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Metaswitch

About us

Metaswitch doesn’t just hire graduates. We hire the best graduates. We don’t offer jobs. We offer careers. We have a history as one of the UK’s finest software institutions and yet we are using and taking the very latest Web-scale technologies into previously uncharted areas. By joining Metaswitch you join this innovation race: A community of developers, employees, partners and customers who are committed to rebuilding communications networks and services for future generations. Metaswitch has a culture based on inclusion and collaboration. A working environment that embraces differences and encourages freedom of expression.

Graduate opportunities

Most graduates and postgraduates will start with us as software engineers.

Software engineering is an exceptionally creative discipline. We are living in a world where people expect more and more from their communications products and network services. As a direct result, network service providers stand at the doorstep of a radical transformation in the way they build and operate communications services. They need your help to move their core network elements off proprietary hardware into a cloud-based, software-centric future. Inspired software engineering affects how these services perform – and how they are experienced by end-users.

You will work on projects that are revolutionising the communications industry. Working with some of the smartest engineers around, you’ll develop flexible and hugely scalable software architectures - the enduring structures that make innovative services possible within and between communications networks. You will build our products, which are deployed by hundreds of companies and provide communication services to many millions of subscribers around the world.

With our support you will become a world class software engineer, armed with the expertise to tackle the difficult challenges posed daily by the projects you are working on. With the assistance of your manager and mentor, you will learn new software languages and programming techniques to enable you to solve some of the most complex problems the software industry faces.

You will use your analytical skills to reduce each problem you encounter into its individual parts, and then work out how to solve each issue and turn your design into reality. Your creative instincts will help you to produce a solution that is elegant, efficient, high-quality and delivered to the customer on time.

Every project will involve new and exciting challenges. You’ll have clear ownership of the aspects that you are responsible for and will very soon be making key decisions that affect our products. As you become more experienced, you will increasingly have the opportunity to lead projects, people and teams as your career flourishes within Metaswitch.

How to apply

You can apply online via our website, or email a CV and covering letter to careers@metaswitch.com.

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