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Qualcomm Systems Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Nov 21, 2017
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Systems Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Qualcomm (Denver, CO).

Interview

Applied online and contacted by the HR for phone interview with the hiring manager. The hiring manager asked some basic wireless communication questions and also asked questions from my PhD research.

Interview Questions

  • 1. The hiring manage asked questions from my PhD research.
    2. Basic questions: OFDMA, how it works, Shannon channel capacity, MIMO etc   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Qualcomm

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    The phone interview lasted about 50 mins. It started with technical questions right away. The interviewer was patient and nice. I was able to answer 80% of the question.

    Interview Questions

    • slow fading vs fast fading. some random processes questions. OFDM.   Answer Question

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    Phone interview following an employee referral. They only test your knowledge not your skills or thinking process. It was a 45 min interview with only 10 min asking about my research.

    Interview Questions

    • How negative numbers are stored and how to calculate the 2's compliment   1 Answer
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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Qualcomm.

    Interview

    It was phone interview. It took about 30 minutes. Firstly, the interviewer asked me about projects I worked on. I explained contents and we had discussion about the ptojects. Then, the interviewer asked some technical questions.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    I choose another company


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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2016.

    Interview

    Apply online, HR contacted me and informed me that there would be an engineer contacting me for phone interview. After the first round interview, the there was second round interview

    Interview Questions

    • First round interview just some basic questions about my resume, last about 30 mins   Answer Question
    • Second phone interview lasts 1 hour, more technical details about my project in the resume   Answer Question

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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in China, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Qualcomm (China, NY) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Relaxing, funny. Hiring manager is so kindly, and just like a chat during the interview. It makes me willing to work in this company. We had a great time during the interview. Hopefully I have the chance to work in this company.


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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Submitted application through the company career site. After 3 weeks, got email notification to set up a phone interview appointment. The phone interview was all about the projects and works showed on the resume. The interviewer was really friendly and smart.

    Interview Questions


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    Systems Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online. One month later I had phone interview invitation, following onsite interview. The engineers asked technical questions related to wireless communications, probability theory and my previous projects. Since I am recent PhD graduate, they want me to make a 1 hour presentation to the team in the morning before one-to-one interviews start.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic probability questions, multi access transmission schemes.   Answer Question
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    Systems Engineer Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA) in December 2015.

    Interview

    First telephone interview, took about 30 minutes, asking about projects I have done in my resume.
    Next interview which took place in about one week after first one, was about some basic knowledge of the communication background

    Interview Questions


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    Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2014.

    Interview

    two phone interview. process took 4 weeks. in the phone interview i was asked about my resume and some technical questions. the phone interviews were relatively easy . then I was invited to onsite interview with 5 senior managers. I was not able to answer all the questions. the position was more optimization engineer.

    Interview Questions

    • coherent bandwidth, coherent time, pilot pollution, degree of uptilt downtilt, which is better qpsk or qam?   Answer Question

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