MuleSoft 4.0 or higher strongly preferred
  • Experience in connecting to SAP, Peoplesoft ERP systems using Mulesoft
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and Code Repository tools
  • Experience with BizTalk, WSO2, Informatica, Dell Boomi is a Plus

Travel: 20% travel required, international and domestic


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning