Qualcomm Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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  1. Stressful

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, ok salary, nothing else

    Cons

    Extremely stressful under tight deadlines, no work-life balance


  2. Work at Qualcomm

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Sometimes lots of unexpected work


  3. Company on the decline

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

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice location, good benefits, good learning opportunities being the leading company in wireless chipset business. Good work/life balance for most employees

    Cons

    Low compensation; limited growth opportunities due to limited turnaround in mid/upper management; bearish business outlook for upcoming months/years


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  5. Beautiful campus. Good work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Contractor - Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Beautiful campus with lots of facilities - Good work

    Cons

    - Not a stable job for contract employee


  6. Nice company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Boston, MA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Sponsor h1b visa, green card. The company took care of these stuff with professionals Work on exciting projects

    Cons

    Work overtime and manager keep pushing to the limit

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time sharing bigger picture of the company and help employee build up their career goal in the industry


  7. not a good company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    hmmm, well can't find any

    Cons

    idiotic management, horrible work life balance


  8. Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent resources to learn, great benefits, cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Fast changing environment. Work work work, deliver deliver deliver.


  9. Helpful (5)

    Not a Good time to join unless you are coming from very small compnay

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Cutting Edge Technology and lot of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Clueless Management and lots of politics across groups

    Advice to Management

    You missed the boat


  10. Qualcomm's Career Opportunity

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Lot's of internal and external training opportunities. Good benefits and flexible working schedule.

    Cons

    Getting more focused on core business, less opportunities for other research and development area


  11. Been there, done that.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very good health benefits and job opportunities for flexibility without leaving Qualcomm.

    Cons

    Company has grown large, fast! and now needs to tailor their management structure like the Jacob's days of old.

    Advice to Management

    Stop messing with a good thing!



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