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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated 16 December, 2014
Updated 16 December, 2014
1,768 Reviews
3.9
1,768 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.  

    Good culture, work is fun.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefit, good work life balance

    Cons

    Bay area is not the headquarter

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Great to work at qualcomm

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    lots of energy to take on solving complex challenges. there is always a scope of improvement in career life. People around you is helpful

    Cons

    Pace of work can be demanding at times . Software process is not so efficient and re-org happens to frequently.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Innovating always so many opportunities to make a difference

    Cons

    Not a lot of growth and movement in the company so a bit challenging to excel

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  5.  

    Too much politics and too many clowns

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Good benefits. Lots of smart people

    Cons

    - Too much politics
    - Too many clowns over there
    - It is joking that quite a few people with little technical background and leadership are directors or even above directors

  6.  

    good place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Good place to work, encourages innovation. Good work-life balance. Good benefits

    Cons

    Mediocre pay and very slow pay increase

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    good perks and benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    leader in mobile chipsets and no competition

    Cons

    hectic work throughout the year

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    Good Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Takes care of long standing employees. Good place for highly technically driven people.

    Cons

    Can be political at times, and lacks work life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    Experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Lots of things to learn. Competitive salary and work environment is good. Friendly colleagues. Ease to access the campus using the shuttle service provided by qualcomm.

    Cons

    Less personal growth, no work schedule and no paid overtime. you have to learn the things on your own if you want to survive.

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Staff Engineer

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    Former Employee - Staff Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    - Good Benefits

    Cons

    - Lots of "buddy" system. You're kind of doom if you don't belong to some inner "circle"
    - Management do not to have vision to improve overall process.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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