More than just pay

To hire and retain the best talent, we offer competitive compensation, progressive benefits, and wellbeing programs across numerous dimensions. 

We provide comprehensive health and wellness benefits for
​​​​​​​full-time and part-time employees and their dependents.

Physical Wellbeing

The strong correlation between wellness and job performance means your health is of utmost importance to us. Our Global Wellbeing program provides you and your family direct access to resources and programs to improve your physical health.

The program consists of numerous tools that you can access through our wellbeing portal. Key components include, but are not limited to:
  • Fitness challenges
  • Activity and sleep tracking
  • Incentives for participation
  • Wellbeing coordinators

  • Wellness reimbursements
  • Wellness classes & personalized programs

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Social and Mental Wellbeing

We offer comprehensive resources to help you and your loved ones improve your social and mental health, address emotional and family challenges, and develop stronger social connections with your colleagues.

Our flexible working conditions ensures you find time to rest and take time off from work to spend time with your family.

Employee Assistance Program

Through our recognized partners, we offer all full-time and part-time individuals and their household members free counseling, resources, and information to help them navigate challenges. The service is completely confidential. In addition to phone consultations and referrals to community resources, online resources include details on:
  • Improving family communication
  • Maintaining harmony between work and home life
  • Managing life changes
  • Handling stress
  • Surviving the loss of a loved one
  • Managing anxiety and depression
  • Handling substance abuse
  • Reporting bullying and harassment
  • Managing workplace issues
  • Identifying couples support
  • Navigating parenting challenges
  • Caring for an elder
  • Receiving support for career counseling, reitrement planning, and financial planning
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Financial Wellbeing

In addition to competitive Health and welfare benefits, we provide access to a suite of options designed to enhance your financial well-being, including Retirement plans, an Employee Share Purchase Program, plus resources to offer financial education for whatever life stage you might be at.​​​​​​​


Everyone receives competitive, fair, and transparent compensation with regular pay practice assessment and incentives tied to business and individual performance.

Recognition Program

In addition to rewarding performance via our annual bonus, our reward program, 'Bravo!' is designed to encourage peer-to-peer recognition, including monetary and non-monetary rewards for colleagues making a real difference at Ciena.

Financial Wellness

As part of our Global Wellbeing program, you'll also have access to financial and retirement planning, with tools and resources to help you with your financial fitness.

Tuition Reimbursment

We offer tuition reimbursement allowances for courses leading up towards a degree or maintaining a degree relevant to your current position at Ciena, or a role you can potentially achieve in the near future. This includes tuition, books, materials, and lab fees related to the course or series of courses,  within the provided allowance limit.
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