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SunGard Reviews

Updated Mar 03, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.9 248 reviews

71% Approve of the CEO

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

Russell P. (Russ) Fradin

(82 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If you are put in right project they work life balance would be excellent(in 38 reviews)

  • flexible work times, easy work environment, good salary, good work life balance(in 14 reviews)


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

  • Very fragmented structure with multiple business units , complicated communications(in 9 reviews)

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    Refreshing to partner with passionate associates

    Consultant (Former Employee) Burlington, MA (US)

    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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    SunGard is an excellent choice for a career

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

    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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    Very good culture

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

    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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    Lots of potential if you work hard

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

    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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    Great company to work with

    Specialist - Systems (Current Employee) Pune (India)

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

    ConsNight shift employees have no food places around.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more transparent, help performing employees grow.

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

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    Pros & Cons of SunGard Availability Services

    Senior Director, Marketing/Communications (Former Employee) Wayne, PA (US)

    ProsThe job provided a wide variety of responsibilities, and opportunities

    ConsThere is a ysfunctional management team.

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

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

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    Correction

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVariety of businesses, a lot of good hard hard working employees, good career growth in knowledge

    ConsI do not have anything negative to say

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    the right mix

    Marketing Executive (Current Employee) City of London, England (UK)

    ProsThe 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.

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

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

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    Very Good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsGood salary,
    Transparent Management ,
    Flexi timing

    ConsIf your product become stable nothing much to grow technically.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic! From a 2-week programmer job to a 24-year career ending as General Manager!!!!

    Senior Vice President/General Manager (Former Employee) Calabasas, CA (US)

    ProsHi-tech; corporate discipline; opportunities for growth; rewards for success; responsibility & accountability enforced.

    ConsM&A's distracting and disturbing to the core.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake the company public again and let other share in its success; private control is good for management but poor for everyone else, especially with only Board oversight.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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