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Qualcomm Bengaluru Reviews

Updated February 15, 2017
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  • Work life balance is a major con (in 308 reviews)

  • No work life balance, personal life takes a major toll (in 67 reviews)

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  1. "Good growth in long run"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Associate Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Now a days diversifying to many more areas other than CDMA technology

    Cons

    Higher management is strict in policies, even if a candidate shows sufficient potential for his/her choice.

    Advice to Management

    Project assignment for new college graduates should be done based on their technical know-how and skills, not arbitrarily. I joined after completing my bachelors. Prior to that, sent many mails to put me in a team of interest, didn't happened even when there was vacancy.


  2. "GOOD"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Block Owner in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Block Owner in Bengaluru (India)

    Pros

    Latest technology, and Advanced process

    Cons

    Work load is more and Short time projects,


  3. "Good Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is scope for extensive learning will get an opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies as it is a leader in semiconductor industry

    Cons

    Work life balance is a major con. There is no concept of weekends. The work will go on round the clock.

    Advice to Management

    The management needs to take care of employees. Needs to wok on how to improve work life balance and reduce stress of employees


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  5. "VLSI Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learning is tremendous
    Can look for internal opportunities and also switch teams if anything interests

    Cons

    Repetitive work pitches in soon


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    "Decent Company......Worst HR"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Decent pay
    - Good facilities like transport food, insurance are provided
    - work quality and pressure varies across projects from cutting edge to monotonous boring work.
    - Avg in terms of opportunity to move between projects

    Cons

    - Eventually quality of work has gone down over the years. Just like any big MNC
    - Absolutely unprofessional HR in Bangalore office right from joining to offer letter to exit formalities expect all to be handled unprofessionally

    Advice to Management

    Bangalore office HR dept need serious look


  7. "Great place to Work, If you love your work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Lead Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Lead Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Love the vibrant culture, great pay & sense of belonging fostered

    Cons

    Work load will have peaks at times as they pay well

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on work life balance and developing employee skills


  8. "intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Qualcomm part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work ethic. People stay busy but get help proportionately too.

    Cons

    Younger people less.
    Too top heavy with large number of managers and small team sizes.
    Work life balance takes a hit.


  9. "Great Company to work at, but be prepared to give it your all"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Physical Design Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Physical Design Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Learning Curve, High responsibility

    Cons

    Too hectic at times, stagnation possible


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food, Cafeteria services are good, Stock benefits. People are friendly and always ready to help. If you wish to work on cutting edge technology, Qualcomm is the company for you

    Cons

    Long working hours, below par salary. Not at all employee friendly. Company is not performing well, so no hike or bonus. Main reason why people have strated looking for other options.

    Advice to Management

    Keep in mind that you hire talented people and to retain them you need to increase the salary to compensate for the long working hours


  11. "Software Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Embedded Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Embedded Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best company to work for

    Cons

    No much backdrops. Internal politics affect

    Advice to Management

    Keep going



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