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Amazing place to work! Excellent career growth

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Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Ciena full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

They employ brillant people, the best in the industry. Great work environment! Excellent support & they truely thrive on innovation. Can work closely with upper managment & customers.

Cons

None really, I'm very pleased.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the great work & focus.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Ciena is a collection of mediocre acquisitions struggling for relevance in the carrier networking market.

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    Current Employee - Engineering
    Current Employee - Engineering

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good people, and lots of room to explore different career avenues.

    Cons

    Compensation is not competitive in some markets. The future is always in doubt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop throwing good money after bad projects. Cut your losses, figure out where your greatest strengths lie and aim for the fence for once.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Lead engineer

    Former Employee - Lead Engineer  in  Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Lead Engineer in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Ciena full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very dedicated and talented people, flexible workplace, challenging environment

    Cons

    Going through lot of reorg, uncertainty! Ok benefits

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