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Qualcomm Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated 30 January 2015
Updated 30 January 2015
1,843 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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    Account Manager

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great work life balance. Great people

    Cons

    Very political organization. Hard to advance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    design engineer

    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    pay a lot of insurance, good food nice restroom

    Cons

    poor food and gym, no air condition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    inprove food and air conditions

  3.  

    Qualcommer for 10 years, I like Qualcomm !

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Location, Salary, Growth Opportunity, Job Security

    Cons

    WorkLife balance, Procedures are not well established. big start up company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    It has been a bumpy road, work/life balance is not a priority

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ITSEC in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - ITSEC in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, culture and diversity

    Cons

    Advancement is subjective and the organization if flat.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just say Thank You!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer/Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit and fast pace

    Cons

    Long work hours when it is busy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, not pushy management

    Cons

    Sometimes the environment becomes too informal. May be depending on the team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Formal training should be more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer Manager in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer Manager in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    flexible hours, good talent, good compensation, in general a good large company to work for...

    Cons

    Difficult to grow after a while, hard long hours make work/life balance difficult

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Fast paced company that pushes you to learn and discover new, great, things. Very positive experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Test Technician in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Test Technician in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Exciting work, team members are great and you develop good relationships with them.

    Cons

    Sometimes workload was very high and unevenly distributed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Company . Great benefits.

    Cons

    Growing to next level depends on experience rather than contribution

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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