Ciena

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lots to catch up to be world class in Optical business

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

I have been working at Ciena

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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Linthicum, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Linthicum, MD (US)

    I worked at Ciena

    Pros

    people are great to work with. very professional

    Cons

    Little career development or advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focused on company growth

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Linthicum, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Director in 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 lack of investment in infrastructure/processes. Lack of financial analysis. Accounting refuses to provide financial analysis to management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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