Qualcomm Reviews

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
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  1. 7 people found this helpful  

    Solid company

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

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

    Pros

    + Work life balance
    + Good pay
    + Great benefits
    + Good, smart people
    + Stability

    Cons

    - Lifers are dragging the company down. They fill up the middle management ranks, and prevent new employees from rising up.
    - Lack of growth opportunities
    - Dry, boring company culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the fat. Get rid of the lifers who have been sitting on their laurels for a decade. Make room for the new generation of motivated engineers.

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Qualcomm Interviews

Updated Oct 22, 2014
Updated Oct 22, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

59%
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11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

58%
14%
14%

Interview Difficulty

3.1
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I went to the career fair offered at my school and dropped off my resume at Qualcomm. About 2 weeks later I was contacted by a recruiter who scheduled an interview for me on campus. It was a one time interview and I got an offer less than a week after. I got 2 coding questions and one puzzle. The first one was to identify bugs on some simple code. Second one was to return the most frequent character in a given string.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions related to concepts in C and embedded systems that I did not learn yet. One of them was what is a union in C?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Qualcomm Awards & Accolades

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Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.qualcomm.com
Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Public (QCOM)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

From the way we communicate with people to the way we interact with the things around us, mobile changes everything. And Qualcomm is helping shape this new, connected world… engineering ground-breaking mobile chipsets and software… developing enabling technologies such as augmented reality, ad-hoc networking and context awareness… and creating solutions to tackle the growing... More

Mission: To continually push the boundaries of what's possible in technology.

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