Ciena
3.3 of 5 127 reviews
www.ciena.com Hanover, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Sales Director (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD

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

    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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    Not Much Growth Opportunity

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Ciena


    Pros: Good benefits and mediocre pay for entry level engineers. Free water and… Cons: Not much growth opportunity. There are barely raises and bonuses are nearly none existent. Promotions… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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