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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 25 ratings in 2017)
"Employee-focused and keen to do difficult things well."
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...

"I had two interviews with individual and group exercises. Don't worry about getting..."

"Everyone is interested in working hard. Everyone wants each other to do well and..."

"The office space is a little old-fashioned (we're currently building a new one) but..."

"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..."

"The perks are generous but reasonably standard. They include 7% pension contributions,..."

"I was asked about my personal reasons for applying to Metaswitch and why I wanted..."

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

"You have at least an hour of one-to-one time with your manager each week. On top..."

"They are aware of the gender imbalance and are working to improve this through recruitment...."

"There are no strictly defined ranks. The salary is on a curve and ideas are treated..."

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

"The culture. Money is put behind the bar whenever someone new joins the team and..."

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

"The company started off making tills."

"Fun, challenging and friendly."

"The salary and type of work."

"My manager and teammates are very helpful and understanding and there is a multitude..."

"Make it more obvious how to progress up the ranks."

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