Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Executive Assistant in San Jose, California

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Cadence is seeking a highly competent, organized and dependable Executive Assistant. We’re looking for a capable, efficient self-starter with an ability to operate effectively in a fast paced, ever changing environment.


•Requires in-depth knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures

•Manages hectic and complex calendars - coordinating internal and external meetings in multiple time zones

•Communicates routinely to direct reports to ensure transparency and communication within the team

•Builds cross-functional relationships with management and assistants in other departments

•Organizes onsite/offsite events

•Prepares expense reports and purchase requisitions

•Coordinates both domestic and international travel arrangements

•Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data is required

•Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature

•General office duties as needed

Position Requirements:

•At least 6-8 years experience as an Executive Assistant to a C-level or Director level individual

•Excellent computer skills and comprehension of Outlook

•Strong Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheet skills

•Incredibly organized and detail-oriented

•Ability to prioritize multiple assignments

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Strong scheduling and travel coordination skills

•Knowledgeable about organizing events

•Thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere

•Must be flexible and able to quickly react to last minute changes

•Constantly searching for innovative ways to strengthen team programs and communication

•Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization

•Be self-directed and take initiative

We’re doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can’t.

Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.