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Qualcomm Interview Questions

Updated Jan 18, 2018
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    Telephone interview - Resume review and few problems to be solved in C. Basics of networking were asked which included TCP, UDP, and IP protocols. Proficiency in programming languages was tested.

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Writing exam, Tour, Interview
    Difficult, nice interviewer.
    1 hour writing exam, about 30mins interview.
    Most important thing is dont stuck in only one questions.
    DSP is quite difficult and needed to be careful review.

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  3.  

    RF Product and Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA) in December 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online on October 2017 through a staffing company and it took almost 2 and half months to schedule my on site interview. I was interviewed on December 2017 by 2 interviewers and it was one hour technical and non technical interview.

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    DFT Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    Had a phone interview for half an hour. I was asked about my expertise in Perl as they were looking someone with strong Perl background. Then the interviewer asked me about ATPG, memory designs, marching algorithm.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain JTAG, ATPG.
      What if you get 50% test coverage, how will you increase it?   Answer Question

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    Hardware Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    The interview was easy and short. Asked basic questions about ASIC and RTLs. Also asked some basic programming questions. Also, the interview was nice and polite and called on time for the phone interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pudong, Shanghai (China)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Pudong, Shanghai (China)) in November 2013.

    Interview

    First, HR will contact you about the time you are free, then have phone interview, if you can pass it, then it will come up with a face-to-face interview in Qualcomm office.


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    Software Development Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Bengaluru (India)).

    Interview

    I was rejected for one of the team earlier so HR had my CV.
    Hr called and checked my interest in other position and interview was scheduled for next week.

    Total 4 technical rounds , two of them being in depth about job profile and other two about general domain knowledge, one director round which was more of formal talk about which team they are hiring for.
    All interviews happened on same day.

    HR round happened over phone after two days.

    Got offer in two weeks after hr round.

    Interview Questions

    • WAP to find height of BST

      WAP to find absolute difference between sum of two diagonals of square matrix.

      WAP to find factorial in recursive and show stack trace, explain about head and tail recursion

      WAP to find some of 10 elements in recursive and show stack trace

      Given two arrays such that first array has only one element which is not in second array, WAP to find that element (O(n) solution was needed)

      WAP to sort array of 10 strings elements in python

      WAP which will count and print number of lines in program (python/shell)

      Write command for find the occurrence of particular string in directory , also how to search that in specific file types (I wrote about grep and spoke about find and locate) 

      Asked about few git commands , sample commands to commit the changes

      Lot of questions about work experience and CV

      How thermal management work in mobile platforms?

      Explain android architecture in brief

      About the open source contribution I have done, how big was that?

      Five interviews + HR Round over telephone.   Answer Question
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    Programmer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hyderabad (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Hyderabad (India)).

    Interview

    Applied through job portal for programmer analyst .NET
    Attended the Interview in Qualcomm Mindspace in Hyderabad
    Interview process was smooth
    Tested all .NET technologies skills with written sample code for every question

    Interview Questions

    • To change the styling of alternate <li> element in <ul> unordered list with n number of <li> elements using jQuery and CSS   Answer Question
    • Extension method to get the word of given string   Answer Question
    • Difference between stored procedure and function in SQL   Answer Question
    • To get the highest employee salary under a manager of given table employee table   Answer Question
    • SOLID principles   Answer Question

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    It was 1 hour phone interview. The first 30 min was used to ask about my general background experience and the next 30 min was used to ask technical questions

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me briefly about your background and why are you interested to join qualcomm   Answer Question

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    ASIC Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    I applied through campus job fair. The process took 4 weeks. 45 minutes phone technical interview. Asked a few questions about my projects on my resume and some questions on architecture.

    Interview Questions


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