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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
1790 Ratings
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  • "Employee should learn work life balance(in 465 reviews)

  • "Long hours were expected but you were compensated adequately(in 200 reviews)

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  1. "Qualcomm"

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    Current Employee - ASIC Design Engineer in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work environment Good office culture

    Cons

    Work pressure (completing deliveries on time using weekend work if required)

    Qualcomm2019-02-17
  2. "Good place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Qualcomm full-time

      Pros

      Good place to work in terms of salary and people

      Cons

      slow career growth for engineers

      Qualcomm2019-02-22
    • "Great Place to work at"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

        Pros

        Qualcomm provides great environment and work life balance.

        Cons

        Qualcomm Canada is a smaller size office and sometimes big decisions are made elsewhere.

        Qualcomm2018-12-01
      • "Work ethic"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Qualcomm

          Pros

          Good techincal depth among colleagues

          Cons

          Long work hours are needed from time to time

          Qualcomm2018-07-20
        • "Great place to work...with usual cons"

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I worked at Qualcomm full-time

            Pros

            Continually exposed to working in latest upcoming technologies. Good opportunity & support for learning. Regular team building events help to get everyone together

            Cons

            Politics and many teams working in silos looking out only for their team and not the overall good of the company

            Qualcomm2017-11-23
          • "Great place for smart people."

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            Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Montreal, QC
            Recommends
            Neutral Outlook
            Approves of CEO

            I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 5 years

            Pros

            Focus on Intellectual Property. Great place for inventors, patent writers. Collaborative R&D Environment.

            Cons

            There were many layers of management.

            Qualcomm2017-11-07
          • "Senior ASIC DV Engineer"

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              Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

              I worked at Qualcomm full-time

              Pros

              Good benefits and fine coworkers

              Cons

              insane amount of work to do

              Advice to Management

              I am not sure any advice will help

              Qualcomm2017-10-25
            • "Engineering Intern"

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              Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Toronto, ON
              Recommends
              Positive Outlook
              Approves of CEO

              I worked at Qualcomm for more than a year

              Pros

              Great team dynamic, small team and very helpful colleagues. Great benefit as interns: tons of group activities and yearly trip to SanDiego from Toronto

              Cons

              No really, maybe one con is that the tech trend is not in favour of hardware companies.

              Qualcomm2017-09-06
            • "Senior Software Engineer"

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              Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
              Recommends
              Neutral Outlook
              No opinion of CEO

              I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 3 years

              Pros

              They have good technology, smart engineer, market leader.

              Cons

              There are too many layers of management. Engineer doesn't get promoted slow compared to management.

              Advice to Management

              Decrease layout of middle-level management.

              Qualcomm2017-08-15
            • "Good Solid Company"

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              Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
              Positive Outlook
              No opinion of CEO

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

              Pros

              - One of the finest companies in Toronto - Hand off Management that trust employee (no micromanagement) - Flexible Schedule

              Cons

              - Top Heavy Organization - Large company where you might spend a lot of time on process related activities instead of solving engineering problems

              Qualcomm2017-06-27
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