Get the inside buzz from graduates at Metaswitch

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 25 ratings in 2017)
"Flexible, relaxed, challenging and intellectual."
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...

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

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

"While equipment such as computers, desks and chairs etc seem to be fairly good the..."

"I work part time. My employer is very flexible as I have a family and often need..."

"The starting salary is good. However, the expected increase over time is not in line..."

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

"We had logic-based and problem-solving questions that did not require any technical..."

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

"We have separate mentors and managers but both of mine are equally approachable...."

"We don't have the best diversity at the company but the recruitment team is working..."

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

"You are asked what you'd be interested in working on, and listened to. You are constantly..."

"Having fairly flexible hours means that I can do longer days at the start of the..."

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

"The company started off making tills."

"Challenging, rewarding and supportive."

"The company seemed like a fun and vibrant place to work."

"There's one-to-one mentoring with an experienced team member and a series of lecture-style..."

"I'd like to see basic formal technical training for new employees."

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