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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.9 1,540 reviews

94% Approve of the CEO

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

(111 ratings)

85% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance, stable company, great sense of contribution to the world(in 102 reviews)

  • Good chance to work on latest and cutting edge technology(in 100 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees(in 91 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases(in 74 reviews)

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    Make UK centre dynamic

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee) Farnborough, Hampshire, South East England, England

    ProsWork life balance; accommodating personal circumstances

    ConsNo new technology development work; no job rotation; job satisfaction

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognise effort

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    OK, but could be lots better.

    Staff Engineer/Manager (Current Employee) Cambridge, East of England, England

    ProsExciting technologies, a chance to change how customers use mobile technologies. The people you work with are mostly great. There are plenty of resources for things like equipment.

    ConsThe appraisal process is poor, there are no real reviews, even though there are two a year, little happens in looking back over the last 6 months, you're scored, but there's little in the way of discussion. Training is sporadic and project planning is haphazard.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't let release engineering wire themselves into the process so only humans can roll a release.

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    Amazing Company

    Groundskeeper (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsSome of the best compensation available.

    ConsCEO not available for lunch.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore lunches.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to Work!

    Systems Analyst (Current Employee)

    ProsChallenging work, great facilities, free coffee & soda, flexible hours

    ConsNot much supervision, so you better be confident in your abilities

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore weekly or daily feedback would be really helpful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat facilities, good management, and good benefits.

    ConsBig company so little growth opportunity

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging yet satisfying

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsVery stable company. If some division gets closed for business reasons, employees are not fired but moved to different group within company
    Good Bonus/ Perks/ Total_Compensation
    Complete review twice a year - very few Tech Corporations have it
    Quick on Immigration Processes - Best point for international professional

    ConsPlenty of Pressure. Work Life Balance in several team is pathetic
    Corporate Politics - expect it if you want to grow and foster
    Too many emails - more than 500 in a day ( one can filter it out)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood learning experience for fresh graduates

    ConsTeam becomes a bit political at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing company!!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work place, teams, benefits

    ConsCompany is getting bigger and lot of projects ongoing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Highly serious technical employee-friendly company

    Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsWork culture, team work and lack of bossism. The best is tried to keep you entertained and maximum efforts put in comforting the employee

    ConsGender ratio is highly skewed. San Diego office seems to be dominating the spree in most departments.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Staff Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsGood place to work. Good number of opportunities within the company

    ConsToo big of a company. A bit difficult to get out of the rut if you get in a poor division or group

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