Qualcomm
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Qualcomm Reviews in California

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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95% Approve of the CEO

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

(55 ratings)

86% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Best Job ever

    Senior Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Prosflexible hours accomodate a disabled child at home

    ConsSometimes management feels it more important to be in control than to be right.

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    There is room for improvement

    Senior Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsStable job, competitive compensation, good healthcare benefits, good 401k plan

    ConsAs a company, not creating enough growth opportunities for the future. Most employees work very long hours, there aren't enough facilities (late evening cafeteria, recreational facilities) at work place to ease the pressure

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsNice benefits, bonuses. The work processes is very clear and makes sense.
    High quality engineers with good brains

    ConsAs any big business, they move slow and don't waive bureaucracy enough

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fun. Surrounded by intellectual people.

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsPay. As well as the benefits.

    ConsLocation, and social scene. It was okay.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDoing just fine.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to work for as an intern

    Software Engineer Intern (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Pros- Good hourly pay
    - Complete coverage for housing and relocation expenses
    - Plenty of intern events and involvement

    Cons- Work experience is highly dependent on manager and team. It's possible to get stuck doing boring work all summer since it's not normally possible to transfer to a different team as an intern.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave set goals, deliverables, and dates for interns and temps before they come onboand.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The Best Place to Work in SD by Far

    Contracts (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsWork/life balance, 100% paid benefits, on-site gyms, pay raises every 6 months, great people, encourage growth, and awesome end of year parties.

    ConsNothing. Except if you work for QCT expect to work in high pressure / long hour environments.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep that stock price going up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Internship program

    Design Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsFurnished housing, fun events for interns

    ConsHard to understand the big picture. Product groups are specialized in specific tasks

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider rotating employees among related areas

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pleasant to work.

    Build and Release Engineer (Current Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    Pros1. work culture is good
    2. Manager is always supportive
    3. Easy accessible to higher managements: even VP!

    Cons1. Huge work load
    2. Lack of Knowledge Sharing
    3. No team activities

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore successful results will come with a happy family.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    ProsDecent pay, good benefits and good job security policy.

    ConsWork pressure can be very high sometimes. Frequent reorganizations.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDont shuffle teams too much.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Stable, good salary

    Staff Hardware Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsStable, good salary, individual office, good stock.

    ConsMany people, tasks arevery segmented, it could be boring sometimes, lots of politics

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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