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Updated September 22, 2017
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  • Hard to keep work life balance (in 346 reviews)

  • No work-life balance and highly demanding (in 74 reviews)

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  1. "IT engineer senior"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A good place to work at. People are very intelligent here.

    Cons

    The work is boring sometimes.


  2. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice place to learn and grow

    Cons

    Low compensations and annual bonus

  3. "Good to work and good pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Good to work and good pay

    Cons

    Work life balance not good

    Advice to Management

    No advive


  4. "Senior Program Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Program Analysts in RFFE are provided tremendous opportunities to prove capabilities and learn the operations process at Qualcomm.

    Cons

    Stakeholders sometimes do not understand the complexity behind executing operations. There's politics that can interfere with cross-department collaboration and execution.

    Advice to Management

    Provide clear mission statement and execution plan to managers, who communicate it to their subordinates.


  5. "great for embedded systems"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    the place to be for learning about embedded systems , fast paced , challenging work environment

    Cons

    tough work environment, work life balance is a bit off


  6. "Good Environment"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1.Free working time
    2.Good salary in south california

    Cons

    1.The benefit is not as good as big software company like facebook
    2.Some offices are kind of old


  7. "Product Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Employees are easy to work with and knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Work life balance does not seem to exist.

  8. "Senior Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Good overall employer in a great and affordable area to reside in.

    Cons

    Sometimes lacks transparency and conventional/old methods


  9. "Mixed feelings"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Smart people and challenging work

    Cons

    Little to no opportunity for advancement if you're a woman.


  10. "Hardware Verification Internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Well organized
    Housing provided
    Great location

    Cons

    assigned projects, not involved in real work


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