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Synopsys Reviews

Updated 16 August 2014
Updated 16 August 2014
463 Reviews

3.8
463 Reviews
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Synopsys Co-CEOs Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
356 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides a good work/life balance, mostly an un-stressed work environment (in 66 reviews)

  • The work environment is exciting and there are a bunch of new challenges every week (in 40 reviews)


Cons
  • gt;) Limited opportunities for growth (in 12 reviews)

  • There is not much room for career growth for the CAEs (in 16 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Nice work culture

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II in Bangalore

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Growth rate is slow for juniors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fare evaluation

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work and good place to settle if you have family!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bangalore

    Pros

    Work culture is very good. Great managers with technical knowledge. Good experincied team members in most of the teams. Communication skill and people soft skills exhibited by managers definitely deserves appreciation! Great place to have a blaved family and work life!!

    Cons

    Not good in compensation compared VLSI current market

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Best place to work for , Brilliant people and excellent work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bangalore

    Pros

    Challenging work , lots of opportunity. Best in technology .
    People are simply awesome here.
    Its always good to work around brilliant people.
    Best place to work for.

    Cons

    I hardly find any cons here.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Great learning place

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant  in  Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Consultant in Hyderābād

    Pros

    technology driven company.
    Good knowledge base
    sharing of information is easy

    Cons

    easier access to live designs and sample work areas to test ability of tools

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More access to IP solutions within the Org.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Applications Consultant in Bangalore

    Pros

    Technically challenging job. Good work life balance. Good pay

    Cons

    No Cons really. Very good place to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Exciting place to be

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Layout Designer  in  Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Layout Designer in Hyderābād

    Pros

    The company culture is great! Many opportunities to be promoted within and recognized for your hard work and achievements. Management is there for you in every step of the way in coaching and helping you with anything you need. One thing in my old 4 companies missing is HR support and friendliness, which you can feel at Synopsys. I am highly happy with HR at Synopsys. HR team here does lot of background check when they hire people, especially while hiring managers, which is very important for a TEAM.

    Cons

    They are not best in terms of Pay when it comes to our group, but i am not too much concerned about it. I don't see much of knowledge sharing across Groups.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Professional environment but very slow growth

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Engineer I  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Engineer I in Bangalore

    Pros

    1. Financially sound
    2. Treats employees well
    3. Does not expect overtime and project schedule is well planned
    4. Good exposure to best in class tools and training. Get to work with some of the brightest minds.

    Cons

    1. May not get to work on key design modules being in india, more critical work is done in US
    2. Well established team in key centers so difficult to get good work till you have day 8 or so years of exp
    3. Pay is not best in industry.
    4. No or rare onsite opportunities
    5. Very less cross team interaction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bangalore team is much more capable then your current understanding. Give them more responsibility with fair compensation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Best place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer II in Bangalore

    Pros

    Work environment is really good. Compensation is one of best in the industry.

    Cons

    Don't have any problems. Company is doing really good and people love to work here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Synopsys India

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    Current Employee - Staff R&D Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Staff R&D Engineer in Bangalore

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Matured/ professional managers
    Good culture

    Cons

    Conservative company
    Growth is stagnating in EDA

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Flexible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior CAD Engineer  in  Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Senior CAD Engineer in Hyderābād

    Pros

    Lot of Learning, Open minded culture

    Cons

    Need to work hard to achieve the goals. Straight forward attitude people has tough time to sustain.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be considerate of long standing employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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