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Discrimination among the employee & contractors
IT Associate (Current Employee) –  IndiaOctober 25, 2019
Discrimination among the employee & contractors
Treat contractors as slaves
No appraisal
make fake promises to make you a Fulltime employee.
No leaves
Poor management.
managers are not helpful.
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5.0
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Innovative Workplace
Senior Test Engineer (Current Employee) –  GurgaonSeptember 18, 2019
It has been fun to work in Ciena always. It has been a very nice journey throughout. They help me grow and taught me a lot, gave me a nice carrier opportunity.
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Great Company
Analyst, IT Operations (Current Employee) –  GurgaonJuly 25, 2019
1. Best work life balance
2. Free Food and Cabs
3. Best in class salary
4. Management is very supportive.
5. Multiple cultural event and participation.
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Nice place for Neworking related work
Team Lead (Current Employee) –  GurgaonSeptember 25, 2018
Ciena is a Networking company which provides ample opportunities to learn various Networking technologies. Also, they have a nice work-life balance. They also provide support for extra-curricular activities.
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
Very few onsite opportunities
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Good company but no opportunity to grow
Senior Analyst (Current Employee) –  IndiaJuly 13, 2018
Good company but no opportunity to grow. Overall culture of company is good, infrastructure is good. The good performing employees are not recognized & not properly compensated.
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Senior Associate (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaApril 10, 2018
Ciena is a great place to learn and earn. It has been a great satisfaction working here and management is also very helpful to achieve the individual goals.
Pros
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Good Payer but not good management
Associate (Former Employee) –  Gurgaon, IndiaMarch 24, 2018
Good company, nice infrastructure but work culture is not good. Very much manager centeric company. If your manager doesn't like you , or you say anything that he doesn't approve u can b fired in a day.
Pros
Free lunches, free cab, gym reimbusment
Cons
management not at all good
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Productive and fun place to work
XV. ON-Designer Flex Select Network Planning Tool (Former Employee) –  HyderabadFebruary 25, 2018
Good Place to work. Ciena is the client for Choral Technologies. Work place culture is good. Learned Java Swings here as the Career Startup. The company is an excellent source for learning.
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Nice place to work
Lead Engineer (Current Employee) –  new delhiJanuary 17, 2018
Undoubtedly ciena always encourages me and leaves no stone unturned to give credit .motivating and encouraging environment
friendly and fun atmosphere
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Productive and fun place
Technical Lead (Gurgaon) (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaDecember 7, 2017
Pros:
a)Amazing Workplace to learn and try new things.
b)Personal-professional worklife balance
c)Opportunities to drive features independently which makes you grow
d)Cultural activities on main festivals like diwali,holi to make this place feel like more of home too.
e)Provide free Lunch services, and also cab services are there which makes life easier.
f)Transparency in system related to …
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Cons
As such there is no major cons
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Nice organization
Solution Engineer (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaNovember 26, 2017
Nice work culture and friendly environment with no work pressure and high remuneration.
Good growth opportunities and highly motivated staff.
Reliability and stability is the vital point.
Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing
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Superb company with open mindsets
Analyst, IT Apps (Former Employee) –  Gurgaon, IndiaSeptember 24, 2017
Ciena is a global telecom company based in North Americas. It offers great telecom products and services and has presence spanned across the globe. Great work life balance.
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Great Culture and Very Good compensation
Sr. Manager (Former Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaAugust 28, 2017
Great Culture among the organization
Good Compensation
Good people to work with
Nice HR policies
Employee friendly environment
Fun and trust at work place
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Good
Project Manager (Current Employee) –  MumbaiAugust 20, 2017
Lot of Learnings and good working culture. There is enough flexibility and can manage work and personal life. Opportunity to work on globally Projects.
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Nice Work Culture
Team Leader - Operations (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaJuly 22, 2017
- Every day is the new day to work and also so much learning.
- Team management, new problem skills, Different issues taught new ways to resolve the same.
- Amazing workplace culture
- Dealing with individual guys.
- Good balance in professional as well as personal life
Pros
Time to time training sessions
Cons
Long hours and Cab facility unavailability
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Loads of Commercial Learning
Analyst (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaJuly 11, 2017
Ciena is very employee focus company, won many awards for best place to work on.

Flexible working

You can learn a lot, if you want to build your career in commercial management.

I am try to make my career in Analytics, that is the only reason I am looking for Job, otherwise there is no worry in Ciena. As of today the best company I have worked for.
Pros
Meals, Cab, Flexible working
Cons
Slow growth
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Ciena is a great place to work
Product Verification Engineer(2A) (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaMay 7, 2017
Ciena values its employees. One gets good work exposure here.
Working here I enhanced my skill set and gromed my soft skills as well. I managed to maintain work-life balance here.
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Good Place to Work
Module Leader (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaMay 6, 2017
It's very good company to work for.
Nice work culture, good policies, work environment.
Work Life Balance depends upon the team, which you work for.
Management is Good.
Carrer Advancement is a challenge, after a certain level.
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Ciena is a good place to work
Module Lead (Current Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaApril 2, 2017
In Ciena I got a very good expousre on the Layer-1(OTN , Control Plane). It is a good place to work, with lot of stress buster activities through out the year e.g Team Lunches, Birthday Celebrations, Holi Party, Diwali Party(Big Bash), Team outings etc.
Pros
Hospitality part is good (Smart Office, Free Lunches, Free Cab). HR Policies are good.
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Awesome work culture
Senior QA Manager (Former Employee) –  Gurgaon, HaryanaAugust 12, 2016
Great Company to work for. Excellent opportunity for learning.

Growth is great at Junior Levels. Leadership training's are provided.

Senior Management Leadership teams are very good. Open communication.

Good work life balance.
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