Network Engineering Manager

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Date: May 2, 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62690


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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.


    • Responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, and ongoing support of Corning’s Wide Area Networks (WAN), Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wireless Data Networks (WLAN) to support a secure, scalable, supportable, and sustainable Corning network environment around the globe
    • Leads and manages network engineers in building and sustaining Wide Area Network (WAN) & Local Area Network (LAN) networks to support Corning’s current and future needs
    • Guides the creation of innovative solutions on time and within cost objectives, providing technical leadership, driving implementation, and ensuring excellent support for every aspect of operations is in place to deliver expected service levels
    • Manages the change elements associated with new solutions or upgrades to existing solutions
    • Builds strong, credible, and influential business partnerships to enable and drive change with key stakeholders
    • Fosters an environment of collaboration and teamwork between IT organizations and between IT and business teams to ensure creation of “best in class” Technology support for Corning lines of businesses and customers
    • Champions the strategy and roadmap jointly developed by the Domain Architects and Network WAN & LAN Service Line, manages the implementation of the defined roadmap that includes plans for expansions, modifications, maintenance, retirement, etc.
    • Partners with Service Level Management and business stakeholders to define, agree upon, and document Operational-Level Agreements (OLAs)
    • Educates stakeholders on current and planned changes to the service
    • Initial point of escalation for significant incidents interrupting service availability or performance
    • Delivers on Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Operational-Level Agreements (OLAs)
    • Responsible for Life Cycle management of hardware and IOS
    • Responsible for maintaining accurate hardware, software inventory within CMDB
    • Manages and monitors service pricing and profitability


    • BS in Computer science or related field with advanced degree in Computer Science or Business a plus
    • ITIL foundation certification a plus
    • Applicable Network Certifications a plus


    • 5+ years of experience implementing and/or management of large-scale data networks, including enterprise class experience with three or more of the following: Wide Area Networks (WAN), Local Area Networks (LAN), Wireless Data Networks (WLAN), and DNS/DHCP
    • 3+ year’s experience delivering and/or supporting network services as part of large business projects, ideally in the manufacturing industry
    • Understanding of best-in-class and emerging technologies such of Software Defined Networks (SDWAN/SDN), Internet of Things (IoT) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Network Data Center environments and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
    • Experience in vendor interaction, negotiation, and management


    • Solid knowledge of network technologies, including Wide Area Networks (WAN), Local Area Networks (LAN), Wireless Data Networks (WLAN), Voice over IP and Video with experience on SDWAN/SDN, IoT and NFV a plus, preferably having led implementation and support of those technologies globally
    • Strong ability to quickly learn new network technologies, leveraging in-house skills as well as external network experts, and guide organizations through significant network technology shifts
    • Proven track record directly and successfully delivering network data network functions for a large organization in a multi-country, multi-vendor environment
    • Strong communicator and leader with ability to lead teams directly as well as influence outcomes within cross-functional teams
    • Able to engage and connect across multiple constituencies in a way that positively influences service outcomes and steers toward change objectives
    • Creative and innovative thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a self-starter with ability to coordinate and motivate cross-functional and distributed teams
    • Consistently demonstrates effective organization, prioritization, planning and financial management skills, with ability to handle multiple and/or changing priorities
    • Adept at managing through change and driving team success
    • Proven track record of successful execution on a large scale, on time and within budget
  • Must have a passion for success and demonstrate a proven willingness to go the extra mile, to take on the things that need to be done and maintain a positive attitude that can adapt to change
  • Ability to lead international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
  • Demonstrates excellent financial acuity and ability to drive value – high service quality per unit of cost


    • CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Wireless and/or other Network certifications
    • Experience with Network Automation, tools and scripting
    • Experience with ServiceNow, Solarwinds and NetBrain
    • Experience with Velocloud (VMWare) and Juniper MIST 
    • Experience with Transport technologies, including Carrier Ethernet, DWDM, etc
    • Experience with DAS and In Building Cellular technologies


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