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Interviews at Qualcomm

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Qualcomm.
Interview experience
Based on 265 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 257 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 214 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Qualcomm

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
25%
About a month
22%
About a week
21%
More than one month
19%
About a day or two
14%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
68%
Phone call/screening
67%
Group interview
36%
Background check
35%
Problem solving exercises
27%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Qualcomm

  • Stringent,
    Shared on June 6, 2018 - Sr. Project Manager - San Diego, CA
  • The interview was relaxed, friendly and very professional.
    Shared on April 12, 2017 - Office Clerk - San Jose, CA
  • Very relaxed, they give you an itinerary with the people you will be seeing and their job titles. They buy you lunch at the end.
    Shared on February 28, 2017 - Field Service Engineer - San Diego, CA

Interview questions at Qualcomm

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Asked about my Linux systems experience and my git experience.
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Engineer II - San Diego, CA
  • Technical—circuits, software, Unix/Linux.
    Behavioral—working on teams in stressful environment. Strengths and weaknesses. What are you most proud of.
    Shared on May 20, 2018
  • Many involving work interaction and detail within the daily routine.
    Shared on August 9, 2017 - Security Officer AlliedBarton - San Diego, CA
Interview tips at Qualcomm
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • Formal (business suit)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Qualcomm
  • Be yourself
    Shared on March 16, 2020 - Test Equipment Planner - San Diego, CA
  • Be prepared to talk about your soft skills and know something about the technology, even if you’re interviewing for something other than engineering.
    Shared on November 16, 2019
  • Be genuine. Don't try to over-sell yourself, but highlight what you are strong at. Also, do your research on the job you are interviewing for. This is my general advise for anyone interviewing.
    Shared on August 4, 2019 - Sr. Staff Engineer, QA and Reliability - Red Bank, NJ
The first interview at Qualcomm
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me33%
  • Employee referral26%
  • Other15%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Campus placement5%
How candidates received their first interview at Qualcomm
  • Very faster
    Shared on February 9, 2020 - Mechanical Assembler - San Diego, CA
  • Through Job Applying
    Shared on November 9, 2018 - Engineering Intern, QCT - San Diego, CA
  • From web site job search.
    Shared on September 20, 2018 - SharePoint, O365, and Azure Architect - San Diego, CA
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