Qualcomm

  www.qualcomm.com
  www.qualcomm.com

Qualcomm Interview Questions

Updated Dec 13, 2014
Updated Dec 13, 2014
1,070 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

59%
28%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

58%
14%
13%

Interview Difficulty

3.1
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    Interviewer was late and unorganized. Unable to understand what the interviewer was saying and asked questions on languages I'm unfamiliar with. Not a good interview overall. Interviewer didn't know who I was initially and called me late. I had to contact the recruiter.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Phone interviews. Interviewer was difficult to understand and seemed unfamiliar with some of the common software used in his specialization. The location and start date were impossible for me and we realized that in the first few minutes of the interview. I found the whole interview to be technically easy but was thrown off by the unprepared nature of the interviewer.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One phone interview, first half was technical but no coding. One high level design question related to my expertise and the particular position I was seeking, one OOP question.

    Second half was behavioral/non-technical. The interviewer asked me about something on my resume too, and requested that I elaborate on what I did for a particular item he was interested in and what my responsibilities were.

    Overall very easy interview.

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Design Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    Applied online on the job portal, Got a phone interview for the position of design verification engineer in Qualcomm QCT, Santa Clara. After phone interview was called upon for onsite interview which had 4-5 rounds. People who took interview were very detailed oriented and were looking for specific implementation details

    Interview Questions
    • All the questions were pretty basic and were related to fundamentals of logic design and verification.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Interim Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Contacted by HR, and scheduled for 2 phone interviews. After the 2nd interview, I was told there would be a third phone interview which was not originally scheduled. One or two days before the third round of phone interview process, I received an email that the team decided to give me an offer. After 2-3 weeks, I received an offer letter from HR.

    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Interim Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Hired from campus directly via on-campus interviews. It was a pretty streamlined process, a cv filter followed by 2 interviews. 1 technical and 1 HR. technical questions involved the standard digital logic questions and dsp questions. Interviewers were warm and receptive and made you feel pretty comfortable in general.- Glassdor

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to join Qualcomm and not go for higher studies   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Qualcomm in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    This is a position in Qualcomm Ventures. My background was great for the position. It took 2 weeks from initial contact to first phone interview with the Finance Manager. The questions were all behavioral and not sure if my answers exactly fit what they wanted. Got call for second phone interview a week later with the person who referred me initially. The second call was just mostly me asking questions. I asked a ton of questions, and not sure if they did not like some of my questions. I did not get the job, was informed a week after the second call. I asked the employee who referred me for feedback, but no answer.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    RF Embedded Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Qualcomm in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Got a mail to schedule the interview. After 4 days, I interviewed on phone and started with going through my CV. Asked a lot of LTE protocol, RF chain(Mixer, LNA, PLL) related questions and some multithreading questions. I could not answer a few. Specific topics like design of PLL, LNA, mutex, semaphores and basic C questions.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Modem Field Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    Contacted by recruiter for the position. Replied with the resume but had to wait for weeks for the feedback. Then finally interview was scheduled. Asked to come in person. The interviewers name given in the schedule and the people who took the interview was different. Strange but true.

    Interview Questions
    • If you give a cdma signal to oscilloscope, what will you see ?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Interim Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    I applied online through Qualcomm's website. The recruiter first contacted me about 2 weeks after I applied, and my interview was scheduled for the following week.

    The interview process was very friendly and conducted very efficiently. It consisted of two phone interviews, one HR interview and one technical interview. The HR interview was you very standard interview - i.e. Why Qualcomm? Why Computer Science? etc. The technical interview was also very standard, consisting of one coding problem, two brain teasers, and two conceptual questions.

    After 2 weeks or so, I got a verbal offer over the phone, and a week later received the formal offer letter.

    Interview Questions
    • Given 9 coins with one counterfeit, heavier coin, and a balance, what is the fewest number of comparisons that you need to find the counterfeit coin.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer

Work at Qualcomm? Share Your Experiences

Qualcomm

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.