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  1. "Qualcomm"

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Excellent compensations. Challenging and exciting work. Private offices

    Cons

    Regulatory fines and apple refusing to pay the royalty for the technology they use is unfortunately forcing the company to cut the R&D costs

  2. "Great company to work for!"

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      Current Employee - Staff Systems Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

      I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Get to work with some of the smartest people in the field.

      Cons

      They have been cutting costs at several departments lately.

    • "Great place to start your career"

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      Former Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in San Jose, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      It’s a well established hardware company. The toolflow and infrastructures are all well maintaineed. Engineers overall are talented and down to earth.

      Cons

      The company failed to really expand to adjacent markets. It relies too much on it’s licensing business. Not enough determination and execution to diverse it’s business model.

    • "Sr. Project Manager"

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      Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great compensation. Very dedicated resources who are great to work with. Had a great experience with my management.

      Cons

      A number of layoffs this last year due to required corporate financial adjustments.

      Advice to Management

      Provide more job stability because the employees bring great value.

    • "Enjoyable"

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      Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Helpful colleagues and exciting problems

      Cons

      Future is uncertain and the roadmap is dependent on that

    • "Excellent engineering team"

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      Current Employee - Principal Software Engineering Manager in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      opportunituy to work with highly talented engineering workforce

      Cons

      bad management practices have not helped company growth

    • "Employee all left"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Big companies, and a lot of down to earth people

        Cons

        bad management, and no personal career development

      • "Great Place to Work"

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        Former Employee - Director, Program Management in San Diego, CA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        Compensation, Challenging, Work/Life Balance, Market Leader

        Cons

        Sometimes the work/life balance was a little "unbalanced"

      • Helpful (1)

        "Top management no longer has a plan"

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        Former Employee - Staff PCB Designer in San Diego, CA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        Great group of people to work with.

        Cons

        Management wastes a lot of money on pet projects that never go anywhere, then sends work offshore to make ends meet.

        Advice to Management

        Get your focus on a couple of sound projects and then perfect them. Build on what you know.

      • "Once a great place to work"

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        Former Employee - Senior Manager, Business Analysis in San Diego, CA
        Recommends
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        The people and the benefits are top-notch

        Cons

        Litigation is destroying profits and morale

        Advice to Management

        Focus more on what is going on below you instead of all your focus above.

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