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

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lots to catch up to be world class in Optical business

Supply Chain Leader (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD (US)

I have been working at Ciena

Proslearning opportunities are available; good place to work closely with teams from different functions;global presence; focus on customers and relationships

Conspoor systems; weak in integration; feels like you are always playing catch up to meet deadlines or quarterly revenue targets;no salary increases.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in tools for engineering teams;motivate personnel with annual salary increase;reduce number of layers and senior executives with meaningless titles

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I was empowered to start a process.

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Pros: Pay scale was very good. Cons: Short staff so lots of work, not always enough people to handle the work. Training and building… More

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MEN division still has Nortel culture hangover

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Ottawa, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Ciena


Pros: flexibility for family somewhat interesting work Cons: (specific to MEN division) 'Nortel' culture and old boy system still exists. little opportunity for… Advice to Senior Management: Create professional advancement opportunities To be fair they have tried… More

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