Ciena
3.3 of 5 126 reviews
www.ciena.com Hanover, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good company to work with. Don't forget to negotiate well before joining. Usually it's nof yers X 2/2.5

Senior Engineer 2B (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

ProsGood compnay, good work. good compensation, good environment, excellent facility, good life balaance.

ConsIf you fail negotaite well then you will feel bad for the entire tenure, if you are a process oriented guy then this might not be the company for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

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


    Pros: Great life work balance. Long term commitment. Friendly helpful colleagues. The sector is stably going up in general in the next few… Cons: project lifecycle is usually 1 year per major release. The working environemnt is not… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    OK, not great

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Ciena full-time


    Pros: - Good people, helpful and smart - Interesting work - Decent gym (free), good coffee, and very… Cons: - RRSP matching plan is sub-standard compared to others in Ottawa - Management constantly over-commits to customers, then expects the rank and file to… Advice to Senior Management: Hire more people or set more realistic deadlines. More
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