Cadence Design Systems - Stumbled in 2008, crawling, walking, still not running | Glassdoor
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"Stumbled in 2008, crawling, walking, still not running"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

There are teams of great people at this company.
Everyone works very hard.
Benefits are good. Pay is good.
CEO means well, has a good heart, but ....

Cons

There are political players, building little kingdoms.
R&D runs the show, and R&D management will say they listen to customers, but the resulting buggy and user-hostile software demonstrates otherwise.
Personal growth is limited.

Advice to Management

Unless there is better balance between the organizations and in what drives the business decisions, you will never catch up to Synopsys.... or be an Apple, ARM, TSMC.
Continue to improve "deal quality" getting fair pay for products.
Continue to emphasize quality; add to that usability.

Other Employee Reviews for Cadence Design Systems

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Intern program could have been better"

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    Former Intern - Automation Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Automation Intern in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I joined here as an intern my manager was very friendly and let me work on different project.

    Cons

    Suddenly my manager was laid off and I was put under different manager, who showed less interest in assigning any work to me. I would find work for myself after talking to different people around.

    Advice to Management

    Have a good well organized program for interns.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Cadence not the same as it used to be ..."

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    Former Employee - Business Development in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Business Development in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Used to be major EDA leader, currently a shadow of current leader, Synopysy.

    Cons

    Employees are not seen as a vital resource, just workers on a production line.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your employees as your most powerful resource.

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