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Together, we make a difference.

The blending of our deep humanity and relentless innovation is what sets us apart and makes us such a unique place to work.

Our Purpose in action

Ciena’s Month of Goodness

Watch our recap video to see how our teams have made an impact.

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Working at Ciena as a US Army Senior Officer: How Ciena Helps Fahad Balance Sales and Service

Fahad Digankar is a technical account manager on the Ciena government sales team who ...

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Closing digital gaps and empowering students in the South Pacific

Ivan Polizzi, Regional Managing Director of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific, shar...

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Leader insights: Scott McFeely – Inspired by and empowering network innovators at Ciena

Scott McFeely, Senior Vice President of Global Products & Services, has been a guidin...



The early in career experience at Ciena

In this video, Kelia Updike, a graduate of the Marketing Development Program, and Tyl...

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Providing flexibility for when, where, and how we work

Ciena is embracing flexible working and here, we discuss the benefits that it brings ...

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Making an impact with Pride at Ciena

Leaders from our Pride at Ciena employee resource group share how they are providing ...

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Meet the leaders of our Black and African Heritage employee resource group

Todd Chapman and Terry Miller, the leaders of our Black and African Heritage employee...

Giving Back

Since 2015, team members in Montreal have joined the peloton to participate in the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Over the years the team has raised more than $260,000 to fund cancer research at a local hospital.

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Our people stories

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Career insights

Supporting our people in exploring their passions


Career insights: Helping to drive innovation through leadership

From an engineer to a team leader, Vivek Goyal, Senior Director of Hardware Engineeri...



Career insights: From intern to leader, Pradap shares his career journey

Pradap Rajagopal began his career as an intern and has grown his experience in engine...



Leader insights: David Rothenstein on evolving your career path

David Rothenstein, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, shares how his c...



Leader insights: Sheela Kosaraju on making the most of every opportunity

Sheela Kosaraju, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, shares how she has been s...


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Teams in Buenos Aires planting new trees at a nature reserve (Argentina)

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Ezra and Andrew celebrating pride at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit (United States)

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Team members from our Alpharetta office donating clothing for those in need (United States)

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Colleagues celebrating Holi at our Gurugram office (India)