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

SunGard Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 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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Review Highlights

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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Product Manager (Former Employee)
Bedford, MA (US)

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

ProsLarge company. Good management and smart people.

ConsOlder technology. Every problem is a fire drill.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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overall good place to work

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Pune (India)

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood work life and environment
Good team collaboration interaction
lots of people willing to help

ConsThere were some times where it was necessary to work late hours to finish the job at hand.
Some tasks may be repetitive

Advice to Senior ManagementInteract more with the people and improve communication.

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at SunGard

ProsTechnology, workplace, commitment to quality, shift to long term focus

ConsDownsizing cycles, outsourcing, upper management distance

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bad

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

Prosretirement life style if you like. Not much pressure from work

Consnot a good place to learn new technology

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The people you work with make the job.

Applications Support (Current Employee)
Bethlehem, PA (US)

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

ProsWonderful people to work with.

ConsAdequate raises and bonuses are only given at the management level.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in the staff who are non-management. Family life, benefits and salary are not adequate to keep good employees around once the exonomy picks up.

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Best FS company to work

Senior Engineer (Former Employee)
Pune (Brazil)

I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood domain knowledge, best products

ConsLess aggressive, Less prone to newer technologies

Advice to Senior Managementneed to think more about ground level employees

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Lots of potential if you work hard

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Burlington, MA (US)

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

ProsHigh 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.

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

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

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Consultant (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

Prosflexibility good shift timings, very good for ppl who want to earn money for pocket money

Consjob insecurity. they give good hike to both good performer and a bad performer

Advice to Senior Managementcome down to ground level and check

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Software Consultant (Current Employee)
Chico, CA (US)

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

ProsIndependate work - left virtually alone. Was able to learn and work with a wide range of clients. Travel all trough out the united states.

ConsManagement lacked true leadership
Unclear as to how you were rated

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good work life balance though a lot of micro management, and US focussed company

Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
Pune (Brazil)

I have been working at SunGard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood work life balance, one can get home at a decent time, spend time with family and kids, Work is technology driven, if you get your numbers, you make the cut, no nonsence..

ConsTends to be heavily reliant on US based market, not much by way of investment in product development as such, tend to be more sales and services driven.. Sr management tends to micro manage.. which leads to trust issues

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more hands on, understand what employees are looking for..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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