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Healthy Work Environment, good food.

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Current Employee - IT Support
Current Employee - IT Support

I have been working at Ciena as a contractor for more than a year

Pros

Good Working Environment and better chance to grow.

Cons

Sometimes there is a partiality with Indians.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

They must increase their work in India

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Ciena

  1.  

    Ciena is a good company to work with as the working environment as well as people are good here.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Ciena

    Pros

    Perfect balance between professional life and personal life.

    Cons

    Kind of work is not too challenging

    Recommends
  2.  

    Good high tech company compared to the industry in Ottawa area

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ciena

    Pros

    Balanced work and personal life
    Laid back atmosphere
    Good support in terms of R&D enviornment, tools, etc.
    Opportunities to be exposed to one of the best optical technologies in the world

    Cons

    Very limited room for career advancement
    Too much mid-level management overhead
    Important positions are always held by people who are into process/bureaucracy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Estabish a culture to promote/encourage people with strong technical expertise. Otherwise, the company is becoming more and more like public sector where attending meetings has the highest priority.

    No opinion of CEO
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