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Flexibility in work

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

I have been working at Synopsys full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Flexible working hours
- Lot of challenging things to do, and learn, if you are interested
- Not much pressure to work day and night (but enough work to do if you wan to work day and night)
- Very stable company, good job security

Cons

- Growing in the company takes its own time
- incentives are small for taking extra challenges

Advice to Management

Provide more incentives for someone taking more challenges

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Solid company to work for with many success oriented colleagues

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

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Industry leader, financially solid, with a stable executive management team.
    CEO Aart is viewed as industry visionary and is extremely well respected within the employee ranks. Co-CEO Chi Foon is very approachable and is always willing to have open discussions with rank and file employees. Almost all the people that you work with are very customer success driven and the company consistently outperforms the competition and successfully grows the business.

    Cons

    Company is in an extremely cost driven, commodity market. Customer expectations have created an unhealthy 24/7 environment. All levels of management are under high pressure to grow business while reducing expenses.

    Advice to Management

    Aart's visionary style does not translate to the GM and Sr VP levels. GMs and Sr VPs have very incremental management styles and they are many times unable or unwilling to make tough choices. They rarely take any true risks. All growth has been through acquisitions and the company strategy is not investing enough in the growth (ie hiring more people) of the core products (bleeding the core product profits too much to fund the IP strategy).


  2. Good company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better career opportunities are provided

    Cons

    No transparency in some of the decisions.


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