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Updated Jan 13, 2020

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
2,149 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Anlayst"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    good benefit, 401k match, HSA, on-site clinics, nice campus, on-site gym, cafe

    Cons

    negative news, micromanagers, office politics, not much advancement

    Qualcomm2018-11-09
  2. "Sr. Staff Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Market uncertainty, business outlook, decreasing revenues

    Qualcomm2018-10-19
  3. "Best Company in San Diego for Tech but on a downward trend"

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Intelligent people, Work on cutting edge technology, Good Benefits

    Cons

    Expected Long Hours, Lots of Upper Management, Limited Mobility, Continued Layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Fix the culture problems that are coming up. There is huge distrust in management because there is not a clear direction.

    Qualcomm2018-09-24
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Management is key to success, your mileage may vary."

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fair compensation and good benefits in Bay Area.

    Cons

    Could improve on process and too much focus on individual effort with minimal support. Not much work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Paraphrasing Steve Jobs: Stop hiring smart people and telling then what to do. Hire then so they can tell you what to do.

    Qualcomm2018-09-27
  5. "Strong engineering company going through growth related struggles"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Strong product portfolio with very talented engineers World leading technology, good benefits and salary for the San Diego market

    Cons

    Too many product lines, heavy middle management, non standard process and tools

    Advice to Management

    Hire external managers who are experts in their domain to get some new blood

    Qualcomm2018-08-27
  6. "Ok to work fore"

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    Current Employee - Product Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits program and work life balance

    Cons

    A lot of changes in recent months

    Qualcomm2018-08-31
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Good Benefits -Great city -Good ecosystem - Talented Employees

    Cons

    - Poor Engineering Managers - Stalled progress - Business slowdown - Licensing lawsuits

    Qualcomm2018-06-04
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Director Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Director of Engineering 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, work with smart people

    Cons

    No work-life balance [for many, not all], low morale due to several layoff rounds

    Advice to Management

    Don't be selfish. Think about the employees too, not just yourself and the stock holders

    Qualcomm2018-06-12
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work"

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. New technology to learn

    Cons

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

    Qualcomm2018-05-19
  10. "Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work environment. Many cutting edge projects for great learning expereience. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes get's busy and need to manage work/life balance.

    Qualcomm2018-03-07
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