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Software Engineer

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Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93101

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36262


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position: Perform detailed software development work in the areas of programming and testing of a software project. Apply knowledge and principles of software engineering and programming to product development and product support.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain software for the microfluidics, MEMS, and 3D microstructures
  • Resolve software defects in existing software programs
  • Work as part of a team to understand user requirements and map these to appropriate software specifications and designs


Travel Requirements: TBD


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+


Required Skills:

  • Proven ability to make significant contributions to innovative and user friendly technical software
  • Professional graphical user interface (GUI) design and development scientific / technical data analysis and presentation
  • Demonstrated fluency and skills with C++, C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Self-starter who can work both independently or as part of a small team
  • Able to work efficiently on a variety of projects and pick up new technical concepts quickly
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with developing packages for 3rd party HW devices
  • Experience with semiconductor industry
  • Knowledge of MFC on Win32 platform
  • Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2015
  • Knowledge of computer vision algorithms


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Excellent communication, influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative and customer focused environment
  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Masters is a plus
  • 2+ year experience is a plus


Please note that 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.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria