SunGard
2.9 of 5 228 reviews
www.sungard.com Wayne, PA 5000+ Employees

SunGard Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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2.9 228 reviews

                             

68% Approve of the CEO

SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin

Russell P. (Russ) Fradin

(76 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "flexible work times, easy work environment, good salary, good work life balance"
    in 33 reviews
  • "Very flexible work environment with relatively low workload stress"
    in 17 reviews
Cons:
  • "unless you're upper management or sales you won't be raking in big bonuses and perks but they are there"
    in 11 reviews
  • "Very fragmented structure with multiple business units , complicated communications"
    in 9 reviews
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Good benefits, awful work experience and management

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat benefits. That's it.

ConsPoor leadership; poor planning; poor compensation; no loyalty to customers or employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementHmmm, I really can't say bring in new management as that is what is done 2-3 times per years.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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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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Refreshing to partner with passionate associates

Consultant (Former Employee)
Burlington, MA (US)

I worked at SunGard as a contractor for less than a year

ProsThey listen to your ideas and implement your suggestions

ConsNo challenges just good oportunities

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be more transparent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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SunGard is an excellent choice for a career

Vice President (Current Employee)
Irvine, CA (US)

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

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management is making some very smart strategic changes.

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

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Bangalore (India)

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

ProsGood place to work
Opportunity to gain knowledge

ConsGrowth rate in terms of Designation is not as much as in other place

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good culture

Senior Engineer - Product Development (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

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

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

Conshiring whould be central, not specific to teams

Advice to Senior Managementkeep it up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Constant upper management reorgs

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Ramon, CA (US)

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than a year

ProsEmployees were young and intelligent

ConsConstant upper management reorgs
Constant layoffs
Poor hiring skills

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus

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No vision

QA Analyst (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

Prosflexible work times, easy work environment, good salary, good work life balance

Consno vision or road map for india centers, weak indian managers, poor appraisal system

Advice to Senior Managementimprove process within the organisation and indian managers should make themselves voiced

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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