Qualcomm Reviews

Updated 31 Jul 2020

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4.0
78%
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80%
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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
2,037 Ratings
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  • "work life balance compared to other org(in 549 reviews)

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  1. "Qualcomm as a great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Great benefits, good career progression, good work-life balance, interesting tasks and technologies to work on. Opportunity to work remotely or off-site around the world. Teams are often well resourced.

    Cons

    Much like anywhere in the technology sector, there can be times where there are tight deadlines and stressful situations. There are also quite a few divisions going through some tough times and downsizing at the moment.

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  2. "Senior Staff Manager"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Leading technology especially in wireless communication.

    Cons

    fast pace changing, big pressure from customers


  3. "Senior Staff Engineer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very innovative. Flexible work environment. Employee effort is often recognised

    Cons

    In a small and young team, not much mentoring is happening.

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  4. "A great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits are excellent, and the salary compares well with the industry. There is a strong sense of teamwork within most groups.

    Cons

    The expectations are high, and there is a lot of pressure to perform. There have been a lot of ups and downs recently, but that seems to be in the past now.

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  5. "One of the best companies to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best learning environment and good pay

    Cons

    Work can be hectic sometimes

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director, Program Management in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Great to work here for the last two decades

    Cons

    Very long tenure here at Qualcomm.

  7. "Na"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Leader of market almost monopoly in 5g

    Cons

    Not good cafeteria food is bad

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great work experience"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    Very good work atmosphere there

    Cons

    A bit of hectic work

  9. "Solid company - industry leader"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid benefits package. Good culture with hardworking. Great brand with history of innovation and culture to keep invention thriving.

    Cons

    Tools in business development need improvement. Management has taken feedback and will budget in the next year. Large organization with a number of policies.

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  10. "terriific"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time

    Pros

    smart people to work with

    Cons

    low base salary and too much beauraucracy

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