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Synopsys Reviews

Updated January 16, 2018
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Synopsys Co-CEOs Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
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  1. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Synopsys in Sterling, VA
    Former Employee - Synopsys in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Synopsys full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    very good company. Nice culture.Flat org.

    Cons

    Consulting org requires lot of travel


  2. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Synopsys full-time

    Pros

    The tone of a company is set from the top down. Top management practices what it preaches and has the respect of all employees.

    Cons

    This is a pro within a con, some employees have been there so long that newer employees have nowhere to grow.

  3. "Software Engineer I"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice People
    Nice Work-life Balance
    Pretty relaxing
    Great perks

    Cons

    It's a good company to stay if no considering of career jump. In terms of working culture, sometimes could be too relaxed.
    Pay isn't the best in the Valley, but not bad as well

    Advice to Management

    The management team is very nice actually.


  4. "VG - CAE"

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    Current Employee - Applications Engineer
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Latest cutting edge technology and methodology
    - Decent benefits
    - Job stability

    Cons

    - Work culture is horrible
    - Getting ETO/FTO is like pulling teeth
    - Favoritism when it comes to promotions
    - Poor incentives


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    "Sales Development Representative"

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    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Market leader in offerings, brand recognition is growing, financial backing from company to grow SIG group

    Cons

    Expected layers of management that comes with large company, not recognized as an incredible culture like the very popular companies have these days but it's not a bad culture at all.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace a youth movement


  6. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home, flexible PTO offerings, benefits, pay.

    Cons

    Lots of management change, constant territory/account re-alignment, constant acquisition of new products which make for a complicated learning curve/sales process.


  7. "Application Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very nice place and coworkers. Work and life balance

    Cons

    There is no cons from my opinion

  8. "nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time

    Pros

    good infrastructure, flexible time off

    Cons

    responsibility for each employee is not clear


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Synopsys full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment, highly motivated

    Cons

    None to be specific.


  10. "Great company to work and grow"

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    Current Employee - Senior Salesforce Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Salesforce Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are lot of opportunities to learn. Process oriented company. There are so many people working here for years after years and retiring which says what value Synopsys carries.

    Cons

    I don't see much Cons.

    Advice to Management

    Hire and retain more quality people. Keep up the good work and competitive business ethics


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