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But there are a multitude of attack vectors to consider, such as spoofing, image manipulation, run-time tampering, and even image theft. So how secure is iPhone X Face ID facial recognition?
The greatest companies around the world use our tools to design amazing things like autonomous cars, smart homes, and machines that learn. Our commitment to making silicon smarter and software more secure in cyberspace makes an impact on everything, everywhere, everyday.
For 30+ years, Synopsys has nurtured a culture of integrity and excellence that fosters creativity, care for each other, and concern for the community around us. We value diversity and different perspectives. And we embrace everyone from enthusiastic learners to world-class innovators wanting to make their mark in the era of Smart, Secure Everything.
Who we are. Synopsys is one of the world’s largest application security firms. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping organizations secure the applications that power their business. Synopsys’ Software Integrity Group (SIG) takes a holistic approach to designing, building, and maintaining secure software—a concept we call “Building Security In.”
Our Culture. We are committed to providing opportunities for maximum development and goal achievement for all employees. Our employees are our number one asset. We demonstrate that by providing a comfortable and progressive workplace that fosters a sense of team spirit. We work hard, but we have fun doing it.
Who We Recruit. The people that work at Synopsys are the core of what we do. Our team includes pioneers in software security, seasoned experts who have supported security operations inside organizations, and fresh developers who have built and deployed secure web and mobile applications. If your goal is to think big, seize opportunities, innovate, and be a fearless risk taker, Synopsys wants to talk to you.
Latest SIG opportunities include:
At Synopsys we talk a lot about commitment, and about what it takes to be a great, enduring company. A key element of Synopsys' success is our strong set of core values: Integrity, Execution Excellence and Leadership. We adhere to these principles because they are right, and because they achieve results.
To Our Stockholders, Business Partners And Employees:
Our first commitment is to our customers. Synopsys is dedicated to enabling its customers to design remarkable chips by delivering the most complete semiconductor design solution through a combination of software, services and intellectual property. Customer satisfaction is Synopsys' most critical measure. We track success "one chip at a time."
For its stockholders, Synopsys is committed to managing its business skillfully and in accordance with all legal and ethical requirements, and to reporting its results with accuracy and candor. We believe great companies sustain growth and strong profitability over time, and opt for the long-term health of the enterprise rather than focusing only on short-term gain.
For its employees, Synopsys is committed to fostering an environment that treats people with respect, honesty and professionalism. We strive to develop the best in all of our employees, and to provide an environment that encourages corporate and personal growth.
Finally, Synopsys is committed to partnering with the communities in which we work. Every year, Synopsys reaches out to local communities with resources and employee leadership to support education, science programs and a variety of other activities.
Synopsys is proud to be a technology and community leader. We look forward to sustaining that leadership by fulfilling our commitments with energy, skill and integrity.
Aart de Geus
Chairman and CEO
Synopsys Community Affairs embodies the company’s values by implementing worldwide philanthropic strategies that strengthen local communities, encourage employee engagement and inspire a new generation of technology leaders.
Synopsys maximizes our Community Affairs efforts by engaging the creativity and energy of our dynamic employees through our Synopsys Shares program. Employees are empowered to organize volunteer projects and giving campaigns as well as participate in the employee matching gift program, allowing them to have a greater positive impact on the communities where they live and work.
At offices around the world, more than 150 volunteer activities or giving drives take place each year. During the company’s 25th anniversary in 2012, offices worldwide celebrated our corporate values by organizing 37 community activities that engaged more than 1800 volunteers.
All of Synopsys’ larger offices have employee-led Corporate Giving Committees that plan and coordinate Synopsys-sponsored community activities for employees to participate in. Popular activities include science fair judging, food and good drives, environmental clean-up projects and blood drives.
Synopsys is made up of leading technologists who enable the advanced electronic devices of the future, and in our charitable efforts, we empower our employees to inspire and foster the world’s next generation of technologists. We sponsor science fairs and contribute to primary and secondary STEM education programs. This is driven by the incredible passion and dedication of our employees to enrich the lives of others in the fields they know best.
Synopsys is dedicated to advancing STEM education opportunities that contribute to the growth and development of our future technology leaders. In 1999, the Synopsys Foundation was created to strategically donate to organizations with either a strong focus on math and science education or that help those most in need in our local communities. On a yearly basis, the Synopsys Foundation provides approximately $1.9 million in grant funding to areas where Synopsys has a major business presence.
As a leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor intellectual property (IP), Synopsys offers Internship opportunities to make a significant difference within the walls of our billion-dollar company and upon the world as a whole. It all starts with a culture built on integrity and a commitment to help semiconductor and electronics companies around the world accelerate their innovation.
I have been working at Synopsys full-time
Very good working environment and people are very nice.
Don't see negative side so far
Advice to Management
I applied this job by the referral of an employee. After one week, I received an invitation for one hour technical phone interview. These questions were not difficult, but I did not prepare very well.