IT Infrastructure Server/Storage Engineer

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.

Manage the design and implementation (per project requirements) of distributed server and storage infrastructure and provide technical support in all aspects of distributed server and storage solutions to customers.

Daily Responsibilities

* Work with vendors, team members, project managers, and business analysts to formulate designs based on Corning IT standards and requirements from the Corning business units.

* Develop or review/approve Infrastructure low level designs (LLD) and high level designs (HLD)

* Ensure the availability and stability of the server, storage, and backup environments as required by our customers and projects by engaging with managed service providers and Operations team.

* Support the architecture of the server and storage environment by enforcing technology standards, deployment practices, build procedures, and change management.

* Perform design tasks and develop components of infrastructure and technical architecture.

* Coordinate with team, managed service providers, and vendors to implement server and storage based solutions.

* Develop comprehensive implementation and test plans. Execute tests for infrastructure or technical architecture components

* Inform the technical architect and project manager of any issues that may affect project delivery

* Provide support for cross-functional project and operational issues that are complex or difficult to resolve.


* BS in Computer Science /Systems Management/IT Related field or equivalent work experience

Required Skills

* Advanced technical understanding of virtualization technologies. Knowledge and experience with VMware vSphere solutions

* Advanced technical understanding of SAN technology. Knowledge and experience with EMC SAN Storage environments.

* Knowledge and experience deploying and maintaining physical and virtual Windows and Red Hat Linux Server environments

* Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Active Directory

* Knowledge of converged infrastructure, preferably VCE VBlock

* Knowledge of disk-based backup and deduplication solutions, preferably EMC Data Domain

* Knowledge and experience with EMC Avamar and EMC Networker or similar backup technologies

* Knowledge and experience with server cluster architecture, deployment, and maintenance a plus

Desired Skills

* Experience working in a global engineering model

* Relevant experience in a corporate IT environment

Soft Skills

* Technical curiosity and interest in technology

* Self-starter and takes ownership for deliverables and deadlines

* Team player

* Good written and verbal communication skills

* Effective customer relationship skills

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: Corning