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Updated Jan 24, 2020

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3.8
73%
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69%
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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
1,925 Ratings
  1. "Staff Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    location, smart engineering, san diego

    Cons

    growth is an issue as you progress

    Qualcomm2019-09-17
  2. "Depends on team"

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    Current Employee - Staff Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Leader in 5G & Mobile Good pay, benefits

    Cons

    Some teams are very political

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the politics and improve the culture

    Qualcomm2020-01-22
  3. "Design multi layers circuit boards."

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    Former Employee - Senior Pwb Designer 

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work at.

    Cons

    I have no cons at this time.

    Qualcomm2020-01-20
  4. "Good people"

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    Former Employee - Outpatient Counselor 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. Smart people. Competitive pay.

    Cons

    Management lives in the ivory tower... private planes, trips to Hawaii, etc. Fat cats too dependent on licensing gravy train.

    Qualcomm2020-01-14
  5. "College like work at atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Construction Director in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice group of top notch professionals

    Cons

    Challenges from competitors causes some instability

    Advice to Management

    Keep innovating

    Qualcomm2020-01-10
  6. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Salary, Work, management, perks, Bonus

    Cons

    Work life balance, Bad work hours

    Qualcomm2020-01-10
  7. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer Intern 

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice work it was very interesting

    Cons

    Disorganization sometimes but overall a solid experience none the less

    Qualcomm2020-01-06
  8. "Great People, Distracted Management"

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    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in San Diego, CA
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, best tech, great location, facilities, benefits

    Cons

    Management has been in crisis mode for several years with regulatory lawsuits and fights with Apple. It has been a significant disctraction in their ability to drive growth.

    Qualcomm2020-01-03
  9. "so so company"

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    Current Employee - Computer Department 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    big name in chipset industry

    Cons

    not many exciting new projects in my team.

    Qualcomm2020-01-13
  10. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly people, great benefits, loyal employees

    Cons

    Big pond, little fish - hard to stand out and shine. Since employees are loyal and stay within the company, its really hard to obtain a promotion

    Qualcomm2019-12-20
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