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"good place to work"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Linthicum, MD
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Linthicum, MD
Approves of CEO

Pros

people are great to work with. very professional

Cons

Little career development or advancement

Advice to Management

focused on company growth

Other Employee Reviews for Ciena

  1. "lots to catch up to be world class in Optical business"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Leader in Linthicum, MD
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Leader in Linthicum, MD
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    learning opportunities are available; good place to work closely with teams from different functions;global presence; focus on customers and relationships

    Cons

    poor systems; weak in integration; feels like you are always playing catch up to meet deadlines or quarterly revenue targets;no salary increases.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in tools for engineering teams;motivate personnel with annual salary increase;reduce number of layers and senior executives with meaningless titles


  2. "Flexible, fulfilling, but still acts like a start-up which is sometimes not a good thing."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Linthicum, MD
    Current Employee - Director in Linthicum, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible, good salary, ok benefits, nice offices in Linthicum MD,

    Cons

    Lack of processes/systems cause many manual and therefore time-consuming, error-prone activities. Lots of non-value add work due to lack of investment in infrastructure/processes. Lack of financial analysis. Accounting refuses to provide financial analysis to management.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in IT/infrastructure and FP&A. Mandate policies. Man-up.

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