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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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  • Work life balance was out of whack (in 367 reviews)

  • No work-life balance and highly demanding (in 76 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Nice people around

    Cons

    Benefit becomes worse and worse.


  2. "Software Engineer full tie"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Great Location and Good work

    Cons

    Bad orientation and Bad benefits

  3. Helpful (1)

    "IT Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for those that pursue it
    New CIO is making positive changes

    Cons

    Too many over titled individual contributors in IT, which is an artifact from prior leadership. Too few are capable of delivering high-quality work or able to think out of the box which results in no work-life balance for those that care about the work and services they provide.


  4. "work/life balance is improving"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    if you going to stick to wireless, no other place to go

    Cons

    still need to improve more on work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    cut all the overhead; less lead/manager/meeting


  5. "engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to work, endless possibilities.

    Cons

    work life balance, too much politics.


  6. "System Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits. Opportunity to learn new technologies.

    Cons

    Stressful. No work-life balance.

    Advice to Management

    I don't have much advice.


  7. "Performance engineer"

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

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good compensation, nice people, good team culture

    Cons

    top level management not accessible

    Advice to Management

    openess and more skip levels needed

  8. Helpful (1)

    "engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    less traffic than silicon valley and more affordable housing

    Cons

    company is changing focus. The good old days led by Sanjay Jha are no more there.

    Advice to Management

    need a new leadership from the upper management


  9. "Qualcomm software engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Helpful colleagues and good transparency

    Cons

    Difficult to get challenging work


  10. "great company"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    great benefit culture people and management

    Cons

    none none nne none none


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