Synopsys Inc. (SNPS) is a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing. The company delivers technology-leading system and semiconductor design and verification platforms, IC manufacturing and yield optimization solutions, semiconductor intellectual property and design services to the global electronics market. These solutions enable the development and production of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems. Synopsys addresses the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, including power management, accelerated time to yield and system-to-silicon verification. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia.
Synopsys established its presence in Armenia in 2004. Since then, Synopsys Armenia CJSC has become the largest Synopsys site outside of the U.S., providing R&D and product support in EDA, design for manufacturing (DFM) and the development of semiconductor intellectual property (IP). Currently, with the former Virage Logic staff joined as a result of the company acquisition, Synopsys Armenia employs over 550 high quality Armenian engineers, and is one of largest IT employers in Armenia. To support its growth, the company is investing in IT education, and is engaged in a number of pioneering and successful cooperation programs with Armenia’s leading universities. The company consistently promotes public interest in the industry by organizing and/or sponsoring the Global IT Award of the Armenian President for Outstanding Contribution, Presidential Awards for the best students in IT, and contests among young specialists and students, and through media, charity work and volunteer activities.