Get the inside buzz from graduates at Metaswitch

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 25 ratings in 2017)
"Exciting, fun and different."
Culture
8.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.0 / 10
 
 
Training
7.7 / 10
 

Pros

  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.

Cons

  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some felt the lack of formal training could be improved.
  • The quality of offices can vary depending on location.
  • While progression is possible, the lack of a hierarchical structure means promotion can be unclear.

What insiders say about...

"Metaswitch's interviews were very accessible and quite mathematical. Even though..."

"The office is relaxed. The hours are very flexible and people only ever work overtime..."

"Our offices are lovely. We have new desks with colourful dividers (we got to pick..."

"Hours are completely flexible so long as my work gets done. There is no pressure..."

"I am paid a very fair salary for what I do. Pay is reviewed regularly during annual..."

"Metaswitch has a very robust employee ownership programme where shares are awarded..."

"The majority of questions were technical and there were some in the form of puzzles..."

"We have no green initiatives. However, we do have recycling bins throughout the ..."

"Managers only manage a small number of people and the low- to mid-level managers..."

"We have a very accepting culture and there are conscious efforts to improve diversity...."

"It's fairly easy. Managers are happy to listen to your wishes and will tailor your..."

"I have regular meetings with my management line to make sure that the tasks I have..."

"I'm trusted to do my job well, but there is support should I need it. I work on an..."

"There are steep learning curves and an old and unfriendy codebase."

"We have two Countdown champions working here."

"Friendly, smart and technical."

"As a physicist looking to go into the software development field, I needed to be..."

"Most of my training has happened while on the job as I am introduced to new features/aspects..."

"Although it is expensive, I would ask the company to consider granting more leave..."

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