6. Qualcomm
2012 Best Companies rank: 23
Current openings: 1,000*

What they're looking for
Positions are available in engineering, information systems & technology, research & development, and advanced display technology

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has more than 50 positions available for embedded software engineers

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
Qualcomm is just starting to scratch the surface of what's possible in the wireless industry. We're looking for people to join our teams who can contribute and really push the boundaries in wireless. What we look for in an ideal job candidate: passion for technology and innovation, drive to solve complex challenges, ability to be inventive and think beyond the job description. And, of course, the basic technical skills for the position at hand. -- Jon Davis, recruiting manager

No. of job openings as of Jan. 2, 2012.
*Job openings are worldwide.
By Sierra Jiminez, reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated January 24 2012: 2:52 PM ET
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