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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Jose, CA
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    I have been working at Ciena


    Great place to work at. Great people!


    I can't think of any cons so far.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
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    I applied online – interviewed at Ciena.


    The interview process is unprofessional I think. They booked the flight for my onsite, the round trip and interview were in one day. I don't have time for the lunch during the whole interview day. After the interview, they didn't give me any response to tell me I was rejected or not. Months later, I suddenly receive offer from them. But after that, no response any more, even I emailed them to ask about this. And several weeks later, I was told that the they consider other candidates and the offer does not count.....

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Ciena Awards & Accolades

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CRN Partner Program Guide (5 Star Rating) , CRN, 2015
Product and Project Award (Product of the Year) , Environmental Leader, 2015

Additional Info

Headquarters Hanover, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (CIEN)
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE THE NETWORK SPECIALIST? At Ciena, we specialize in helping organizations of all kinds transition to an on-demand experience so they can thrive in today’s application-centric environment. We are enabling cloud-based services on-demand by leading the industry toward an ecosystem for open software control and building the programmable packet-optical ... More

Mission: What does it mean to change the way you compete? It means maximizing both the capabilities of your network, and the many ways your network contributes to your business. At Ciena, we understand that if you can tap into your network’s full potential, it can play a pivotal and proactive role in advancing your strategic initiatives to drive game-changing business outcomes. With our deep expertise in optical, Ethernet, and network automation, we specialize in unlocking that potential.

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