Systems Architecture & Engineering, Software Development
Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one - your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.
What we're looking for:
We believe in the power of people. We are a network strategy and technology company that is motivated by making a difference in people lives - their productivity, their creativity, their health and comfort. That's why our engineers design and implement technologies that allow people to do great things.
With customer, proven capabilities, the Ciena Packet Control Plane team is enhancing and advancing Routing and MPLS capabilities to take advantage of worldwide market opportunities as Service Providers virtualize their networks, unify their legacy networks, and prepare for 5G. The next generation product delivers virtualized routing to integrate with SDN and NFV technologies.
What will you be doing in your role at Ciena?
•Develop understanding and expertise in service provider next-gen solutions, like 5G, converged networks, using BGP, IS-IS, LDP, Segment Routing and EVPN technologies •Develop software skills to design, develop, validate and document advanced networking features and capabilities which are deployed in service provider networks •Contribute to integration with enabling technologies including third party software, virtual and distributed SDN and NFV environments •Trouble shoot and fix reported issues with routing protocol and services; Identify root cause, diagnose, debug and deliver robust timely fixes •Continuous learning and development of skills in system and network virtualization (Docker Containers, SDN, NFV)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline
Strong programming skills with strong debugging and trouble shooting skills
Exposure to networking fundamentals, operating systems concepts, Linux network stack and embedded systems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effectively able to collaborate with multiple teams across geographically diverse areas
Curiosity and passion to learn how complex system work and make them better
AboutCiena Cienais a network strategy and technology companywith apassion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.We attract the best and brightest- those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.
Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering theirpassion and purpose. We trusteach individualto do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.With Ciena's highly innovative, forward-thinking businesspractices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries.Unlock your potential at Ciena! Being You @ Ciena As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual's strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination. Cienais also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measuresrequiredforyou to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
We do not charge any fee for employment and the same applies to the Recruitment Partners we work with. Additionally, we do not ask for any refundable security deposit to be paid in bank accounts for employment purposes. We request candidates to be cautious of misleading communications and not pay any fee/ deposit to individuals/ agencies/ employment portals on the pretext of attending Ciena's interview process or seeking employment with us.
Ciena Corporation is an American telecommunications networking equipment and software services supplier based in Hanover, Maryland. The company has been described by The Baltimore Sun as the "world's biggest player in optical connectivity." The company reported revenues of $3.57 billion for 2019. Ciena had approximately 6,000 employees, as of October 2018. Gary Smith serves as president and chief executive officer.
Customers include AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Korea Telecom, Sprint Corporation, and Verizon Communications.