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"Awesome company to work for"

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  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
Current Contractor - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Qualcomm as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Nice benefits, Lots of Indians.

Cons

Stock options are limited. Salary below par.

Other Employee Reviews for Qualcomm

  1. "Best Internship."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Diego, CA
    Current Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    San Diego, work on challenging projects, people and culture are amazing

    Cons

    Can't think of one.


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    "Good starting point for career in Silicon Valley"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Qualcomm has some cool hardware teams in Silicon Valley.
    - Can be a great place to pick up some embedded software or test engineering skills.
    - Good work-life balance
    - Free drinks/sodas

    Cons

    - Not as many opportunities as San Diego HQ
    - Feels like projects in the Bay Area are treated as experimental, and HQ is fine cutting entire teams/divisions
    - Takes a little too long to get promoted. Some employees deserve a promotion at least a year before it finally happens.
    - Salary is noticeably less than similar companies nearby, but Qualcomm's health, bonuses, and RSU program outweigh most companies.

    Advice to Management

    There are tons of amazing companies for software engineers in Silicon Valley. There needs to be more reasons for software engineers to choose Qualcomm over other companies. Qualcomm's benefits are great, but not as appealing to young talent as the perks/benefits of other companies in the area.

    Qualcomm's is working on some very innovative and exciting projects in the Bay Area. Why not give employees more of an exciting environment and culture, similar to nearby startups? Qualcomm's buildings feel too corporate for this region.

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