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Wireless Field Engineer - Remote

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Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Texas, TX, US

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51548


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

This role is responsible for providing customer service, support, and engineering for in-building wireless voice and data systems. We look for you to provide professional on/off-site support for commissioning and troubleshooting of in-building wireless systems as well as provide remote telephone support for customers. We look for you to become a subject matter expert for all technical issues related to the Corning Wireless product family.  


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationships and communicate effectively with external and internal customers
  • Provide remote and/or on-site support to customers about the technical details of the Corning Wireless product line
  • Create and/or execute acceptance test plans for new installations and upgrades
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve, replicate and report software and hardware issues
  • Technical documentation for troubleshooting results (root cause, software, etc.) through Case Management and Quality Management systems
  • Drives issues to closure with strong focus on customer satisfaction and acceptance
  • Troubleshoot interface between Corning system and customer’s network
  • Work with project manager and project team to ensure successful project deployments
  • Interface with other support, NPI and engineering resources to provide in-depth technical responses to customers
  • Provide training support and on-site customer education about Corning products
  • Coordinate with TAC support, R&D and PLM to research product capabilities, performance, and field applications
  • Contribute Tech Notes, providing details on the optimum strategies for effective implementation of Corning products


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 75% domestically which can vary based upon customer engagements, meetings, and field activities


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Monday – Friday, standard business hours.
  • Must be able to work from a remote/home office location efficiently


Required Education & Years and Area of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sciences or engineering  
  • Or will consider Associate degree and 5+ years of relevant professional experience in mobile infrastructure technology deployments including systems architecture, deployment, troubleshooting and network operations


Required Skills:

  • Experience with field deployment, acceptance processes, and support services
  • Experience and knowledge of deploying Small Cells and/or Distributed Antenna Systems
  • Background in Wireless, Mobility, Cellular, TCP/IP Networking, RF Engineering or System Performance
  • Detailed knowledge of IP Protocols including IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC, routing and network protocols
  • Understanding of Cellular technologies and trends
  • A technical understanding of networking protocols and security mechanisms, such as SNMP, SIP, TR-069, SSL/TLS, LDAP, Radius, SOAP/XML
  • Understanding of carrier network architectures used today to deliver data/voice/video services


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Expertise with Customer Service Ticketing Systems (i.e., Sales Force, CRM)
  • Understanding of 802.11 Wi-Fi technology and trends
  • Knowledge of scripting or Secure CRT automation expertise
  • Familiarity with 3GPP and 3GPP2 standards and best practices
  • Master’s degree in Telecommunications a plus


Soft Skills:

  •  Ability to effectively communicate various levels in the organization through all available mediums (verbal, listening, writing, presenting)
  • A demonstrated ability to learn new products and/or technologies in a dynamic fast paced environment



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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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.