Metaswitch Reviews

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Metaswitch CEO John Lazar
John Lazar
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  • Great company with lots of potential!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Metaswitch full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment is relaxing, tons of work to do which keeps me motivated and busy. The company is on its way to IPO. Altho Metaswitch is considered a start-up, it does not run like a start-up. The benefit is great, the company 401K contributes 10% of your salary at no employee's expense. I cannot be more happy to work here

    Cons

    the parking situation is bad which means I have to be at work before 8am to find free street parking, otherwise I'd have to pay which can go up to $30/day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be great for the employees if the company could reimburse SOME parking expenses, since there is no designated free parking lot.

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Metaswitch Interviews

Updated Mar 7, 2015
Updated Mar 7, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

52%
32%
15%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

74%
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9%

Interview Difficulty

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    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Metaswitch in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted by recruiter about a sales management position. After a brief overview by the recruiter, set up a phone call with the next level sales VP. Interview took 30-40 minutes over the phone. Received follow up via email.

    Interview Questions
    • Request for detailed list of contacts at various customers.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Metaswitch Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, The Sunday Times (UK), 2010

Additional Info

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Website www.metaswitch.com
Headquarters Enfield, United Kingdom
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Data Connection, doing business as Metaswitch Networks, develops and sells messaging and networking software, including applications for e-mail, Web conferencing, and directories. The company's softswitch is sold primarily to telecommunications companies offering broadband service. Data Connection also offers software development and deployment services. Customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena, Cisco, IBM, and Microsoft. CEO John Lazar was promoted to chairman in 2010; he was succeeded by Kevin DeNuccio. Founded in 1981 by chairman Ian Ferguson and six other former IBM... More

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