SunGard Reviews

Updated August 29, 2015
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SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
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Pros
  • If you are put in right project they work life balance would be excellent (in 46 reviews)

  • Work culture is comfortable and flexible (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is non existent (in 9 reviews)

  • Constant upper management reorgs (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Repetitive work since I work in legacy system.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice work life balance. Nice work environment. Some of the work is nice. Mangers are supportive. Location is good. Good company to work with.

    Cons

    The salary component has lot of variables. Some of them are education, certifications and other components. High percentage of variable bonus. Not much choice of location.

    Advice to Management

    Increase base salary. Give on-site opportunities.


  2. Human Resources Director

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of Autonomy, recognized for contributions, work from home options, smart/collaborative environment

    Cons

    Compensation philosophy doesn't align well with a high-tech sales/professional services culture but environment has all of the associated challenges and expectations.


  3. Good for non-ambitious people

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Specialist in Bangalore (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good worklife balance and work culture is good.

    Cons

    poor increment for old employees. Useless HR who never bother about employees


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  5. Driven, competitive and innovative

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to smart people and innovative problem solving using new security technologies. Takes information security and application security seriously Management recognizes talented, hard workers Exposure to global, diverse co-workers and customers

    Cons

    Being high decentralized which created a series of stove piped departments - makes rolling out universal services that benefit the enterprise challenging


  6. Glassdoor Indeed

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - A sales focused company.

    Cons

    - Revolving door management policies - Lip services paid to employee welfare and customer focus - Lately has had a glass ceiling towards women and minorities

    Advice to Management

    - Need a consistent goal for the entire organisation with the follow through. - Ad hoc and yearly changes to the management and priorities causes a lot of confusion with the employees and the clients. - Need better ethical standards while dealing with customers.


  7. Senior Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer - Product Development
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer - Product Development
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work culture. Good industry practices. Great managers.

    Cons

    Poor Compensation with respect to competition.


  8. Billing Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Downingtown, PA
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Downingtown, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lot of people willing to help and supervisors were great

    Cons

    Micromanaging and not a lot of room to grow upward


  9. Good Company But no Bands for Salary

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Testing in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Testing in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work culture Management is also good

    Cons

    No any Bands in Salary


  10. Average. The benefits are sub par.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance is a big pro working for sungard. You can work from anywhere as long as you are connected

    Cons

    The benefits seem to be lacking in every sense. The health insurance out of pocket is very high, along with premiums

    Advice to Management

    Pay well to keep talent


  11. Senior Engineer System

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer Systems in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer Systems in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Now, FIS acquired SunGard....afraid to continue work. Observed, management politics.

    Cons

    good appraisal for good performance. good higher management for SunGard Computer Services.

    Advice to Management

    NA



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