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SunGard Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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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. "Investone Tester and Customer Support"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Great work environment, great people, flexible, smaller office

    Cons

    Pretty flat organization at the time I worked there.


  2. "Survival of the Fittest"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Now have work life balance
    Fun place to work depending on the department you work in

    Cons

    Survival of the Fittest
    Long work hours and no work life balance depending on the department you work in.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a better work life balance as long work hours are overrated

  3. "Technical Support Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Machesney Park, IL
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Machesney Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great variety of tasks to work on and excellent people to work with.

    Cons

    There are currently no cons to working here.


  4. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Director in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic company, you drive your career. Encourage thinking out of the box. Young management which is open to new views. Company is growing fast.

    Cons

    Compensation sometimes difficult to negotiate. Growth is generally due to your own hard work. I have always been encouraged to think out of the box and drive my career


  5. "Great Firm"

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

    I have been working at SunGard full-time

    Pros

    The people, competitive environment and compensation

    Cons

    Not sure what it will look like after the merger


  6. Helpful (4)

    "Sales Associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    SunGard was a great place to work, I learned a lot and worked with really great people. Everyone was very dedicated and worked hard.

    Cons

    Moved 3 times in 3 years,

  8. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Consultant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment benefits and people

    Cons

    Not to many problems I enjoyed my time there


  9. "Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It was a great work environment. All the staff was inclusive and encouraging. They understood the interns were new to the game and they gave us all opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    None honestly! It was a great first internship experience.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the encouraging leadership!


  10. "wonderful"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The ability to work from home and flex your work hours is really nice" (in 25 reviews)

    "I have a nice work-life balance and the overall compensation package is good with a very solid base pay

    Cons

    growth is limited. management always puts the blame on low level guys


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