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Updated Aug 3, 2021

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4.3
91%
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98%
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Cadence Design Systems President and CEO Lip-Bu Tan
Lip-Bu Tan
839 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance, cab facility(in 230 reviews)

  • "Company offers Excellent work environment(in 119 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Nothing happyband work life balance(in 42 reviews)

  • "Too much middle management which gets in the way of itself(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years
      Featured Review

      Great place to work

      Dec 2, 2020 - Principal Design Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      exposure to cutting edge tools and methodologies

      Cons

      small company with less than 10k employees

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company

      Jul 23, 2021 - Software Architect in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Compensation and benefits. Highly challenging environment.

      Cons

      Very narrow technical skills. Some not readily transferrable to other companies.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      There are always pros and cons

      Jul 26, 2021 - Senior Principal Product Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Many talented people to work with if you choose teams and colleagues carefully.

      Cons

      If you are early in the career, don't join the org that keeps reorg, as it's really hard to develop long-term career in this situation. I've encountered two reorgs in 3 weeks, and don't see a clear goal for months, as the directions are changing consistently.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Former Employee

      Jul 31, 2021 - Account Executive 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Worked with a great group of people, and an awesome customer base

      Cons

      I can't think of any cons at the moment but this box requires 10 words to complete the form.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Jul 4, 2021 - Senior Principal Applications Engineer in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Autonomy to best determine how to help the customers succeed; Good management support. Excellent benefits; Emphasis on work-life balance from top management.

      Cons

      Occasional bursts of intense, long hours a few times each year, depending on the customers' issues and schedules.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      support for customers world wide on Virtuoso

      Jul 26, 2021 - Senior Applications Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      customers co workers ability to work on my own

      Cons

      long work weeks little support

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great pay

      Jul 7, 2021 - Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, lots of interesting projects

      Cons

      Bureaucracy is very big, but similar to all big companies

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jul 2, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance is good Great perks like extra holidays No micro management

      Cons

      Salary not competitive as per the market rate

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Work Culture

      Jul 21, 2021 - Lead Applications Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The culture is good. Lot of hardworking people in the company.

      Cons

      Too much of workload. Work Life balance is ok.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Workplace with great atmosphere

      Jun 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working atmosphere Nice and helping colleagues

      Cons

      Sometimes might need to work overtime, depending on group

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