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Focused company with competent people

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

ProsDecent health benefits.
Stock option terms almost guarantee 15%+ profit every 6 months
Great teamwork corporate culture

ConsLow operating margin due to telecom market. Promotion, raise, and bonus are hard to come by.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not a place to build a career

    Engineer (Former Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Ciena full-time

    Pros: - Some people are very knowledgeable in their area - Good technology if you're actually let to work on it - Good place to go after… Cons: - Terrible compensation - Bonuses are a joke - No career development especially for new grads - Not enough room for new grads to prosper - Too many layoffs… Advice to Senior Management: Change the management. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    It has been good working here.

    Module Lead (Current Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Ciena full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros: Best facilities, good salary and flexi timing. Cons: Very few on site opportunities. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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