SunGard
2.9 of 5 227 reviews
www.sungard.com Wayne, PA 5000+ Employees

SunGard Reviews

Updated Apr 07, 2014
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2.9 227 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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Consultant (Current Employee)
London, England

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

ProsLife balance, Environment, opportunity, senior management, Travelling

Conscareer development,food,weather,no more cons,lack of comminication

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

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Opportunities but challenging to work in

Product Manager (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat opportunities to shape your career, lack of micro management, truly international business with great travel options

ConsInternal structures lacking, no management time to support staff, communication failures throughout the business

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Software Consultant (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 10 years

Prosoptions for working overseas exist

Consvery limited opportunities for career progression

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Stable but not much fun.

Senior Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at SunGard

ProsPay is good if you are loyal and professional
Good perks
Excellent offices in London
Very nice and friendly atmosphere in the office.

ConsOutsourcing at its worst.It is astonishing how badly internal processes are broken due to the bad outsourcing attempts.
Once you reach the top in your product line you will be better off looking for your next position outside the company than hoping for an internal transfer.
Very fragmented structure with multiple business units , complicated communications.
Constant management/strategy changes with little visible effect that don't help the morale.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake it less bureaucratic and ensure policies and rules are not counter productive.

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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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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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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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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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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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