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Cadence Cares Program Cadence believes that we can share the gratitude for the good fortune in our lives by giving back to others and volunteering in our communities. Through the Volunteer Connection portal, Cadence recognizes its employees for their hours of community service. This is a new global resource to help Cadence® employees track their volunteer hours. It also provides a way to learn about the impact that they and their co-workers have via volunteer activities. This internal website can also help match employees with volunteer possibilities in their communities – from the more than 90,000 opportunities posted globally.

Cadence Matching Gifts Program The Matching Gifts Program in North America provides an opportunity to increase the impact of employee contributions with a matching gift grant from Cadence. The matching commitment from Cadence strives to inspire and encourage employees to support important causes that they find meaningful and reflective of their interests.

Cadence Global Charitable Engagement Cadence employees at locations around the world support a variety of activities that benefit charitable causes and community efforts. Here are some of the numerous ways that Cadence and its employees enrich lives in their communities:
  • Cadence in India sponsors a cricket tournament to benefit orphan care
  • Cadence in Munich hosts a Girl’s Day to provide young women with a first-hand view into what it would be like to have a career in the technology industry
  • Employees in France work with Doctors Without Borders
  • In Canada, the Boys and Girls Clubs have benefited from employees’ fundraising efforts and the donation of goods and services
  • Cadence in the US is a member of the Million Pound Club with donations of canned goods and cash to the Second Harvest Food Bank
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This is an exciting time to be part of the Cadence team. We have a powerful company vision and a differentiated customer value proposition. And we have the right people and culture to transform our business vision into reality.

“The Cadence Way” culture encourages and empowers employees to be an integral part of a unified team that drives our company to new levels of success. Working together, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of business conduct to renew our Cadence spirit and global sense of purpose.

Our Values »

"Cadence Way" Values
The following “Cadence Way” values define our approach to collaboration and how we accomplish everything we do in the workplace.
  • Customers: Their Success is Our Success
    Customers are at the heart of everything we do – they are our passion and our pride.
  • Innovation: Think Big
    We work at Cadence to make a difference - to influence the future of innovation.
    We encourage each other to think big, take risks and have an impact.
  • Quality: Execute with Excellence
    We are focused, disciplined and continuously strive for exceptional results.
  • Agility: Move Quickly
    We embrace change.
    We are decisive and move quickly to keep pace with our customers and outpace the competition.
  • Integrity: Be Accountable
    We hold ourselves accountable to do what is right and to deliver on our commitments.
    We are authentic and trustworthy.
  • One Cadence – One Team
    Our people are our greatest asset.
    If we respect one another and work together, we are unstoppable.
Cadence is an exciting place to work! Our customers design the most advanced electronic products in the world, for the most challenging markets, using powerful software and hardware tools from Cadence. Our industry-leading design technology is essential for the development of next-generation smartphones, tablets, cameras, gaming devices, cloud infrastructure, and many other amazing electronic products.

Cadence employees like working here because of the great teamwork and the chance to solve challenging problems. Development in electronics occurs at break-neck speed and since Cadence tools and technologies are crucial in creating those designs, our pace of development is even faster.

We insist on integrity and accountability, and employees appreciate the responsibility and opportunity that come with that trust. Our motto is One Cadence – One Team.

As a global company with offices in 17 countries, employees in all parts of the world bring unique perspectives to Cadence and yet share a singular goal – to make our customers successful, wherever they are. And it is the drive, passion, intelligence, and integrity of our dedicated employees that make Cadence a great place to do great work.

Join Cadence and work on compelling technologies that contribute directly to our customers’ success.

Lip-Bu Tan
President and CEO, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.