As our CEO, Lip-Bu Tan, will tell you, “It is the drive, passion, intelligence, and integrity of our dedicated employees that make Cadence a great place to do great work.” Cadence is recognized as a Great Place to Work around the world, including on FORTUNE Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our diverse team of passionate, dedicated, and talented individuals go above and beyond for our customers, our communities, and each other—every day. Employees join Cadence because of our innovation, and stay because of our culture. Every day brings exciting challenges in an ever-evolving industry. We believe in creating an environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work, surrounded by the best team.
Great people build great products. We are honored to receive industry recognition for our commitment to building a great workplace, being a great partner to our customers, and creating innovative technology solutions.
November 9, 2017: Cadence is recognized as the #6 Best Workplace in Minas Gerais, Brazil by the Great Place to Work Institute. Cadence ranked on the list in our first year of applying.
November 9, 2017: Cadence is proud to have received the top-tier Grand Award on the Great Place to Work list.
October 26, 2017: For the third year in a row, FORTUNE ranked Cadence as a World’s Best Multinational Workplace. This award is a testament to our recognition as a Best Workplace in 12 countries in 2017.
October 16, 2017: Cadence is proud to have received the #6 ranking as the UK Best Workplace in IT.
October 3, 2017: Cadence is recognized as a top 25 Best Workplace in Technology in Canada.
August 16, 2017: Cadence is named a Candidate's Choice Best Place to Interview by Glassdoor.
July 6, 2017: Cadence is recognized as the #4 Best Workplace in Minas Gerais, Brazil by the Great Place to Work Institute. Cadence ranked on the list in our first year of applying.
July 3, 2017: Cadence is ranked as the #17 Best Workplace in India by the Great Place to Work Institute. It is our second year landing in the top 20.
June 27, 2017: Cadence is ranked as the #78 Best Workplace for millennials by Great Place to Work. Tens of thousands of millennial employees across the country were surveyed to compile a list of their favorite places to work.
June 15, 2017: Cadence is recognized as the #10 Best Multinational Workplace in Europe by the Great Place to Work Institute. The companies on the list stand out for having created a consistent, high-trust workplace culture across national borders.
May 3, 2017: Cadence ranked as the #16 Best Workplace in the United Kingdom among medium companies. It is our third year in a row making the list.
April 27, 2017: Cadence ranks #27 on Great Place to Work’s list of Best Workplaces in Canada among large companies. It is our third year in a row making the list.
March 28, 2017: Cadence is recognized as the #3 Best Workplace in Poland among medium companies.
March 22, 2017: Cadence is ranked as the #6 Best Workplace in France among small companies.
March 17, 2017: Cadence is recognized as a Best Workplace in Germany, in Bavaria, and among technology companies.
FORTUNE Ranks Cadence Among the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
March 9, 2017: For the third year in a row, Cadence is named a top 100 Best Company to Work For by FORTUNE magazine.
Cadence Is the #1 Best Workplace in Italy
March 3, 2017: In our first year participating, Cadence is recognized as THE Best Workplace in Italy among small companies.
Cadence Is a Top 4 Workplace in Ireland for Three Years
February 22, 2017: Cadence earns a #3 ranking on Ireland's Best Workplaces among small companies—their third year in a row among the top four.
February 8, 2017: Cadence is ranked as a Best Workplace for Giving Back for the second year in a row. Fortune’s list highlights companies whose philanthropic work has an impact on their community.
Three Years of Excellence in Korea
December 15, 2016: For the third year in a row, Cadence received the Grand Award from the Great Place to Work institute, which is given to the top companies to work for in Korea.
Cadence Is a Best Workplace for Parents
December 12, 2016: Cadence appeared as #35 on the inaugural list of the 50 Best Workplaces for Parents. Fortune’s list highlights companies with flexible scheduling and programs that support working parents.
Cadence Is a Top Company to Work for in China
December 8, 2016: Cadence was recognized as one of the 30 Best Companies to Work in Greater China for the second year in a row. “Cadence believes that a high-trust corporate culture is the foundation for innovation,” said Michael Shih, Cadence corporate vice president, Asia Pacific Region.
Cadence Is the #3 Best Workplace for Asian Americans
December 5, 2016: We were recognized as a top 10 Best Workplaces for Asian Americans. Fortune based our ranking on our Asian-American employees’ feedback on their opportunities for advancement, workplace fairness, and job satisfaction.
Great Place to Work and Fortune Name Cadence One of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces for 2016
October 26, 2016: For the second year in a row, Cadence ranked as one of the Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces. Our #15 ranking is a testament to our recognition as a Best Workplace in 10 countries in 2016.
Cadence Is the #13 Best Workplace in India
July 4, 2016: Cadence India jumped 49 places to be ranked as a #13 Best Workplace in India.
Cadence Is the #12 Best Workplace for Baby Boomers
June 28, 2016: To determine their first-ever ranking of the 20 Best Workplaces for Baby Boomers, Fortune’s research partners surveyed more than 34,000 employees aged 51 and above at more than 600 companies.
Cadence Is One of Europe’s Best for the First Time
June 16, 2016: Cadence appeared on Great Place to Work’s Best Multinational Workplaces in Europe as #15. Our appearance on this list is a result of our ranking as a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, and France.
Cadence Is #20 on the Best Workplaces for New College Graduates List
May 24, 2016: Cadence was recognized as #20 on the Top 50 Best Workplaces for New College Graduates. This is the first year of this list.
Cadence Named One of FORTUNE Magazine's 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back
April 27, 2016: Cadence ranks #42 on the first-ever Best Workplaces for Giving Back list. The recognition underscores Cadence's commitment to participating in charitable endeavors and empowering its team to build deeper connections with the community. Employees enjoy new programs like Volunteer Time Off and our Global Match.
Cadence Earns a Top Ranking on UK’s Best
April 27, 2016: Cadence jumped fourteen spots to earn #6 on Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces in the United Kingdom list.
Cadence Recognized as the #11 Best Workplace in Canada!
April 25, 2016: Cadence was awarded the #11 Best Workplace in Canada of the 50 companies that were recognized on the list this year.
Cadence Is the #6 Best Workplace in Poland
March 30, 2016: Of the 86 companies that applied for the list in Poland, which together employ more than 47.5 thousand employees, Cadence received the award for the #6 Best Workplace in Poland in the small companies category.
Cadence Is the #2 Best Workpace in France!
March 22, 2016: Cadence was awarded the #2 Best Workplace in France among the small companies category. This was the first year Cadence France applied to the list; being recognized in the top three companies was a great honor.
Cadence Germany Recognized 3 Times in 1 Year by the Great Place to Work Institute
March 16, 2016: The Great Place to Work Institute has named Cadence the #34 Best Workplace in Germany, #14 among ITK (Information and Telecommunications) companies, and #14 Best Employer to Work for in Bavaria.
Cadence Named to FORTUNE's 2016 List of "100 Best Companies to Work For"
March 3, 2016: For the second consecutive year, Cadence was recognized by FORTUNE for its dynamic culture, where employees are passionate about creating innovative technology and driving customer success.
Cadence Named the #1 Best Workplace in Ireland
February 24, 2016: Cadence Ireland was proud to accept the award for the #1 Best Workplace in Ireland among small-sized companies.
Cadence Named One of World's 25 Best Workplaces
October 13, 2015: Cadence is one of only 25 companies selected for this list from over 1,100 corporations worldwide. Selection for this prestigious recognition is acknowledgment for the high levels of commitment and engagement of the global Cadence team of over 6500 employees and the company's commitment to its One Cadence—One Team culture.
Cadence Ranks High on List of Top ED Employers
September 1, 2015: Cadence recently ranked in the top 10 on ElectronicDesign.com's "Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design" list.
Cadence India Is a Great Place to Work!
July 13, 2015: Out of the over 700 organizations in India that participated in the Great Place to Work study this year, the Great Place to Work Institute has named Cadence the #62 Best Company to Work For in India.
Cadence UK Is a Great Place to Work!
May 14, 2015: The Cadence UK team’s collaboration to create new innovations, gain new business, and provide outstanding customer support resulted in being named the #26 Best Workplace in the United Kingdom among medium-sized companies.
Germany’s Second GPTW Award!
April 16, 2015: After being awarded the #15 spot in the ranking for Best Place to Work in IT, The Great Place to Work Institute has named Cadence the #18 Best Employer to Work For in Bavaria, which is the largest state in Germany and includes our office near Munich.
Cadence Ranked #12 on Glassdoor’s List of America’s 15 Highest Paying Companies
April 10, 2015: Cadence is happy to report that the value we place on our employees and compensating them is evident in our #12 ranking on Glassdoor’s list of Highest Paying Companies.
Cadence Canada Is a Great Place to Work!
April 10, 2015: The Great Place to Work Institute has named Cadence the #20 Best Company to Work For in Canada, out of over 300 companies that applied for consideration.
Cadence Is on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For List!
March 5, 2015: The Great Place to Work Institute has named Cadence #15 on the “Best Companies To Work For” in the Information Technology and Telecommunication industry in Germany. Cadence was one of 60 companies to be recognized on this competitive and specialized list of IT companies.
Cadence Munich Named One of the Best IT Workplaces in Germany
March 18, 2015: Cadence has placed #71 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, a prestigious and highly competitive award—and we did this in our very first year participating!
Cadence Named in Top 5 of Ireland’s Best Workplaces
February 26, 2015: The honor of being named one of Ireland’s Top 5 Best Workplaces is a testament to employees’ team spirit, dedication to customer success, and the strength of the Cadence culture worldwide.
Cadence Greater China Is a Great Place to Work!
February 16, 2015: Cadence Greater China attained high scores on the Great Place to Work survey and has been awarded the Great Place to Work Certificate, a remarkable achievement for our first year participating.
Cadence Commended by City of San Jose as One of the Top 25 Industry-Driving Companies
December 11, 2014: “The people of San José and Silicon Valley have changed the world, and it’s thanks to industry-driving companies like Cadence that our city continues to be the capital of Silicon Valley, the world’s center of innovation,” Mayor Reed said.
Stanford’s Jim Plummer, Cadence Board Member, to be Awarded 2015 IEEE Founder’s Medal
December 3, 2014: Jim Plummer, Cadence board member since 2011, and the former dean of Stanford Engineering and current member of its electrical engineering faculty, will be awarded the IEEE Founders Medal in 2015.
Cadence Korea Wins Grand Award for Being a Great Place to Work
November 20, 2014: Cadence is proud to have received the top-tier Grand Award in our first year applying to the Great Place to Work list, alongside some of the most innovative and well-respected companies in Korea.