Sr Project Engineer:

Painted Post New York

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.

Responsibilities and expectations: Senior Project Engineer responsible for developing new and/or improved optical fibers.

• Conceive of novel fiber designs, including refractive index profiles and composition, and associated manufacturing processes that provide advantaged attributes and/or cost.

• Work on cross-functional teams, including commercial functions, and collaborate with process and equipment experts within and outside the development organization(s)

• Design and direct experimentation and modeling to demonstrate value of new fiber designs; analyze data, generate conclusions, and make recommendations. The work location for this assignment is in Corning, NY


Education and Experience: PhD in Electrical or Optics Engineering field (or similar) and >8 yrs experience, including practical experience in optical fiber research and development


Required Knowledge / Skills:

• Optical fiber profile design for delivering targeted optical attributes

• Low loss and Ultra low loss fiber design and manufacturing processes

• Bend insensitive fiber designs, compositions and manufacturing processes

• Modeling predictions for fiber attributes

• Halide doping during sintering of optical fiber preforms

• Optical transmission system testing and analysis


Desired Skills:

• Ability to work interactively on cross functional teams with ties to R&D and Manufacturing.

• Demonstrated problem solving skills • Ability to design and carry out experiments

• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

• Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

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.

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