Lumentum employee in the lab  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Lumentum was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2018):

  • Lumentum encourages employees to make positive lifestyle choices through a Healthy Connections program, which allows employees to track their behaviour (physical activity, nutrition or sleep), win points for consistent behaviour, and earn rewards and wellness related prizes
  • Lumentum cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers a range of additional financial benefits including signing bonuses for some employees, profit-sharing for all, and referral bonuses for employees who recruit candidates from their personal networks (to $2,000 per successful referral)
  • Twice a year, the company funds and highlights development work outside of normal department budgets through the Luminary Program, to address challenges and changes in technology, product concepts and operations
Lumentum employees volunteering at the Ottawa Mission  


Industry Specialty Manufacturing
Established in Canada 2015
Parent company Lumentum
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 332
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 47 years
Longest serving employee 25 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

The Career Directory

Lumentum has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Co-op students for the fall semester at Lumentum during an onboarding session

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Specialty Manufacturing
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Hardware, Software, Optical Engineer
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy

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