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Cadence Design Systems Applications Engineer Reviews

Updated March 31, 2017
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced, friendly environment, helpful people

    Cons

    No cons for this work place


  2. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great salary and benefits and flexible work day

    Cons

    long work days tons of travel time

  3. "Principal Application Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Principal Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and colleagues.. Good place to learn new things and provides good work-life balance.. Overall it's a great place to work..

    Cons

    Benefits like ESPP and RSU can be better.. other than that no Cons..

    Advice to Management

    None..


  4. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Applications Engineering Manager in Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Applications Engineering Manager in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work. Lots of great people.

    Cons

    Some myopic views on benefits.


  5. "Filed Organization"

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best Placed to work... Good Career opportunity

    Cons

    Growth is little... Management needs to attract people

    Advice to Management

    Management should think about not only company but employees too!


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to work, but there's room for improvement"

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    Current Employee - Lead Applications Engineer in Laguna Niguel, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Applications Engineer in Laguna Niguel, CA

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people that work at Cadence are fantastic and the work environment is good. Lip Bu has been doing a great job as the CEO.

    Cons

    Somewhat political. Layoffs in bad times, layoffs in good times, layoffs are a part of life at Cadence. It's unfortunate that they kick good talent to the curb without seeing if they could transfer internally.


  7. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great executive staff, good AE directors.

    Cons

    sometimes it can be tricky to work with R&D and have too many information sharing systems

  8. "application engg"

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good company and good management,

    Cons

    lack of technical expertise in field engineering

    Advice to Management

    nothing specific to Management


  9. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good place to work for

    Cons

    nothing to complain about the company


  10. "general"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Staff Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems full-time

    Pros

    There are lots of new technology developed and training are more systematic. Since I worked for Cadence before, I can get familiar with enverioment very quickly.

    Cons

    Need to rejust my role from previously working with R&D to now more dealing with customers. So the function has shift from technical orientated to soft skill orientated.