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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
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    Senior engineer

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Diego, CA

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. Great people (my team and teams that I work with).
    2. Good salary and benefit (until 2014).
    3. Beautiful city, perfect weather (San Diego)

    Cons

    1. Always busy, pressure and stress sometimes
    2. Expensive life at San Diego
    3. Very fast pace environment (almost no time to learn)
    4. Layoff, bonus and salary reductions since 2014
    5. Dealing with demanding customers
    6. Crazy work hours (10am-7pm)

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the pressure, and increase the benefits, otherwise you will loose your smart engineers. They are your assets, so stay competitive and keep them happy.


Qualcomm Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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Interview Difficulty

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    Senior Hardware Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    Phone interview followed by an on-site interview. HR & HM are quite efficient. Meet with a few managers. The interview is more like a discussion on general engineering topics.

    Interview Questions

    • Ask questions based on my resume. Discuss some details on general research topics.   1 Answer

Qualcomm Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
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Additional Info

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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

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