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Interviews at Qualcomm

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Qualcomm.
Interview experience
Based on 89 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 86 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 71 interviews
About a month

Interview process at Qualcomm

Overview experience
Interview process length
About a month
More than one month
About two weeks
About a week
About a day or two
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Group interview
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

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

  • 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
  • Do you enjoy working in a warehouse environment?
    Does it bother you to do repetitive work?

    Are you flexible to work extended hours on a daily basis?
    Shared on April 17, 2017 - Material Handler - San Diego, CA
Interview tips at Qualcomm
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Formal (business suit)42%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Qualcomm
  • Be very careful about Qualcomm at this time. More layoffs are coming, possibly in December/January.
    Shared on August 4, 2018 - Senior IT Engineer - San Diego, CA
  • Wait until things settle at the corporate level if you want stability.
    Shared on May 23, 2018 - Sr Staff Engineer - Raleigh, NC
  • Try finding something else unless you really want to work there for some unique reason.
    Shared on March 2, 2018 - MEAN Stack Developer - San Diego, CA
The first interview at Qualcomm
How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me31%
  • Employee referral26%
  • Other online application19%
  • Nothing is applicable16%
  • University recruiting/job fair4%
How candidates received their first interview at Qualcomm
  • 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
  • Went to a job fair.
    Shared on July 12, 2018 - PCB Designer - San Diego, CA
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