Network Technology Manager

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.

Purpose of Position:

Engage Senior technical leadership at Carriers on technology evolution and challenges
Demonstrate leadership and credibility in Carrier optical communications networks and interoperability with wireless and copper networks and operations.
Collaborate with industry value chain of system vendors, component manufacturers, construction and installation companies and consultants in conjunction with Carrier customer engineers to identify and develop new solutions for converged networks.
Responsibilities:

Global subject matter expert in carrier network technologies (optical transmission, photonic technologies, wireless and copper communications to include but not limited to VDSL2, Vectoring, G.Fast, RF transmission, CRAN, ODAS, 4G LTE, 5G, satellite, G/GEPON, WDM PON, NG-PON2, DWDM technologies).
Specific emphasis on wireless solutions for both mobility and fixed wireless access to include network topology, system requirements for macro and small cell, backhaul and fronthaul and equipment vendor solutions and capabilities.
Engages directly with Carriers and system vendor engineers to understand technology roadmaps, architectures, network strategies, advantages and limitations of each portion of the network.
Match customer requirements with Corning solutions and identify Corning technology capabilities in optical/wireless/copper convergence to apply against customer problems.
Together with system vendors and carrier customers identify long term technology roadmap to align Corning Carrier Networks technology focus.
Raise Corning personnel level of solutions and system knowledge through training sessions, workshops, webinars.
Develop deep customer technical relationships through customer technology workshops, visits to Corning technology centers and joint technology projects.
Support Corning Carrier technology roadmap to include technology event maps, communication system requirements, technology trends (access, metro, long haul) and identify commercial, PLM and technology capability gaps.
Required Skills:

Deep and broad technical knowledge on Carrier networks, optical communications, wireless communications, photonic technologies, FTTH, FTTx, xDSL, RF transmission, and the ability to collaborate with Carrier leadership,engineers and system vendors
Ability to work across functional teams in a matrix environment
Qualified candidates will have work experience in optical engineering, wireless systems, Carriers, Engineering firm or communications gear supplier.
Must possess an in-depth understanding of optical networks and how they interact with wireless and copper systems
10+ years of experience in the Telecommunications industry
Required Education:

BS in Engineering (preference in Optical or Electrical Eng

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