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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated 25 January 2015
Updated 25 January 2015
1,828 Reviews
3.9
1,828 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance if you're on the high-level software teams (in 131 reviews)

  • Exposure of cutting edge technology, Fast paced environment (in 114 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees (in 114 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases (in 90 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    to review the company status

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    free and can be have your own originality, bon the other hand, time can be handled and used with skill

    Cons

    beneift is not equal with other worldwide such as TAIWAN, activities need to be added for those who want to join

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    instruction need to be more clearly, sometimes we can not know the main purpose when we proceed to do something

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    experienced hard time but rewarding period

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    technical rewarding, learned lots of techniques

    Cons

    very tight schedule, high pressure

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    A good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    people are smart and nice.
    Projects are very interesting.
    Salary is good.
    There are many interesting activities.
    A good place to stay.

    Cons

    It is located in a small town in NJ. Unlike California, there are not many technology companies nearby.
    Need a car to commute to the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Great people. Benefit is excellent. Work balance is good.

    Cons

    No real cons. Great place to work.

  6.  

    Most good people, fun challenges, political

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge work with newest technology.

    Cons

    Long hours, can get burdened with political infighting.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Field Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great learning experience. The managers and directors were very approachable and knowledgable ready to get their hands dirty. Great work environment

    Cons

    Sometimes it was necessary to work long hours and weekends to meet the deadlines

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Qualcommer for 10 years, I like Qualcomm !

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Location, Salary, Growth Opportunity, Job Security

    Cons

    WorkLife balance, Procedures are not well established. big start up company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Enriching experience working in different aspects of Wireless technology.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Software Test Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Software Test Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Positive, go-getter work environment.
    Technically savvy workforce that feeds off one another.

    Cons

    Long hours search for solutions to various Wireless connectivity problems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Positive work environment really helped development of high quality products and suggest keeping it up.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    High paid but high tensed

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    High paid in the industrial standard

    Cons

    employee competence development only @ engineering personnel

  11.  

    Good company work life balance

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Overall good work life balance

    Cons

    None I have not seen as such

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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