Ciena
3.3 of 5 118 reviews
www.ciena.com Hanover, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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lots to catch up to be world class in Optical business

Supply Chain Leader (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD (US)

I have been working at Ciena

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

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

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

Director (Current Employee)
Linthicum, MD (US)

I have been working at Ciena


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… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in IT/infrastructure and FP&A. Mandate policies. Man-up. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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I was empowered to start a process.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ciena


Pros: Pay scale was very good. Cons: Short staff so lots of work, not always enough people to handle the work. Training and building… More

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