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MDS Global Overview

Warrington, North West England, England
201 to 500 employees
1997
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
MDS Global is a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider of VNO, B2B and IoT solutions. We look after all aspects of monetisation, assurance and customer steering for complex products and services. We offer a digital operating model in a DevOps context, which enhances stakeholder ... Read more

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Company Updates

  • Congratulations to our marketing team who are the winners of our ‘team of the quarter’ prize and have done a fantastic job with our MDS Global rebranding as well as internal communications.

  • Well done to our Fun Runners who ran in the Birchwood Park 5k in aid of Alder Hey hospital today in very hot temperatures!

    Our team all did fantastically well but special recognition to Katy in our HR team who was the first female over the line and 3rd overall out of nearly 100 runners in an impressive 19.52 minutes!!

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MDS Global – Why Work For Us?


Diversity 

MDS embraces diversity. It forms part of our culture and relates to all aspects of your journey from
recruitment and selection through to terms and conditions, training and every other aspect of employment.

We aim to provide a fair and supportive work environment, regardless of your age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or affiliation to any political party or trade union. Somewhere that you can be yourself and be your best!

Learning and Development

Your career is important to you. We will support you by listening to what learning and development needs you have on an ongoing basis and then together we’ll make it happen.

From the first day you join MDS, we’ll welcome you with a Company Induction programme -  so whether you’re new to the industry or you’re a telecoms expert, you will be equipped with the knowledge that you need to do your job and understand the part you have to play in the success of MDS.

We’re passionate about giving everyone the opportunity to develop and learn. Your annual performance review will allow you to discuss and plan for your learning and development needs with your Manager. Whether it’s a new skill or seminar, leadership programme or role related course, we’ll promise to support and invest in your personal development to help you succeed and in turn make MDS succeed too.

We want you to grow with us and that’s why we will always promote current vacancies to our existing employees to give you the opportunity to progress and develop. So whether you want to experience a different team, move up the ladder or are happy doing what you do, we will support you all the way!

Warrington 

Our head office is based in Warrington, near Manchester and is home to around 190 of MDS employees. We moved into our new offices in 2013 and we’re centrally located close to the M6 and M62 motorway network. There is free on site car parking as well as showers, lockers and kitchens with free tea, coffee and fruit.  In our main canteen area, you’ll find a break out area with pool table and TV.

In Warrington you’ll find our Business Support teams (Finance, Management Information Systems, Human Resources & Development, Facilities, Compliance), Managed Services (Application and Billing, Business Support, Internal IT, Production Fix and Infrastructure, Service Change, Service Delivery, Service Operation Centre), Engineering (Service Analysis and Design, Services QA, Development), Programmes and Project Management, Sales & Marketing and Product Management.

Limerick

In a great town centre location, our Limerick team is smaller and currently have around 40 employees based here. We’re currently in the process of updating our office space.  The onsite kitchen offers free tea, coffee and fruit. In Limerick, you find our Engineering team (Service Analysis and Design, Services QA and Development).

When we say our people are our biggest asset, we mean it. So to say thank 
you for everything you do, we  offer a range of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) from the moment you join us – increasing with the length of your service up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Annual company bonus scheme for all roles
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity schemes (after qualifying period)
  • Private medical plan after 12 months service
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Dawes Rewards employee discount scheme for Martin Dawes Electronics Store
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Fresh fruit provided each week
  • Workplace offers such as retailer discounts and online deals
  • Flexible working hours
  • Bike 4 Work scheme (UK)
  • Childcare Vouchers (UK)
  • Life assurance
  • Regular social events to let your hair down


At MDS our five values reflect who we are and how we do business. Our employees are passionate about what they do, work in collaboration to achieve great results, use creativity to think outside of the box and challenge the status quo, show expertise to get problems resolved and will always show customer focus in whatever they do. If you're offered the opportunity to join MDS, you’ll be joining a team of high performing and talented individuals who inspire each other every day and deliver the very best every time.

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    "A great place to work and grow within the telecoms industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warrington, North West England, England
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    Pros

    Having been at the company for a year, I have already moved teams and have been supported with my development every step of the way. Before starting here at MDS, I did not particularly have a wealth of telecoms experience, having just worked within call centres during summer breaks and after university. I felt immediately welcomed at MDS and the team helped me with the learning process around the product and how the business works. Having such a strong team around me has enabled me to grow and flourish within the business and has opened new opportunities up to me. The flexible working hours are really helpful in balancing work and home life as well as having 25 days holiday minimum! I would recommend working at MDS to anybody who is new to the telecoms industry or anybody who already has a wealth of expertise in the field.

    Cons

    I would say the training could be more structured for new employees as there is a lot to learn, this can be slightly overwhelming but the team around me helped this transition go smoothly.

    Advice to Management

    Although this may not be the case so much for me, I do feel that some peoples efforts are overlooked and almost taken for granted. I feel that more recognition should be given and objectives should be incentivised to promote a healthier working environment.

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MDS Global Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at MDS Global.

    Interview

    Written test for 3 hours about a fictional business. You must identify the requirements for a new software solution for the business to help it grow and maintain it's new and existing client sales. This is a difficult test with a 65% pass mark. If you pass, you will be invited to an interview with the manager and a team leader.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most challenging part of being a business analyst and how do you deal with this?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Negotiated upto a further £1k per annum. and accepted

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MDS Global Awards & Accolades

  • Best MVNO Facilitator 2018, MVNOs World Congress, 2018

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