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Updated August 21, 2017
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  • Hard to keep work life balance (in 338 reviews)

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

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  1. "Sr staff engineer/manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best employer in San Diego because of benefits.

    Cons

    Work life balance was out of whack.

    Advice to Management

    Get to know and care about employees


  2. "Positive"

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    Former Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will learn a lot

    Cons

    The work load is heavy during some times

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

  3. "Challenging and fulfilling work"

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    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Work on leading edge, interesting engineering problems
    - smart, intelligent and overall good colleagues
    - Good Benefits and decent work-life balance

    Cons

    - Compared to big silicon valley employers pay and RSUs are on lower side


  4. "Working at Qualcomm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work with excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Not much of a cons I can think of.


  5. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Caregiver in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Caregiver in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I take care of a disabled little boy that has a rare disease and is a only survivor!

    Cons

    None I like be my job

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "analog design engineer"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern

    Pros

    good salary, they even provide rent reimburse.

    Cons

    they don't assign too much work for interns

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Marketing Manager"

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

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    Layoffs occasionally due to saturated market

  8. "Program Analyst"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm as a contractor

    Pros

    Great place to work! Very nice people to work with.

    Cons

    No cons at this time

    Advice to Management

    No advice at this time


  9. "Staffing"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern

    Pros

    everyone is so friendly, the food in the cafeterias is amazing, great perks from the Q store

    Cons

    can be competitive, hard to move up


  10. "Engineer Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefit, and flexible schedules.

    Cons

    Like any big company, it's hard to navigate through all the departments when tackling big projects.


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