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Synopsys Careers

Mountain View, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (SNPS)
Computer Hardware & Software
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Smart Everything—From Silicon to Software

Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way we live and work. The Internet of Things. Autonomous cars. Wearables. Smart medical devices. Secure financial services. Machine ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2011 (#25)

Company Updates

  • 84% of employees participated in our annual employee survey, we believe in continual improvement and use employee feedback to drive engagment. See how our employee voices matter and check out our Corporate Social Responsibility report to learn more:

  • Synopsys Taiwan recently opened their new AI Design Center in Hsinchu National Chiao Tung University. Check out available opportunties and start an application today!

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Synopsys – Why Work With Us?

About Us

Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way we work and play. Autonomous vehicles. Artificial intelligence. The cloud. 5G. These breakthroughs are ushering in the era of Smart Everything―where devices are getting smarter, everything’s connected, and everything must be secure. 

Powering this new era of digital innovation are advanced silicon chips and exponentially growing amounts of software content―all working together, smartly and securely. Synopsys is at the forefront of Smart Everything with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and verification, IP integration, and software security and quality testing. We help our customers innovate from silicon to software so they can deliver Smart Everything. 

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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.

Because we do what we say and say what we do, we have established trust and earned the respect of our employees, customers, partners, shareholders, and communities. Corporate social responsibility at Synopsys delivers social, economic, and environmental benefits by translating our company values into action.

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With a combination of industry-leading tools, services, and expertise, only Synopsys helps organizations optimize security and quality in DevSecOps and throughout the software development life cycle.

Synopsys helps development teams build secure, high-quality software, minimizing risks while maximizing speed and productivity. Synopsys, a recognized leader in application security, provides static analysis, software composition analysis, and dynamic analysis solutions that enable teams to quickly find and fix vulnerabilities and defects in proprietary code, open source components, and application behavior. With a combination of industry-leading tools, services, and expertise, only Synopsys helps organizations optimize security and quality in DevSecOps and throughout the software development life cycle. 

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Synopsys is fortunate to be able to remain effective and engaged in our business. Our unified goal has always been to support our employees, their loved ones, communities, and customers. We are constantly monitoring and adhering to local guidelines and restrictions for global offices based off of government recommendations and credible organizations such as the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Synopsys is here to support you through these uncertain times. Whether you are transitioning to working from home, looking for your next job, or learning how to cope during these uncertain times, we are here to help.

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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. 

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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. 

Internship FAQ

Who qualifies as an Intern?
Undergraduate and graduate students (Bachelors, Masters or PhD) who are enrolled on at least a half-time basis at an accredited college or university. Candidates currently on student visas are encouraged to apply.

Where are Internships located?
Internship opportunities are offered throughout many Synopsys offices worldwide.

What opportunities are offered?
Students may find opportunities in areas such as Research and Development, Software Engineering, IP, Verification, Test, Timing, Synthesis, Design for Manufacturing, FPGA, Mixed Signal/Analog, Machine Learning, or Security Consulting. Other areas include Information Technology, Finance, Legal, Marketing, or Human Resources.

How long is an Internship?
Synopsys offers flexibility on the duration of your internship based on your availability and business needs. We offer internships throughout the year, with most available opportunities in the summer.

How do I find and apply for an Internship?
Please visit our Internship page, which is searchable by type and location. For full time positions, please view our Careers Page.

Synopsys Reviews

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    "Working with the compiler team as a Senior R&D Engineer I"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Research Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
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    I have been working at Synopsys full-time (More than a year)


    Quality of work is very good and I mean it. If you are in Verification group, you will have to have good knowledge of writing quality code, very good debugging skills and hands on experience on vim and unix shell; Competitive compensation with good breakups and other facilities. Great minds among which you will work. A very chill work environment.


    Not much festivity around in the office compared to other companies. No meal options

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Synopsys photo of: Our Bangalore office spent the day refurbishing a school for Global Volunteer Day 2018.
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    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Synopsys.


    Phone call and in person interview. 3 rounds of technical interview was held. it was a a good experience and interviewer was very clear about the requirement. Questions are technical and operational.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a scenario when you had to handle a complex situation when there was no help from senior or supervisor.   Answer Question
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Synopsys Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Employees’ Choice - 50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2011
  • The Best Enterprise Software Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2013,, 2013
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
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