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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.9 1,539 reviews

94% Approve of the CEO

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

(111 ratings)

85% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance, stable company, great sense of contribution to the world(in 102 reviews)

  • Good chance to work on latest and cutting edge technology(in 100 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees(in 91 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases(in 74 reviews)

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    Great place to work

    Intern (Current Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsGood compensation in engineering industry.
    Awesome working environment. Friendly staffs

    ConsRepetitive work
    SG branch still small

    Advice to Senior Managementmore r&d opportunities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Perfect place to do an internship

    Design Verification Intern (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsGood project which helps you get familiar with practical skills of industry level; You have a great mentor to help your learning; Good pay; Also they provide the interns with fantastic housing!

    ConsI would say for internship, Qualcomm is almost perfect!

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    Engineer

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Proswork on the leading technologies

    ConsGreat company to work for

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Long Hours and good compensation

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsGood Learning curve
    Good compensation and benefits
    Smart people
    Very process oriented

    ConsLoooonnggg hours
    Internal competition for promition and bonuses can sometimes be way too cut throat and unfair

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent place to work

    Senior, Staff Systems Analyst (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsExcellent benefits, leadership and career growth

    ConsWork place can get boring at times

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep people engaged with interesting work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best Company to work for in terms of Employee Care

    Senior Software Systems Test Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsBest HR policies , Serves Breakfast, Lunch in the cafeteria, Semi-annual review cycle, Transparent appraisal and review process, Open culture, Provides company stocks and cash bonus, lot of scope for self learning , best inter-team career opportunities within org

    ConsHigh Workload, less communication within the teams / groups, prefers employees from southern part of india, partially less work-life balance

    Advice to Senior ManagementCreate more channels of communication and friendly environment within teams, encourage employees to share knowledge / information with each other irrespective of technical knowledge to learn new things / culture

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best Job ever

    Senior Staff Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    Prosflexible hours accomodate a disabled child at home

    ConsSometimes management feels it more important to be in control than to be right.

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    There is room for improvement

    Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsStable job, competitive compensation, good healthcare benefits, good 401k plan

    ConsAs a company, not creating enough growth opportunities for the future. Most employees work very long hours, there aren't enough facilities (late evening cafeteria, recreational facilities) at work place to ease the pressure

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsNice benefits, bonuses. The work processes is very clear and makes sense.
    High quality engineers with good brains

    ConsAs any big business, they move slow and don't waive bureaucracy enough

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to work for as an intern

    Software Engineer Intern (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    Pros- Good hourly pay
    - Complete coverage for housing and relocation expenses
    - Plenty of intern events and involvement

    Cons- Work experience is highly dependent on manager and team. It's possible to get stuck doing boring work all summer since it's not normally possible to transfer to a different team as an intern.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave set goals, deliverables, and dates for interns and temps before they come onboand.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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