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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.8 1,546 reviews

94% Approve of the CEO

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

(114 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 103 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 93 reviews)

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

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    Great place to work

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsGreat place to work with talented people

    ConsWorking environment , somtimes pressure to perform is high

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave more open discussions with people on Ground

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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    Probably the best company I ever worked for.

    Support Engineer, Senior (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsI think that the positive things about working for Qualcomm were the outstanding benefits package (free medical, dental and optical insurance), great pay, plenty of opportunity for advancement, excellent in house training and education benefits The working environment was stimulating in that there were always new projects in the pipeline so that you never got bored working on the same thing constantly.

    ConsThe workload there was incredible and there never seemed to be enough time in the day or enough people to get it done although we all seemed to manage to get through it.

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

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    Great Company, Good perks

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

    ProsGreat Work culture
    Great knowledge gain

    ConsWork Life Balance
    Salary Could be better

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook in to the market value and Inflation and adjust salary accordingly

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

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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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    No complaints

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood salary, benefits, love the people

    Conswork-life balance, no part time or flexible schedules

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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