Ciena Overview

  • www.ciena.com
  • Hanover, MD
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1992
  • Company - Public (CIEN)
  • Telecommunications Manufacturing
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsNokia, Infinera, Cisco Systems
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Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2021(#6), 2019(#5)

Ciena Reviews

4.1
87%
Recommend to a Friend
99%
Approve of CEO
Gary B. Smith
Gary B. Smith
120 Ratings
Top CEOs Canada 2021
5.0
Current Employee

"Good work life balance"

Aug 10, 2021 - Embedded Software Engineer in Kanata, ON
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Ciena provides a good work life balance, flex PTOs and training, beautiful office building and free coffee, etc. No agile develop meetings every morning, which allow individuals to be self-managed.

Cons

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Diversity & Inclusion at Ciena

4.2
(50 reviews)

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Ciena Interviews

Experience
Positive65%
Negative23%
Neutral11%
Getting an Interview
Applied online48%
Recruiter17%
Employee Referral16%
Difficulty
2.9
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  1. Learning & Development Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Simple screening round but no clarity about next steps. Was kept on hold for more than 3 weeks after promising about further rounds.

    Was told 2 rounds including screening round
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Ciena Awards & Accolades

  • Glassdoor's Employee's Choice Award - Top CEOs 2021Glassdoor2021
  • World’s Most Admired CompaniesFortune2021

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Does Ciena offer massages?

...Ciena provides a good work life balance, flex PTOs and training, beautiful office building and free coffee, etc....

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