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

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Test Engineer (Current Employee)
City of Spokane Valley, WA (US)

I have been working at Ciena

ProsCiena pays among the leaders.

ConsWork/life balance could use improvement.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to employee, ask for feedback.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Flexible, fulfilling, but still acts like a start-up which is sometimes not a good thing.

Director (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD (US)

I have been working at Ciena


Pros: Flexible, good salary, ok benefits, nice offices in Linthicum MD, Cons: Lack of processes/systems cause many manual and therefore time-consuming, error-prone activities. Lots of non-value add work due to… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in IT/infrastructure and FP&A. Mandate policies. Man-up. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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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


Pros: learning opportunities are available; good place to work closely with… Cons: poor systems; weak in integration; feels like you are always playing… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in tools for engineering teams;motivate personnel with annual salary… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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