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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.9 1,539 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 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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    Highly serious technical employee-friendly company

    Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    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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    Long Hours and good compensation

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsGood Learning curve
    Good compensation and benefits
    Smart people
    Very process oriented

    ConsLoooonnggg hours
    Internal competition for promition and bonuses can sometimes be way too cut throat and unfair

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best Company to work for in terms of Employee Care

    Senior Software Systems Test Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsBest HR policies , Serves Breakfast, Lunch in the cafeteria, Semi-annual review cycle, Transparent appraisal and review process, Open culture, Provides company stocks and cash bonus, lot of scope for self learning , best inter-team career opportunities within org

    ConsHigh Workload, less communication within the teams / groups, prefers employees from southern part of india, partially less work-life balance

    Advice to Senior ManagementCreate more channels of communication and friendly environment within teams, encourage employees to share knowledge / information with each other irrespective of technical knowledge to learn new things / culture

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

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    Great place

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOne of the point I can add in Pros is "Pay Scale"

    ConsProcess is the Cons I can think of

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    Great pay, but bad work life balance

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsChance to work on latest tech, good pay and perks

    ConsWork life balance is not at all there, work culture is bad.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease make sure your recruit enough people to implement project rather than overloading the junior folks and over paying the bossess to sit on their shoulder and scratch their head frequently.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice place to work with

    Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsNice package Flexible working hours

    ConsSupport work
    includes lot of travel

    Advice to Senior Managementno voice for employees

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

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    Nice as of now

    Associate Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    Prosthe work life balance and the people here are really understanding and the open door policy

    ConsBeing the world number 1 fabless semiconductor company, its compensation doesn't reflects that.

    Less than that of a government job

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    awsome

    Interim Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Proslots of benefits are there

    Consbad food is served in canteen

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

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    Great but work in Hyderabad is only bug fixing, which is bad

    Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsFree food
    Awesome culture
    Great work (most of it only in San Diego)
    Really nice/helping set of people

    ConsWork in Hyderabad is mainly bug fixing
    Work hours can be too much depending on your team

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

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    Good Pay Benefits

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsFor an Engineer I was getting around 40K bonus each review cycle. Best part of working in Qualcomm is two review cycle each year. This keep you on track. Good timeoff.

    ConsRelatively less smart people and more mass hiring.

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

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