Synopsys Reviews

Updated September 13, 2014
Updated September 13, 2014
472 Reviews
3.8
472 Reviews
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Synopsys Co-CEOs Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
363 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides a good work/life balance, mostly an un-stressed work environment (in 66 reviews)

  • The work environment is exciting and there are a bunch of new challenges every week (in 40 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent place to work. Excellent environment & truly world class Company.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work environment is excellent & benefits are good.

    Cons

    Very slow growth, moving to higher grades is very Slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve compensation mechanism, IT department is worse in Compensation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work and good place to settle if you have family!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work culture is very good. Great managers with technical knowledge. Good experincied team members in most of the teams. Communication skill and people soft skills exhibited by managers definitely deserves appreciation! Great place to have a blaved family and work life!!

    Cons

    Not good in compensation compared VLSI current market

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great learning place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    technology driven company.
    Good knowledge base
    sharing of information is easy

    Cons

    easier access to live designs and sample work areas to test ability of tools

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More access to IP solutions within the Org.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Best place to work for , Brilliant people and excellent work

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work , lots of opportunity. Best in technology .
    People are simply awesome here.
    Its always good to work around brilliant people.
    Best place to work for.

    Cons

    I hardly find any cons here.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Excellent place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Technically challenging job. Good work life balance. Good pay

    Cons

    No Cons really. Very good place to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Synopsys India

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff R&D Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Staff R&D Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Matured/ professional managers
    Good culture

    Cons

    Conservative company
    Growth is stagnating in EDA

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Best place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant  in  Marlborough, MA
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant in Marlborough, MA

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Successful company, excellent work environment, trusting management.

    Cons

    Internal information for employee use could be better

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    R&D Supervisor

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Synopsys full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very dynamic, challenging and stable.

    Cons

    Much politics as always for big companies.

  11.  

    Great Company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Synopsys

    Pros

    Compensation best in industry, Timely Promotions

    Cons

    Less opportunities to explore in the diverse domains.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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