Qualcomm Reviews | Glassdoor

Qualcomm Reviews

Updated May 23, 2018
4,185 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

3.8
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
1,417 Ratings

4,185 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
Cons
More Pros and Cons

  1. "Qualcomm"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 10 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. Helpful (1)

    "Better treatment of its talent"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good technology, smart people, good pay

    Cons

    Lacking future vision, treatment of it employees

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the talent and not so much the bottom line

  3. Helpful (1)

    "software test engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Best work culture to work for

    Cons

    More managers than engineers in the company

    Advice to Management

    The pyramid need to be reversed.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Staff Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge technolologies. Great place to work.

    Cons

    Too many people managers who distract work.


  5. "Qualcomm Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company focused in innovative products

    Cons

    Smartphone experiencing a slow down


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Staff Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Leader in Wireless & Telecom industry

    Cons

    Going through tough times due to legal battles


  7. Helpful (1)

    "great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    open to employee concerns, new challenges

    Cons

    reducing benefits, not clear direction from top mgmt

    Advice to Management

    put more in innovation in more areas other than modem

  8. "Patent Legal"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great campus, great gyms and peers become friends

    Cons

    Favoritism is a huge issue in the department, very political. Management team are friends and only keep the hiring and promotions within their group. Moral is non existent.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. New technology to learn

    Cons

    poor work life balance. Too much emails/work on nights and weekends


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Innovative and very fast paced and up to date

    Cons

    No cons in my opinion

    Advice to Management

    No advice everything is good


Showing 4,185 of 4,724 reviews
Reset Filters