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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Linthicum, MD

ProsEveryone is so friendly and supportive. Full of very smart people, the best at what they do. Ciena only hires the best. Everyone around you helps you succeed.

ConsSometimes there are too many level of senior management. IT department is somewhat incompetent.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees, and empower them to make change without so many levels of approval.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ciena is a good employer to work for.

    Lead Engineer (Former Employee) Durham, NC

    I worked at Ciena


    Pros: Opportunities to grow. Management is not micro. Cons: Very focused in growth in MD. Advice to Senior Management: Few acquisitions turned out to be successful. Need to be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Ciena is a great place to grow as an engineer.

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee) Linthicum, MD

    I have been working at Ciena


    Pros: The exposure to new technology in telecom and fiber optics is unmatched. The engineers are brilliant and very good at teaching younger engineers about… Cons: There is an awful lot of red tape. Engineers are constantly hampered by paperwork requirements, which obviously results in less time designing and testing. There… Advice to Senior Management: Let engineers spend more time in the lab and designing… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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