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Qualcomm Reviews

Updated 17 December 2014
Updated 17 December 2014
1,771 Reviews
3.9
1,771 Reviews
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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf
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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.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Pay Benefits

    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    For 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.

    Cons

    Relatively less smart people and more mass hiring.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Senior IT Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Senior IT Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, salary bonus plus shares

    Cons

    no challenges. Great place to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Happy with management

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  5.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Engineer Associate in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Engineer Associate in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    good pay.
    good care of employees
    good food

    Cons

    work load
    time pressure
    long time service requirement to go abroad

  6.  

    very good place to work for

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

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

    Pros

    culture is too good they will provide free food for temp employees also

    Cons

    high working hours,no work life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    senior engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Banga
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Banga

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

    Pros

    more benifits. work balance. less stressful

    Cons

    medium pay. less hikes. less stocks

    Recommends
  8.  

    Good pay, no work life balance

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

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

    Pros

    Good pay, bonus,shares,technology oriented. Free food.

    Cons

    Work,work, and work yes you will get lot of work and you are totally occupied so much that you don't get any time for your personal life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to make some work-life balance for employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    I have been working here for 2 years, it has been excellent. Work quality is completely depends on team

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    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    Most experienced people, good pay. So many learning opportunities

    Cons

    very tight work hour, too many cost cutting strategies. there is no guarantee for work quality.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good place to work for, the team is good

    • 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 full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Brand, the growing mobile market, the test work going on, Qualcomm stocks rising, the facilities, flexible timings, free lunch and coke, of course !!

    Cons

    little knowledge employees, below standard employees, not having enough qualifications but boasting of the crappy work they have done all these years in Qualcomm

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Good

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

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

    Pros

    Good Salary, Good Work, Growth so much. More Benefits

    Cons

    Work-load so much, Tuf to balance work life and personal life.
    Management is putting so much pressure.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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