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Metaswitch

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2018)
"Forward-thinking, transforming and development-focused."
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...

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

"There are no politics within the office and everyone is willing to help each other...."

"There is no enforced dress code. Some people dress smartly while others don't so..."

"Our contracted working hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm with an hour for lunch. This..."

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

"There are lots of opportunities for free lunches and dinners when you help out with..."

"I was asked about my motivation for applying and a little about my interests. Most..."

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

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

"There is commitment to improvement but the company is not currently very diverse...."

"I feel that this depends a lot on your team within the company. Some teams have a..."

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

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

"There's a lack of clarity when it comes to the pay structure."

"Metaswitch used to be called data connection, so all our products start with DC."

"Innovative, values employees, ambitious and fun."

"It was a London-based job but wasn't in Central London. There was also a good focus..."

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

"Give new graduates 25 days of holiday and/or the ability to buy extra days (as the..."

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