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Huawei Technologies Overview

Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
10000+ employees
Company - Private
Telecommunications Services
$10+ billion (USD) per year

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  • Huawei says first-half revenue rises 15 percent to $47.7 billion, Reuters, By Sijia Jiang, 7/30/2018: China’s Huawei Technologies, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, said on Tuesday first-half revenue rose 15 percent, the same as last year and the slowest growth since 2013. The Shenzhen-based company said revenue was $47.7 billion, due to solid performance across its operations including smartphones, telecom equipment and enterprise services.

    Huawei overtakes Apple as world No. 2 smartphone seller, gains...

    HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies overtook Apple Inc () to become the world's second-biggest smartphone seller in the June quarter, data from market research firms showed, as it gained ground in Europe and expanded its lead back home. The estimated rise in market share comes as a slowdown in the world's biggest smartphone market, China, eased.

  • Huawei leaps Apple as world's second-best selling phone maker, UPI, By Sommer Brokaw, 8/1/2018: For the first time in its history, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei ranks as the second-best selling cellphone vendor in the world, surpassing Apple and gaining on world-leader Samsung. Huawei sold about 54 million phones in the last quarter, leaping over Apple to second place, research firms International Data Corporation, Counterpoint Research, IHS Markit and Canalys said. Huawei's share of the market is now at just under 16 percent, compared to Apple's 12.1 percent. The Chinese smartphone maker also grew about 40 percent compared to last year.

    Huawei leaps Apple as world's second-best selling phone maker

    Aug. 1 (UPI) -- For the first time in its history, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei ranks as the second-best selling cellphone vendor in the world, surpassing Apple and gaining on world-leader Samsung. Huawei sold about 54 million phones in the last quarter, it said in its latest earnings report -- leaping over Apple to second place, research firms International Data Corporation, Counterpoint Research, IHS Markit and Canalys said.

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Huawei Technologies – Why Work For Us?

Corporate Information


Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. In 2017, The company's total annual revenue was CNY603.6 billion (US$92.5 billion) based on year-end exchange rates, an increase of 15.7% over 2016.
Net profits were CNY47.5 billion (US$7.3 billion), an increase of 28.1% year-on-year. In 2017, Huawei's annual investment in research and development reached CNY89.7billion (US$13.8 billion), up 17.4% compared with 2016. The company's total R&D spend over the past decade has exceeded CNY394 billion (US$60.4 billion). More than 45% of our 180,000 employees engage in R&D.

A synergy was created between our Huawei and Honor brands. In 2017, Huawei shipped a total of 153 million smartphones (including Honor phones). We are firmly positioned among the top three phone makers in the world. We released the HUAWEI Mate 10 – the first smartphone with an embedded AI chipset.

The Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) has involved over 400 research institutions and 900 companies in more than 30 different countries and regions. We collaborate on joint innovation projects relating to 5G algorithms, AI technology, network intelligence, nanomaterials, and other cutting-edge technologies. These efforts in technological innovation helped us make breakthroughs and drive industry development and business success.

Leveraging our experience and expertise in the ICT sector, we help bridge the digital divide and promote high-quality broadband connectivity for all. As an advocate of socioeconomic sustainability, we make every effort to support secure and stable network operations, and help customers and industries improve efficiency to drive low-carbon economic growth. By localizing our operations and building a global value chain, we help local innovators maximize their global value and share win-win outcomes.


Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei has over 180,000 employees, approximately 80,000 of which are engaged in Research & development. Huawei operates a global network of  14 regional headquarters, 16 R&D Centers, 28 Innovation Centers jointly operated with customers, and 45 Training Centers. Huawei is leading the way by rethinking the future. From devices to telecom infrastructure to cloud computing and convergence solutions, we are rethinking every link in the chain with ICT based innovation to deliver a better future... faster.

Huawei provides you the opportunity to help shape the future of telecommunications... everywhere.


Customers First

Huawei exists to serve customers, whose demands are the driving forces behind our development. We continuously create long-term value for customers by being responsive to their needs and requirements. We measure our work against how much value we bring to customers, because we can only succeed through our customers’ success.


We win customers’ respect and trust primarily through dedication. This includes every effort we make to create value for customers and to improve our capabilities. We value employees' contributions and reward them accordingly.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement is required for us to become better partners for our customers, improve our company and grow as individuals. This process requires that we actively listen and learn in order to improve.

Openness & Initiative

Driven by customer needs, we passionately pursue customer-centric innovations in an open manner. We believe that business success is the ultimate measure of the value of any technology, product, solution or process improvement.


Integrity is our most valuable asset. It drives us to behave honestly and keep our promises, ultimately winning our customers’ trust and respect.


We can only succeed through teamwork. By working closely in both good times and bad, we lay the foundation for successful cross-cultural collaboration, streamlined inter- departmental cooperation and efficient processes.

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    high start salary in China, long term high salary


    need to work overload and come home at night

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Huawei Technologies Interviews



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    The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Huawei Technologies (New York, NY).


    1st written apti engish ques & c or java questions..apti english were easy...prepare time diatance percentage time work permutatiion. I choosed C ..ques were op based easy to moderate
    2nd round Technical Round 1 .... Everything from ur resume..prepare a geninue resume..if u dnt.know any topic never ever mention ur resume..& prepare ur best for the mentioned topics...mine was C C++ Sql html..
    Ques were on project...told write code of ur project...palindrome & swapping by order by where having clause.sql commnds...then html basic questions
    2nd technical is very critical round & tough one..they asked me DAta structure...unix scripting..grep file system call, linked list..dfs bfs
    I cleared it
    HR :: easy...just prepare hr questiona

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Huawei Technologies Awards & Accolades

  • Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader recognition for LTE Network Infrastructure, Gartner, 2012
  • Corporate Use of Innovation, The Economist, 2010
  • Best LTE Commercial Performance, LTE World Summit 2011, 2011
  • Best Contribution to LTE R&D, North America Awards, 2011
  • Best LTE Network Elements, LTE World Summit, 2011
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