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

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Terrible, this is a company without strategy and analytic thinking

Director (Former Employee)

I worked at Ciena

ProsTechnical leadership in the industry
Benefit

ConsCrazy leadership style
Always changing organization and marketing strategy
Politics in office

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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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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I was empowered to start a process.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ciena


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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