Qualcomm Reviews

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    Staff Engineer

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Exciting fast-paced environment. Innovation wireless communication products with state-of-art process technology. Great benefits.

    Cons

    long working hours (50~60hrs/wk still not enough), very tight NPI schedule. managers no patients for slow progress and lack of tolerance for errors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    excellent in training, tons of technical material available for employee for self training in Qualcomm library including live video.

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Qualcomm Interviews

Updated Sep 26, 2014
Updated Sep 26, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

59%
29%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

58%
14%
14%

Interview Difficulty

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    Interim Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview Details

    Met with recruiter on campus. Invited to program at Qualcomm then did mock interviews. We did a phone interview and a in person interview. Didn't get offered for first summer. Got offered for next summer.

    Interview Questions
    • The coin question. Find the coin that has a different weight out of 9 coins.   Answer Question
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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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