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Santa Clara, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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Mirafra Technologies, Einfochips, SmartPlay
Synapse Design is the industry leader in design services for highly complex SOCs and ASICs and is the engineering backbone of many top tier semiconductor and systems companies around the world. The Company's products and services support customers creating ... Read more

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Synapse Design Co-founder, President and CEO Satish Bagalkotkar
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
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    I have been working at Synapse Design full-time (Less than a year)


    Nice place to work until you are into project.
    Strong Clients


    No one cares after you in Client place.
    No long term projects.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on ODC projects, atleast long term projects

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    Staff Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview


    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Synapse Design (Santa Clara, CA) in November 2013.


    A couple times they would call me in the morning expecting me to come in that afternoon. One time, I did not find out about an interview in time. I should have realized that it would be an indication of how much I would be pushed around on the job.

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    • At one point, I was asked if I would go to the customer in Texas. It sounded to me like the interviewer was talking about a single trip. I should have asked how much time I would spend in Texas. Later, when the offer came, they wanted me to spend one week out of every month in Texas.   Answer Question


    I regret accepting the offer. They kept pushing for more Texas trips, and I talked them down to two weeks. After I accepted the offer, my supervisor would later press me for more time.

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Company Updates

  • Read how Synapse Design weighs in on "Design Options for Next Billion IoT Devices" - EE Times:

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  • Starting out 2016 right! HIRING, HIRING, HIRING!! Many jobs in the US and India for the best software and hardware designers. Join the #1 independent SOC & ASIC design services firm partnering with customers to create the connected world.

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