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SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
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Pros
  • I have a nice work-life balance and the overall compensation package is good with a very solid base pay (in 150 reviews)

  • Good benefits and nice work environment (in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • Big Hierarchy to reach in Senior Management Role (in 35 reviews)

  • Being a product based company, onsite opportunities are next to nothing, or if exist they are for short term only (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Software Developer I"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and nice work environment

    Cons

    Software language for some development teams is outdated


  2. "Software Implementation Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    some of the managers need to improve their management skills

    Advice to Management

    try to be more open with your employees

  3. "Observations From Within"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    New leadership is capable of identifying and funding change. The majority of the people are truly passionate and committed to what they do. These people want to make a difference in K-12 education.

    Cons

    Underfunded in both compensation and infrastructure. The new leadership is working hard to advance the maturity and stability of the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Stay committed to getting the funding needed to right the ship. You have done this in the past so just do it again because you know how crucial it is to the overall operation.


  4. "Finance Area - Functional Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    Smart employees - Well structured projects

    Cons

    Just acquired - sense shift in culture and capability


  5. "Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    Pros

    Used to be a have a great combination of Big Company feel and small company work ethics

    Cons

    Lack of direction with recent take over etc.

    Advice to Management

    Provide direction and strategy to atleast key players within the groups


  6. "Director"

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

    I have been working at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    Some good people. Lots of have been there too long doing what they do the same way and do not want to change.

    Cons

    Poor management. No accountability.


  7. "Consulting"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    good people, rare to travel, many long term employees

    Cons

    compensation seems to be below market

    Advice to Management

    increase rates so that employee compensation is more competitive

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I have been working here over six year. I love the company.
    Good work culture and flexible work hours. Excellent management.

    Cons

    Benefits are comparable but not top of the line. I wish they had good 401(K) match and less insurance costs.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  9. "IS Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunity and industry education

    Cons

    Mgmt was too often absent


  10. Helpful (4)

    "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing people to work with who will really take the time to help you get to the career path you want. Constantly pushing people up, and working collaboratively.

    Cons

    Some of the hiring processes take longer than most people would like. Although if you give it time and take the advice and words from the teams, you will not be disappointed.


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