Qualcomm

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Great start to a tech career

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA

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

Pros

Execution oriented work culture, fast paced, cutting edge technology

Cons

Average compensation, work-life balance not always great

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Great vision and execution. Keep up the good work!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Incredible place to work

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very professional and friendly coworkers. Everyone made me feel welcome from day one. The perks of working at Qualcomm are like nothing you will see at your normal company. All the break rooms are stocked with complimentary drinks, fruits, snacks, etc.. The pay is great ( for those who say its average they need to get real.. Very good considering the job climate right now). Health benefits are incredible. They offer $0 deductible health benefits. This would have cost me 9k a year at my previous employer for a family plan. On site gyms with tv's. Bi annual pay bumps. Stock options. What more could you ask for?

    Cons

    Tough to get a job here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the business coming...

  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    99% politics, 1% actual engineering

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    - medical benefits.
    - many onsite technology lectures.

    Cons

    - lower than average compensation in terms of salary and stocks.
    - too much emphasis on political gains by directors/managers rather than emphasizing on actual engineering work.
    - nobody is willing to make critical decisions when it comes to risk management and setting priorities.
    - no specific promotion guideline, it's mostly dependent on personal relationships with upper management rather than actual contributions.
    - competent engineers keep leaving after getting fed up with too much politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to realize they have to hire and keep top talents to become successful in this new climate with less royalty revenue. They can't keep alienating top talents with their politics.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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