Software Engineer Packet Optical - Release

Ciena   •  

Ottawa, ON

Industry: Telecommunications


Not Specified years

Posted 64 days ago

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What will you do at Ciena?

If you want to be exposed to the latest technologies such as Linux, Docker, and Cloud, and you love to work with a variety of technologies, tools, and environments, this is the position for you.

Ciena Corporation, one of the leading technology companies, is certified as one of the “Best Workplaces in Technology” in 2018.

You will be working with the PRISM Release Engineering team to provide the tools and services to enable Ciena R&D DevOps.

Ciena Corporation the network specialist, offers leading network infrastructure solutions, intelligent software and a comprehensive services practice. Our portfolio of software-centric optical and Ethernet platforms combines network element programmability, operating system commonality and management unification, and Carrier Ethernet-based transformation to enable our customers to change the way they compete. Our solutions form the foundation of many of the largest, most reliable and sophisticated service provider, enterprise, government, and research and education networks across the globe.


  • Working in a “DevOps” culture, with end to end responsibilities from requirements to implementation and deployment.
  • Applying the latest industry technologies (Linux, Docker, Cloud) to develop and support in-house, open source, and commercial software.

General Activities

  • Develop and implement new software applications
  • Maintain and improve performance of existing applications

Collaboration with stakeholders

  • Interacting with a globally distributed team of product designers (hardware and software).

Areas of impact

  • Improve the efficiency of R&D design teams, by enabling cost reductions and productivity enhancements.


Experience or strong willingness to learn a subset of the following:

  • Programming Languages: Java (including Spring/Hibernate), Perl, Python, shell scripting
  • Web Technologies: HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, Angular, REST
  • Databases: Oracle, PostgreSQL
  • Deployment Technologies: Docker, OpenStack, Ansible
  • Version Control Systems: Git, Perforce
  • Operating Systems: Linux


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

  • You will receive notification of your successful application
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
  • If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process