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A career that is
anything but ordinary

 

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At Ciena...

We’re a community of innovative and integrated professionals – proud to work for a global leader responsible for networking the world. But it's about more than networks. Our solutions enable you to connect and communicate with friends and family over the internet and on mobiles devices. It's calls home from across the globe. It's financial transactions. It's GPS. It's the ability to stay connected, and we make it easier every day.

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A culture of innovation...

At Ciena, we support industry best practices and standards that benefit our large, multi-national customers, and it shows: We were awarded Vendor of the Year by MEF at their 2015 Excellence Awards program. So whether out customers need subsea, packet or ethernet solutions, they can count on us for innovative advancements and attentive service.

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A commitment to diversity

Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of their race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or age. Our Women@Ciena program is an internal networking and diversity initiative that aims to motivate and inspire women at all levels of our organization. We are committed to taking concrete steps towards gender parity, developing more inclusive cultures, and gender-balanced leadership.

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The heart of Ciena...

Ciena’s culture values and rewards exceptional people. Our people are motivated, well-trained, disciplined, empowered, collaborative and accountable. We reward individuals who demonstrate our cultural values with recognition awards from a simple e-card program, through financial awards culminating in a prestigious annual award.

 

Families are first

We are focused on providing individuals improved work-life flexibility and greater job satisfaction. Our Global Family Leave Policy is on the cutting edge of employee benefit offerings, with generous benefits covering maternity, paternity, adoption and caregiver leave. Not only does our leave policy help attract top-flight talent, but it's simply the right thing to do.

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A path for everyone

It's not enough to simply attract top talent, and Ciena is committed to our employees’ professional development and career progression. Our People Plan aligns to our core value of outstanding people and supports the business with executing against strategic goals and our annual operating plan by delivering in 3 key areas – attract, develop and engage. This means we agree to Individual Development Plans for everyone that enables them to pursue their continued development goals in support of their current and future career paths and with Ciena’s support.

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Ciena’s commitment to the communities where we live and work can be summed up with one simple statement: Ciena Cares. We care about our neighbors, our customers, our industry, and our current and future employees. Through this program, the company matches individual contributions to non-profit organizations and, in this way, extends the reach of Ciena’s corporate giving within and beyond the communities where we are located. Also under the umbrella of Ciena Cares: Donations to national and international philanthropic non-profit organizations like The United Way and The Prince's Trust and support of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education programs.

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Recognitions

1ST

In global market share leader for the total Data Center Interconnect market

Optical Network Hardware Vendor Scorecard,
June 2015

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1ST

In global market share leader for the total Data Center Interconnect market

Ovum Data Center Interconnect Market Share,
April 2015

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Latest Awards

2016

CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide

2016

Lightwave Innovation Awards 2016

2016

America’s Honored Companies

2016

2015 Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice Awards

2015

2015 MEF GEN 15’ Excellence Awards

2015

2015 Telecoms.com Awards

2015

2015 Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition

2015

2015 Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition

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