SunGard
2.9 of 5 226 reviews
www.sungard.com Wayne, PA 5000+ Employees

SunGard Reviews

Updated Apr 7, 2014
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2.9 226 reviews

                             

68% Approve of the CEO

SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin

Russell P. (Russ) Fradin

(75 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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great

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SunGard full-time

Prosgood pay and good people

Conslack of challenges on a daily basis

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very sales centric organisation

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat place to work if you are self motivated and strive to create and add value to the company. Open working environment with generally very helpful colleagues who are willing to aid and guide people who are willing to learn and contribute

ConsVery sales centric with an obsession with hitting targets and revenues. Organisation is made up of several companies bought over time leading to messy silos and overlapping products. Middle managers are overwhelmed with daily responsibilities on top of managing teams making it easy for incompetent staff to hide and shirk responsibilities.

Advice to Senior ManagementSunGard is a very global organisation with a lack of culture due to a large geographical spread of offices and an obsession with selling. Consider grooming talents within the organisation to build a stronger culture (and eventually stronger managers) rather than rely on the experienced workforce who have no loyalty and flutter to the next higher paying vendor.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Employee of the year

Network Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent work culture, flexible work environment, good infrastructure, good facilities.

ConsWorst management, management has no capability of handling stuffs. no growth, no salary increment.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop listing to others, apply your own brain, observe things, you should know who really works and deserves.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than a year

ProsGood Salary and work also is good

ConsHire and fire policy
Job insecurity

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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SunGard

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SunGard

ProsThe benefits at SunGard are good.

ConsThe management at SunGard (at least in my business unit) makes terrible decisions.

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Opportunities, level of autonomy very dependent on segment/dept that you work in

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGenerally little micro-management, able to work independently with relative autonomy. Often given responsibility within short time of joining.
Strong products in most areas
Most managers allow some working from home although not formally implemented

ConsLittle training/development although management/HR are trying to address this
Big focus on cost & bottom line
Working practices dependent on manager
Business segments are silo-ed with minimal opportunity to move across
Frequent reorgs and structural changes

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you are serious about training and development, you need to allocate resources and money and apply it across the board to all functions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A lot of job to do in order to achieve the theoretical values

Technical Consultant (Current Employee)
La Goulette (Tunisia)

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than a year

Prossalary, trainings, values, holiday balance

Conshuman dimension , carrer path, management of the 24/7 operations

Advice to Senior Managementyou need to fill the gap between theorical values and the reality of the business on the groud

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The company is just okay to work with

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at SunGard full-time

ProsThe company is just okay to work with

ConsPlease do not join Iworks BU and in SunGard layoffs are huge nowadays

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Bedford, MA

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than a year

ProsLarge company. Good management and smart people.

ConsOlder technology. Every problem is a fire drill.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The people you work with make the job.

Applications Support (Current Employee)
Bethlehem, PA

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than 8 years

ProsWonderful people to work with.

ConsAdequate raises and bonuses are only given at the management level.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in the staff who are non-management. Family life, benefits and salary are not adequate to keep good employees around once the exonomy picks up.

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