Ciena
3.4 of 5 117 reviews
www.ciena.com Hanover, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Sales Director (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD (US)

I have been working at Ciena full-time for more than 10 years

ProsTechnology innovation; leader in Optical transport

ConsToo many ex Nortel personnel in middle management roles, stifling innovation
Terrible HR personnel and unprofessional practices

Advice to Senior ManagementSack Business Ops bean counters who are basically clueless and add no value .

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Its a ok place to work

Principal Engineer (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at Ciena full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Flexible working schedule and good working environment Good work and life… Cons: Management is the problem, too many layers of middle management not… Advice to Senior Management: simplify management structure No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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It has been good experience working at Ciena so far.

IT Service Desk/IT Support (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I have been working at Ciena as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: Less Work Pressure, Independence in terms of vacations and holidays, Good processes… Cons: Growth is limited, Sudden and instant terminator from job, Salary is less Keep most… Advice to Senior Management: Keep the employee satisfaction as a key strategy to get best out of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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