We are Ciena

Innovation. It's what we do. And it's how we work. 
More satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional - are our endgame.
That's the Ciena difference.

Our Success is Rooted in People

Together, we make a difference in people's lives through the design and implementation of leading network technologies.

​​​​​​​Explore our teams and find where you belong.


Looking for part-time work or want to kick off your career? Learn and grow at Ciena. 

Engineering and Technology

Develop the products and technology that form the foundation of many of the world's largest networks.
sales, service, and support

Sales, Sales Support & Solutions

Deliver our next-generation technologies and shape the future of networking in every corner of the globe.
corporate functions

Supply Chain, Logistics & QA

Influence efficient and successful business arrangements with customers.
corporate and strategy

Marketing & Communications

Tell the world our journey towards the Adaptive Network™.

Why Ciena

Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us. ​​​​​​​
Find out how we take care of everyone at Ciena.
Dive into our culture and the people who fuel it.
Our vision: Networks designed for the future, now. 
A Certified Great Place to Work®. 11 industry awards in 2021.

Watch our People Promise

Trees have had a symbolic meaning to us as our executives and our teams have been planting them at many of our offices to place our roots and make a commitment to the communities we work in.

For us, our success is 'rooted in people' as they are our innovators, helping us grow as a company, much like a tree. 

Company Culture at Ciena

In a third-party Global Engagement Study, individuals at Ciena say:


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome


Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.


I'm proud to tell others I work here.


People here are given a lot of responsibility.


People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

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