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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The Optical / OTN Leader

Systems Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Ciena full-time for less than a year


Pros: It's good to work with good equipments, good hardware and software. The company is… Cons: As a small company, HR is not very good, specially if you are not an employee from the headquarters. Also the… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in people and cut some of the bureaucracy so… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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