Cadence Design Systems
3.3 of 5 311 reviews
www.cadence.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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Cadence is doing well in terms of strategy

Engineering Director (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsGood technology oriented company with good people

ConsWork-life balance is not good.

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

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    One the right track, for the most part. But, moving too slowly, and carrying too much baggage.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time


    Pros: -Renewed focus on quality from the top. (Unfortunately, the thick, multiple layers of management make… Cons: -Too much middle and upper management (managers, directors, VP's) slows things down, and creates unnecessary levels of complexity and loss of focus. -Needs more individual contributor… Advice to Senior Management: The organizational changes made over the last 3-4 years have had a tremendous positive affect on the company, both within and without. But, there are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Cadence was perhaps the least satisfying company I've worked for over the past 20 years.

    Senior Member Consulting Staff (Former Employee)
    Chelmsford, MA

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The coworkers were enjoyable and mostly good natured. The payscale was… Cons: As a very senior software engineer, we were supplied with very old, slow and inadequate computers and ancient code. Getting a second monitor was considered… Advice to Senior Management: I've seen managers/department heads there who had never worked anywhere but Cadence. The couldn't relate to any development processes other than the ones that had… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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