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Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Linthicum, MD
Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Linthicum, MD

I have been working at Ciena full-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Nice people to work with

Cons

Planning is not theremneed more employee comeunication

Advice to Management

Everything is base don events

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Changing times

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    Current Employee - Sales Director in Linthicum, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Linthicum, MD

    I have been working at Ciena full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Technology innovation; leader in Optical transport

    Cons

    Too many ex Nortel personnel in middle management roles, stifling innovation
    Terrible HR personnel and unprofessional practices

    Advice to Management

    Sack Business Ops bean counters who are basically clueless and add no value .

  2. Its a ok place to work

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Ciena full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working schedule and good working environment
    Good work and life balance, ok compensation and benefits
    There are some intelligent people

    Cons

    Management is the problem, too many layers of middle management
    not much career opportunities, sometimes unreasonable project schedules

    Advice to Management

    simplify management structure

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