Metaswitch Networks
graduate job

Software Engineer

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Metaswitch is powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. We create the technology that is making the next generation of voice, video and data networks more flexible, more reliable and easier to use.

We work with customers across the world, from established giants – such as BT, AT&T, Cisco and Microsoft – to more nimble companies (like us), who are creating the next big breakthroughs in the ways we communicate.

What does that mean to you? It means together we can work at the centre of a major shift in the way the world communicates and consumes media. We’re hiring the brightest minds, the most creative thinkers who are open to change, to help shape this dramatic new landscape.

Find out why Metaswitch calls itself “The Brains of the New Global Network”

Software engineering is an exceptionally creative discipline. Working with some of the smartest engineers around, you’ll develop flexible and scalable software architectures – the enduring structures that make innovative services possible within communications networks.

From day one, you will be assigned real tasks working within a project team on the design and development of complex software. We will provide you with close support and tailored training to develop you quickly, then ongoing personal development to help progress your career in the direction you want – whether that’s more complex engineering, or roles in customer support, sales, product management or project management. If you excel in all areas, then you will have the opportunity to run your own division - acting effectively as an entrepreneur within the company.

You will use your analytical skills to reduce each problem you encounter into its individual parts, and then work 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.

At Metaswitch, we see technology as an enabler of collaboration and relationships, the essential components that foster creativity and innovation. As someone who has grown up with social media and mobile technology at your fingertips, your world view is important to our development as a company.

What we are looking for


You need an excellent academic record, a good degree in any subject, an enquiring mind and the ability to solve complex problems. You do not need any prior experience as full training is provided.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies
East of England
Edinburgh and East Central Scotland
West Midlands

Contract, dates and working times

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How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 January 2021

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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