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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
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3.9 1,540 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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    Overall nice

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Markham, ON

    Proscutting edge of technology
    great experience and generally great people

    Consstressful work environment
    long hours
    perks don't necessary offset lack of overtime pay

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

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    Interesting and rewarding job under constant high pressure

    Staff Software Engineer (Current Employee) Markham, ON

    Pros- Interesting projects and assignments
    - Very professional and knowledgeable people
    - There are many chances to show your abilities
    - Compensation is quite good

    Cons- Very high work load and constant pressure because of changing priorities
    - Not sufficient resources to handle all work
    - Poor communication between teams
    - Poor planning
    - Hard to get promoted

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove planning and resource accunting. Get teams communicate between each other.

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

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    Very good environment and experiences

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery smart and focused people to work with.
    Lots of resources available for research, professional development, etc.
    Very open and enjoyable environment to work in.

    ConsWork life balance is very poor during "crunch" times and could be improved in general.
    Work hours and work load is highly team dependent.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is doing well in its attempts to accomodate to the needs of employees, but it should communicate with employees even more effectively.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing Company

    Groundskeeper (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsSome of the best compensation available.

    ConsCEO not available for lunch.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore lunches.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to Work!

    Systems Analyst (Current Employee)

    ProsChallenging work, great facilities, free coffee & soda, flexible hours

    ConsNot much supervision, so you better be confident in your abilities

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore weekly or daily feedback would be really helpful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat facilities, good management, and good benefits.

    ConsBig company so little growth opportunity

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing company!!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work place, teams, benefits

    ConsCompany is getting bigger and lot of projects ongoing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood learning experience for fresh graduates

    ConsTeam becomes a bit political at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging yet satisfying

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

    ProsVery stable company. If some division gets closed for business reasons, employees are not fired but moved to different group within company
    Good Bonus/ Perks/ Total_Compensation
    Complete review twice a year - very few Tech Corporations have it
    Quick on Immigration Processes - Best point for international professional

    ConsPlenty of Pressure. Work Life Balance in several team is pathetic
    Corporate Politics - expect it if you want to grow and foster
    Too many emails - more than 500 in a day ( one can filter it out)

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

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    Highly serious technical employee-friendly company

    Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsWork culture, team work and lack of bossism. The best is tried to keep you entertained and maximum efforts put in comforting the employee

    ConsGender ratio is highly skewed. San Diego office seems to be dominating the spree in most departments.

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

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