Compare Ciena vs Infinera BETA

See how working at Ciena vs. Infinera compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Ciena vs. Infinera. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Ciena

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Infinera

Employee Ratings

  • Ciena scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 856 reviews)
Ciena employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 423 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Ciena employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Ciena employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Ciena employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Ciena employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Ciena employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Ciena Ceo Gary B. Smith
93%
93%Gary B. Smith
Ciena employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Infinera Ceo Tom Fallon
72%
72%Tom Fallon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Ciena employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Ciena employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Infinera employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

Ciena has 119 more total submitted salaries than Infinera.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Lead Engineer32 Salaries
$110,914/yr
Senior IT Applications Analyst9 Salaries
$111,115/yr
Senior Director11 Salaries
$188,018/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Hardware Development Engineer16 Salaries
$128,597/yr
Member of Technical Staff27 Salaries
$139,799/yr
Senior Manager4 Salaries
$171,160/yr

What Employees Say

  • Ciena had 82 more reviews than Infinera that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Ciena had 37 more reviews than Infinera that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Ciena had 18 more reviews than Infinera that mentioned "No cons" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 147 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 75 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 65 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 38 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 28 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 10 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Test Intern

I worked at Ciena for more than a year

Pros

good benefits, people, several senior long term employees with lots of experience.

Cons

On boarding takes a while. Slow tickets issued.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Infinera full-time for less than a year

Pros

Great technology. Will get to work with some of the coolest tech in the planet for telecom network. Essential business of telecom. Covid did not affect this company.

Cons

Slow. It may be part of the systemic process. Processes can be improved

Job Postings

Ciena has 206 more recently posted open jobs than Infinera.