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Synapse Design Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Synapse Design Co-founder, President and CEO Satish Bagalkotkar
Satish Bagalkotkar
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Pros
  • Work life balance is quite satisfactory (in 9 reviews)

  • I have worked for various product and services company in the past, none of them compares to the good experience in Synapse (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Software division head may ask you to get replacement for you if want early relieving when you are in notice period and the (in 4 reviews)

  • Nothing much to mention but, should get more number of clients to gain employees confidence (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Nice and Hassle free"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work until you are into project.
    Strong Clients

    Cons

    No one cares after you in Client place.
    No long term projects.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on ODC projects, atleast long term projects

    Synapse Design Response

    Sep 23, 2016 – HR

    Thank you for taking the time to post a comment about Synapse. Both your "pros" and "cons" are helpful as we strive to improve and build stronger and stronger teams


  2. "Sr. Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Senior General Accounting in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior General Accounting in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Synapse Design full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Able to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines, highly organized, attentive to detail, confident, innovative, a quick learner and team player, with a proven ability to work in a cross-functional environment.

    Cons

    I am working hard to meet the deadline

  3. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good service based organization with opportunities for talented people

    Cons

    Nothing exactly, may vary from person to person based on manager, experiences

    Synapse Design Response

    Aug 22, 2016 – HR

    thank you for taking your time to comment about your experience working with Synapse Design. Your comments and those of others help us to find good employees such as yourself.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Nice Employer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Chance to work on different projects with different clients. A great place learn and grow.

    Cons

    I cant think of any negatives in particular but management should try to retain good engineers.

    Advice to Management

    Should try to retain good engineers.

    Synapse Design Response

    Mar 4, 2016 – HR

    thank you for your review. The company seems to attract engineers who appreciate the learning experience, the autonomy and respect that we give them for their contribution. We would also be... More


  5. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer

    Pros

    i have been working here about a year.
    its good place to work recovered very well from last year downtrend ... and employee friendly

    Cons

    Need to have some open communication about road map and future plans

    Synapse Design Response

    Aug 22, 2016 – HR

    As you noted, we did recover nicely from a tough year and each month shows continued strong growth. You may have noticed we are now a part of the ARM ecosystem and this helps us be more visible to... More


  6. "growing up again"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Since 3rd quarter in last year(20015), we've come back and re-started to grow up again. All issue had been gone. Now we've have a next good future and opportunity.

    Cons

    Sometime too much work hard. Need to have work balance.

    Advice to Management

    Please open the company future more to engineer and take care of engineer more

    Synapse Design Response

    Mar 4, 2016 – HR

    We are honored to have earned your 5-star rating. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with others who might be a fit for the Synapse Design culture. As you noted, 2015 was a "pause... More


  7. "Positive Work Environment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physical Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Physical Design Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I have worked here for over 4 years and still have fun. Management is supportive .
    People are friendly and willing to help.

    Cons

    keep open communication with employees

    Synapse Design Response

    Mar 4, 2016 – HR

    We particularly appreciate hearing that word "fun." Work should be and can be fun. We believe that Synapse supports that culture in many ways--one is offering engineers a variety of interesting jobs... More

  8. "MGR"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Synapse Design full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very respectful to employees. They try to find a job for you once your contract is up - even if they have to wait a bit before the job becomes available.

    Lots of interesting project.

    Cons

    Some contracts are short-term - which limits the length of employment

    Advice to Management

    keep working on longer term contract

    Synapse Design Response

    Aug 22, 2016 – HR

    Feeling respected and appreciated is critical to job enjoyment. Many employees agree with your comments about working on interesting projects making the variety a great opportunity to practice many... More


  9. "Nice place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people. Great environment. No politics. Good work/life balance. Lots of flexibility.

    Cons

    Can not think of anything.

    Synapse Design Response

    Mar 4, 2016 – HR

    Thank you for taking the time to comment. Your comments helps guide potential employees to Synapse as a great place to work. Many employees comment on the flexibility and autonomy the Company... More


  10. "Synapse design"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Synapse Design full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Love the culture and the work. Very friendly management and coworkers. We always get good work.

    Cons

    Employee should be compensated or appreciated when they put in more effort/time

    Advice to Management

    Senior management should interact more with the employees

    Synapse Design Response

    Mar 4, 2016 – HR

    We are pleased that the culture is a fit for you. We appreciate that a positive, encouraging environment helps the employees be strong contributors and team members. Thank you also for the suggestion... More


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