Electronics 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.

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:

  • Early stage development of electronic circuits and systems for the Corning Optical Communications business
  • Project leadership including coordination of development efforts with a focus on electronic product development
  • Demonstration of new technologies and processes to drive business growth

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Design of analog and digital electronics utilizing circuit simulation software
  • Specification of passive / active components and integrated circuits (ICs)
  • Multi-layer Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design using layout software
  • Development of data acquisition and automation control equipment
  • Define, order, and procure materials and components for prototyping
  • Hands-on circuit / system assembly and testing to verify performance
  • Analyze test data and document results in technical internal reports
  • Documentation of test procedures, experiment plans, and process changes
  • Improve existing laboratory process capabilities and measurement equipment
  • Document new processes and provide related cross training
  • Failure analysis and root cause identification for components and assemblies
  • Participate in teams to solve problems and improve processes using structured problem-solving methods and statistical tools
  • Lead projects and teams in support of department objectives
  • Present periodic project reviews and obtain sponsor approvals
  • Measure and communicate performance against established objectives
  • Communicate results to the project team in both verbal and written forms
  • Collaborate with both internal and external resources to leverage expertise
  • Coordinate third party suppliers to drive completion of project goals
  • Benchmark existing technologies to identify potential business opportunities
  • Electronic design support for other development projects

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 10% travel depending on the project
  • Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
  • 40 hours per week with overtime as needed Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm Flex-time is supported

Required Skills:

  • Electronic circuit design for both analog and digital applications
  • Strong experience with circuit simulation and PCB layout software
  • Hands-on assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of electronic circuits
  • Programming skills for automated data acquisition and image processing using software such as LabVIEW and MATLAB
  • Experience with automation control utilizing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Firmware, Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Design, assembly, and testing of RF / Wireless circuits, systems, & networks
  • RF antenna design, specification, and performance knowledge
  • Understanding of optical fiber and related communications systems
  • Familiarity with optical connectors and related cable assemblies
  • Knowledge of optoelectronic devices and systems

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Electronics Engineering or equivalent, advanced degrees are preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Self-motivated to deliver results with minimal supervision
  • Communicates effectively (verbal & written) to all levels
  • Ability to multitask and balance short / long term priorities
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills
  • Works effectively and builds relationships with global cross functional teams
  • Positive attitude, flexible, proactive, and committed work ethic
  • Scientific curiosity and innovative mindset

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.

Painted Post, NY, US