Metaswitch

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2018)
"Engaging and flexible, fair and constructive."
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.9 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
7.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.6 / 10
 
 
Training
7.1 / 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 feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • Some graduates don’t like that the main office is split over three buildings.

What insiders say about...

"The process is extremely efficient, punctual and rigorous. Expect to have to think!..."

"Everyone is friendly and there's plenty of socialising after work (we even have quite..."

"The dress code is casual. The office space is fairly standard; it could do with being..."

"My hours are very flexible so I can work from home or come in late if I have a doctor's..."

"The remuneration is competitive for a graduate and pay rises seem to be quite decent..."

"Providing drinks with a tab gets most people out of the office for a good ice-breaker..."

"I was posed multiple logic problems and was given 30 minutes to answer. We then discussed..."

"The company recycles, encourages employees to take public transport/cycle and does..."

"Constructive feedback is frequently given but managers and mentors place more importance..."

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

"I have been here less than a year but career progression seems very flexible with..."

"I've been assigned good work from a very early date and, despite having been here..."

"There's a good work/life balance, a good salary, challenging work and the chance..."

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

"We have a surprisingly large Nerf gun repository."

"Engaging and flexible, fair and constructive."

"They have an excellent reputation, a very good salary and a relaxed working environment...."

"I've been trained (without a formal course) on how to write C, C++ and Python code...."

"Make more of a top-down commitment to diversity and inclusion."

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