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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated 4 March 2015
Updated 4 March 2015
1,911 Reviews
3.9
1,911 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance if you're on the high-level software teams (in 131 reviews)

  • Exposure of cutting edge technology, Fast paced environment (in 114 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees (in 114 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases (in 90 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I have been working in Qualcomm as a consultant.(more than a year)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Qualcomm as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    1. Excellent Work environment.
    2. A platform to apply your expertise
    3. Flexible timings

    Cons

    Nothing as such. There would be work pressure as when required, but seriously interesting

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    good team work, good learning opportunities

    Cons

    slow growth, less challenging work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    smartness is more important that number of year of exp

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    work place is great
    good package

    Cons

    politics in some of the departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    One of the leading companies

    Cons

    Difficult to switch teams within the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very innovative company with strong management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    All permanent employees are technically very sound. Benefits are top notch. The management has strong outlook for the future.

    Cons

    All people are geographically separated fro a large project so getting hold of somebody or meeting/review timings become odd, but its just the way nowadays.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Engineer in Hyderābād

    I worked at Qualcomm full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent facilities for a hardware engineer to play around and learn on their own

    Cons

    Certain less competent managers take the fun out of working for an amazing company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that there are real engineers in decision making process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior IT Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior IT Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Good pay, competitive management, good paymaster

    Cons

    differentiation in work from SD to India

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing good, Bring more quality work for Indian designers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Qualcomm is the one if you want a stable job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Good work culture, opinion of everyone is respected, one can easily interact with senior folks including directors with any hesitation or boundation, no hard-bound time scehdule

    Cons

    expectations are high, at times work may be too hectic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work-life balance should be focussed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good overall experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hyderābād

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Competitive benefits
    Many options available for in-house training programs to enhance knowledge and skills

    Cons

    Huge organization globally, communication between geographically separated teams is not sufficiently effective

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better project management and planning required to reduce work load on employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Senior Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    you could see what you do comes as an end product that is going to be used by you and the people around you;

    Cons

    Work Life Balance
    Job pressure

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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