Ciena Overview

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

CompetitorsNokia, Infinera, Cisco Systems
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Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2022(#4)

Top CEOs: 2021(#6), 2019(#5)

Ciena Reviews

4.0
86%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
Gary B. Smith
Gary B. Smith
150 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Excellent Company"

Sep. 24, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Excellent company to work with.
Lot of learning opportunities here.
People are extra ordinary helpful.

Cons

Nothing that I can say
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Diversity & Inclusion at Ciena

4.4
(90 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Ciena?

...Amazing company with such incredible culture, promotes diversity, inclusion and flexibility....Read More

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Ciena Interviews

Experience
Positive67%
Negative23%
Neutral11%
Getting an Interview
Applied online48%
Employee Referral16%
Recruiter16%
Difficulty
2.9
Average
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  1. Embedded Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    The interview process was like a normal conversation and you got to know more about what the company does. The behavioral questions can be answered through your own experiences. This position involves a lot of c programming work.
    Interview

    C programming pointer manipulation and how data is stored.

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Company Updates

August 3, 2022
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With Ciena’s new 5132 Router we will bring 100Gb/s service, demarcation, and coherent access to the business and wholesale environments. Learn more in the blog about the latest addition to our Routing and Switching portfolio.
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100G everywhere in the access
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April 25, 2022
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Congratulations to all the teams involved that contributed to Ciena being awarded with Verizon's 2022 Supplier Environmental Excellence Award. Check out this blog to learn more.
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Verizon honors Ciena with Supplier Environmental Excellence Award
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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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Ciena FAQ

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Does Ciena offer relocation assistance?

...Extremely warm welcome from HR, manager and team; great benefits package; great corporate culture; an innovator...

October 8, 2020

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People Also Ask about Ciena

Employees rate Ciena 4 out of 5 stars based on 1,699 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2022, Ciena employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

To get a job at Ciena, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Ciena and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 86 of employees would recommend working at Ciena to a friend. This is based on 230 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

67 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Ciena as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Ciena.

82 of employees think that Ciena has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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