Qualcomm Hardware Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Aug 22, 2015
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Hardware Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

Interview

The Interview was well set and precise to the point. The Interview was for 2hr. Covering the topics of Logic Design, Verification Concepts, Hardware designing questions, C and C++. FPGA Concepts, Functional Testing.

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm in June 2014.

    Interview

    I submitted so many applications of Qualcomm online. However I never get any reply. This opportunity is from my teacher's friends referral. I get a phone interview from Qualcomm. The team is about WLAN. At last he suggested me to prepare not only my resume but also what the position required.

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2013.

    Interview

    on-campus interview, two rounds, back-to-back. One staff and one senior staff came to our school and asked us mainly on the projects we did. And some relatively simple questions. One week later the HR phoned me and extend me an offer.

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    Applied for job through online posting. Got a call after 2 years (I was very surprised). Had a quick phone interview after an e-mail exchange with a HR representative. After which they invited me over to San Diego. The interview was intense. There was one employee who came in with a severe back problem. And when I asked him, he mentioned that he was very stressed with the work.

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA) in October 2013.

    Interview

    I have been called for the interview after resume screening in Campus Career fair. I had two rounds of interview. First round is a software round, where I was tested in data structures like linked list, trees. There was a question on FSM design too. The Second round was a hardware round, where I was asked to draw synthesized hardware for a verilog program. Second question was to draw a timing diagram for a sequential circuit. Third question was to implement a 3 input nand gate using 2 to 1 mux.

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    • Assume a directory tree with each child represent a directory inside the root directory, Write a program to calculate the total disk space for the root directory. Assume what ever you want.   1 Answer
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    First a telephonic interview for one hour, the after 3 weeks a on site interview. They arranged flight and hotel stay, interview with 6 people very friendly. Then two more interview on phone after on-site. The hiring process is long and took more than 12 weeks. Finally got a good compensation package.

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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA) in June 2013.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a staffing specialist for a telephonic interview at first.I cleared the telephonic round and consequently I was called for an onsite interview.I found the employees,office setup and the interview process to be thoroughly professional.the interview lasted for close to 6 hours in which they focused on the basics of RF design and IC design.

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    • I was asked the to design a narrow band amplifier with matching circuits and biasing conditions.I was not expecting this question as it is very time consuming.   1 Answer
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Phone Interview: General EE Technical Stuff, circuits 101 and some advanced material. Onsite Interview: Whole day of interview at the Qualcomm campus. 6-8 Engineers asking generally tough questions including digital, analog, and basic electronic knowledge.

    Interview Questions

    • Design a device that takes a sound, adds a 20 second delay, and outputs the sound with the delay added.   1 Answer
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Over the phone interview lasted for around 1 hour. Interview focused on my resume contents for around 20 minutes followed by a couple of technical interview questions. No behavioral questions were asked. Questions were based on basic IIP3, SNR and cascaded Noise Figure concepts. Expect questions on CDMA communication system concepts.

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    • No difficult questions were asked. The interview focused more on my technical skills and my grasp on RF Engineering fundamentals than on my behavioral aspects.   Answer Question
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    Hardware Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Interview is typically a 2 stage process. An initial phone screen followed by an onsite interview.

    Interview Questions

    • I'd rather not reveal it as I still ask that question to new hires   1 Answer
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