Synopsys

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Synopsys Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.7 447 reviews

96% Approve of the CEO

Synopsys Co-CEOs Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan

Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan

(343 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides a good work/life balance, mostly an un-stressed work environment(in 64 reviews)

  • The work environment is exciting and there are a bunch of new challenges every week(in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • gt;) Limited opportunities for growth(in 12 reviews)

  • There is not much room for career growth for the CAEs(in 16 reviews)

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    Best place to work

    Senior R&D Engineer II (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsWork environment is really good. Compensation is one of best in the industry.

    ConsDon't have any problems. Company is doing really good and people love to work here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Synopsys India

    Staff R&D Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood work life balance
    Matured/ professional managers
    Good culture

    ConsConservative company
    Growth is stagnating in EDA

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company

    Applications Consultant (Current Employee) Marlborough, MA (US)

    ProsSuccessful company, excellent work environment, trusting management.

    ConsInternal information for employee use could be better

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsA nice working environment and growing company

    Consdifficult to climb up, no real corporate ladder to move ahead

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    R&D Supervisor

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery dynamic, challenging and stable.

    ConsMuch politics as always for big companies.

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    Life balance but few opportunity

    Senior R&D Engineer I (Current Employee) Xiamen, Fujian (China)

    ProsNot too much assignment and have time for traveling and life balance

    ConsOffice culture is good in Xiamen, but personal growth is much slow and have few opportunity for promotion

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Enjoyed a colleague friendly work environement. Business execution processes

    R&D Engineer (Former Employee)

    ProsNice friendly people and some talented researchers. Top management has clear directions. Moderate benefits and time-off policies.

    ConsMid level management tends to have little leadership and insufficient perspectives. Outdated business tracking systems. Stable, maybe too stable, little fluidity to change.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunication across layers of management to be stressed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Flexible

    Senior CAD Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsLot of Learning, Open minded culture

    ConsNeed to work hard to achieve the goals. Straight forward attitude people has tough time to sustain.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe considerate of long standing employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company to work with

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsCompensation best in industry, Timely Promotions

    ConsLess opportunities to explore in the diverse domains.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Stable but not innovative

    Senior R&D Engineer (Current Employee) Noida (India)

    ProsFinancial Stability is the best thing in Synopsys. You do not need to worry about salary.

    ConsSalary. They are so miser in paying. The work pressure is too much and there is very less innovation. The company grows only by acquisition.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider improving the work culture and have more easy schedules.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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