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Slow to change or adapt, very conservative fiscally

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

Pros

Good benefit package and bonus program, good location and facilities, challenging work for the right people in the right departments.

Cons

Very slow to make technical changes internally, can be very autocratic and non collaborative, questioning decisions often frowned upon by upper management. Very fiscally conservative, huge amounts of cash in reserve and healthy business but unwilling to give raises over the past three years.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen more to employees, encourage collaboration, frown upon decisions made just because some VP's reputation is on the line, don't boast about earnings and new business and then announce shut downs, lay offs and no salary increases.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Synopsys

  1.  

    A good lazy place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    Low risk, a safe place in terms of layoffs and based on the revenue model, they are going to be alright, even if there is another recession.

    Cons

    Things move very slow; not too efficient.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I wish the middle management had passion of Aart and Chi .

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    One of the best place to work in the valley

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    Nice and intelligent colleagues, leader in many aspects of EDA.

    Cons

    Moves like an aircraft carrier instead of a speedboat

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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