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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
  • Work life balance not great, lot's of travelling (in 27 reviews)

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

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  1. "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


  2. "Senior Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune City (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune City (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security, average salary.good canteen facility.

    Cons

    No onsite opportunity, less than market pay scale , big hierarchy and politics in promotion, people working in individual contributor / technical profiles are subservient to those working in functional area though its the technical staff who come up with design and technologies. They stopped internal employee engagement survey in India after very poor show in fear of getting exposed. Also outdated technologies in most BUs.. Attrition rate is high among new joiners .Few good senior people also left.

  3. "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    Software language for some development teams is outdated


  4. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Pune (India)

    I have been working at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good salary

    Cons

    Outdated technology, No onsite opportunities


  5. "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.


  6. "Good company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Specialist
    Current Employee - Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work on financial domain
    Scope to work on new technologies

    Cons

    Salary on the lower side for mid to senior employees
    Negligible onsite ooportunities

    Advice to Management

    Invest in new technologies and r & d
    Provide better renumeration to mid to senior level employees


  7. "One of the best for work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Aundh (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Aundh (India)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    1. work life balance
    2. Supportive management

    Cons

    1. salaries doesn't get increased even if you are worth it

    Advice to Management

    Provide salary as per market value so that people won't seek out

  8. "working with sungard 4 years"

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    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    salary good
    work culture is good
    work life balance

    Cons

    no onsite opportunities. will be working on single product for many years


  9. "Best company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune (India)

    Pros

    Good learning.Good exposure.Technical knowledge,Salary and benefits

    Cons

    Not as such, i think they have everything which an ideal employer shoud have


  10. "Good Company for learning and innovation"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities to learn and cross train. The company is a class apart compared to similar organizations in the same category. They use the most recent technologies and concepts. Loads of opportunities to upscale in your domain. Lot of employee benefits related to medical,insurance etc for self and family

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are very slow and needs refining


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