Ciena may well be the most important technology company you’ve never heard of. The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies. But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps. VR, AI, IOT, 5G … literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work. For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world.
What will you do at Ciena?
At Ciena we are building more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing world. This is an opportunity to impact the world by developing software and hardware technologies that impact Global Networks, Private and Public Cloud Solutions, 4G/5G communications, and SD-WAN. Developing great networking technology takes more than desire: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who reach out to the world through their respective talents. At Ciena, we provide multiple avenues for you to make the world a better place. If you’re looking for more than just a job, we invite you to explore the opportunities available and apply today.
The Packet Software and Access R&D organization is responsible for delivering platform-independent Service Aware Operating System (SAOS), Access products and next-generation virtualized operating system to support Virtualized/SDN/NFV applications.
CCIE in Routing & Switching or MPLS will be a plus
Members of the ETS team have several key deliverables within the Packet Network organization. First is to act as a conduit for customer and field escalations into R&D team for resolution. Activities include problem analysis & recreation using tools and network elements involved, followed by the creation of software defects where appropriate. ETS engineers will then validate candidate software builds that resolve service impacting defects. Lastly, the team executes performance & scalability testing to assist with product architecture requirements and customer soft reference designs.
Areas of impact
Typically spanning from the Metro edge to the customer edge, these products provide Carrier Ethernet/MPLS/G.8032/TDM services in mobile backhaul, enterprise and residential domains.
Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.
Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.
A distinct way to work
Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.
Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.
Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
What you can expect from us