AR/VR Engineer Technical Lead

at Corning
Published September 30, 2022
Location Painted Post, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Our team is looking for an Augmented or Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Engineer to help us push the limits on the next generation of interactive computing for our clients. This team is working with some of our most advanced technologies including augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and computer vision (CV). As a member of our organization, you will assist us in delivering solutions for both our internal and external customer using these technologies. The AR VR Technical Lead will work on a team called 'Value Acceleration' whose mission is to work directly with the Corning businesses to deliver digital work products that provide new value to the enterprise. This role will lead hands-on frontend & backend AR/VR engineering, developing scalable, reusable services in the AR/VR space. They will work closely with the customer, the product owner, other engineers, analysts and domain experts to deploy MVPs and Products built with our digital application platforms. Your work will be crucial to our global digital transformation efforts because it helps deliver mixed reality platforms, leveraging agile methodologies to create value more effectively. The successful candidate will be responsible to participate in various MVP and Product implementations leveraging agile practices and the value delivery teams, leveraging our AR/VR platforms to implement technology our manufacturing facilities and delivering capability to customers that need it. Members of this new exciting team will get direct feedback from their customers on business value and how it is accelerating Corning's digital transformation.


As an AR/VR Engineer, your main responsibilities will be to:

* Work with the AR VR Product Manager and act as the technical leader to implement AR/VR solutions for the business
* Create the AR VR patterns that will be scalable and ready for new manufacturing facilities
* Build out the operations plan for AR/VR for the Enterprise
* Lead the AR/VR team (working with the AR VR Product Manager) to support business requirements
* Define and Refine hardware and software development activities around AR/VR
* Translate loosely defined requirements into solutions • Facilitate debug of issues across services, at all component levels
* Use our agile toolchain service offering for your day-to-day activities and work to continually improve it
* Designs and develops solutions related to AR/VR by creating new and modifying existing software applications
* Analyzes system requirements and business processes
* Creates prototypes, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements systems
* Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget
* Frequent contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects or contracts
* Facilitate training and participate in executive briefings on AR VR
* Lead technical meetings for internal and external representatives concerning specific operations

Education, Experience, and Technical Qualifications:

* Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, IT, IS, or equivalent area of technical study
* 5+ years of experience developing apps, games, or AR/VR experiences
* Proficiency with Unity, Unreal, or similar 3D engines
* Experience leading a small team of 3 or more
* 5+ years experience with hardware devices such HoloLens, Oculus, Realwear, etc.
* Experience with programming languages such as C#, Objective-C, etc.
* Experience doing rapid prototyping, good intuition in making time vs. complexity tradeoffs
* A minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with agile and using agile delivery frameworks and tools such as Jira
* Coding languages, such as Python, .NET, Go, Java, JavaScript/Node.JS is a plus
* Manufacturing experience in the augmented reality space is a plus
* Certification in major cloud infrastructure provider and/or CNCF related technologies is a plus

Other Qualifications:

* Demonstrate a passion for working as a champion on behalf of a business to deliver a project and products that provide tangible value to the business
* Proficiency in presenting products, train, and champion digital to a large organization
* Demonstrated curiosity and an ability to learn new skills on an ongoing, sustained basis
* Proficiency when analyzing problems, thinking about overall operation, failure modes and how to address these problems proactively
* Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to break down technical systems to help business partners understand the value
* Ability to collaborate with other teams across the company, sharing experiences and lessons learned for continual improvement
* Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
* Process-oriented with great documentation skills

What sets us apart? Corning's unwavering commitment to Diversity. Diversity is integral to Corning's belief in the fundamental dignity of the individual - one of Corning's seven Values. We are committed to providing an environment where all employees can thrive. This begins with an understanding that our global workforce consists of a rich mixture of diverse people. This diversity will continue to be a source of our strength as well as a competitive advantage. If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; and if you are up to the challenge of working for a world-class organization that makes real, profitable advanced materials, then visit Corning's website at

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

Nearest Major Market: Corning