SunGard Reviews

Updated 11 October 2014
Updated 11 October 2014
270 Reviews
3.2
270 Reviews
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SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
93 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If you are put in right project they work life balance would be excellent (in 44 reviews)

  • flexible work times, easy work environment, good salary, good work life balance (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life balance has become non-existant for many, depending on your role/department (in 8 reviews)

  • Though upper management is overly dependent on micro management (in 12 reviews)

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15 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Rewarding, both intellectually and financially.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Analyst in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Software Analyst in Cambridge, East of England, England

    I worked at SunGard as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Constantly learning from peers and line manager, received tutorials from industry experts on computing and finance as well as online training. Good work life balance with flexible working hours and weekly exercise program. Great pay for interns.

    Cons

    Quiet location. Poor long term promotional opportunities

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    the right mix

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Executive in City of London, England
    Current Employee - Marketing Executive in City of London, England

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The right mixture between the great company, challenging role and the professional and supporting people. Great experience personally and professionally. Superb opportunity to learn and develop at a varied, complex and diverse organisation.

    Cons

    You need to be adaptable to change as the organisation is changing continuously.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent Company for freshers to start their career in Product Support.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Pune (India)

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Salary and work also is very good,Excellent work culture, flexible work environment, good infrastructure, good facilities

    Cons

    Didnt found out any problems as yet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Since i am new joinee didnt found any shortcomings in management, but the Selection procedure does take time .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent Stay here!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Flexibility, Product Setup, No Bench

    Cons

    Transport, Out of Pune reach

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Refreshing to partner with passionate associates

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Burlington, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Burlington, MA (US)

    I worked at SunGard as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    They listen to your ideas and implement your suggestions

    Cons

    No challenges just good oportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be more transparent

    Recommends
  7.  

    SunGard is an excellent choice for a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Irvine, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Irvine, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to contribute to the transformation of the company, smart co-workers, great opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    SunGard has been slow to invest in best in class financial systems and infrastructure, although that is beginning to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management is making some very smart strategic changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Very good culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer - Product Development in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer - Product Development in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Good Culture, Management is good, good opportunities and emphasis on learning

    Cons

    hiring whould be central, not specific to teams

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of potential if you work hard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlington, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    High visibility for accomplishments.
    Mobility for those that work hard and work in a growing product/segment.
    Most managers are very flexible with time and working remotely.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy of a normal large company(job reqs are approved after we need someone for a month, rather than a month before they are needed)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist - Systems in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Specialist - Systems in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Above average salary standards. Good infrastructure, cab services for shift employees

    Cons

    Night shift employees have no food places around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent, help performing employees grow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Pros & Cons of SunGard Availability Services

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Marketing/Communications in Wayne, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Marketing/Communications in Wayne, PA (US)

    I worked at SunGard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The job provided a wide variety of responsibilities, and opportunities

    Cons

    There is a ysfunctional management team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some women in senior management positions. Listen to employees and allow them to make mistakes when trying something new and innovative.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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