Implementation Specialist

Requisition Number: 41953


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.

What does an Implementation Specialist at Corning do?

Meaningful and pivotal role where you'll ensure that Corning Optical Communications delivers on promises to key Datacenter Strategic and Global Account customers, fulfills all customer expectations and achieves deep and ongoing customer access.  If you have a passion for collaborating with various teams to ensure customers experience the highest level of support, this is a great career opportunity for you! 


What does a typical day look like for an Implementation Specialist?

You will…

  • Meet or exceed monthly measurables as defined by the Implementation Manager  
  • Provide support to the GAM/NBD/Hyperscale/Sales Engineer by uncovering key decision makers and influencers who have key roles within the project sales cycle
  • Collaborate with assigned accounts to meet project delivery schedules by coordinating with Customer Care, PLM, Supply Chain and Manufacturing on large projects
  • Become trusted advisors to Cloud, Colo and Enterprise Datacenter customers, enabling Corning Optical Communications to further nurture and keep named Datacenter Global and Strategic accounts
  • Actively work to uncover new opportunities and assist in closing high profile project business for Corning Optical Communications’ Global and Strategic Data Center market

What does career growth potential look like?

Potential career paths are based on the individual and can include but are not limited to Product Line Management, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering Services, etc.

What Qualifications do we look for?

  • If you have a Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred) along with 3-5 years’ experience in the Telecommunications Industry (Project Management experience included), you sound like a great fit!
  • Customer Care, Marketing, Product Line Management or Sales experience preferred
  • Ability to use to create and maintain projects and customer interaction 
  • Passion for delivering the highest level of support to ensure an excellent customer experience
  • Strong work ethic and superior interpersonal skills

How do I apply?

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Job Location:

  •  Our Charlotte, NC Office 

Position Type:

  • Full-Time


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.

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.

Salary Range
$64,000.00 - 91,000.00
per Year
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Charlotte, NC 28216, US