Fiserv Reviews

Updated 16 October 2014
Updated 16 October 2014
846 Reviews
2.6
846 Reviews
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Fiserv President, CEO, and Director Jeffery Yabuki
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work-life balance was exactly what I was looking for--40 hour work week (in 67 reviews)

  • Current technologies with the option to work from home with manager approval (in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is a challenge for many employees since this is a global company (in 22 reviews)

  • It's all about trying to meet NOP just so that senior management can get their bonuses (in 41 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Old school oversized megalith

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

    I have been working at Fiserv full-time

    Pros

    No real supervision and can work from home when you want. Might be opportunity to transfer internally or internationally.

    Cons

    Pays below barley rate for product specialists and fir sales guys.
    Bureaucratic indifference but they pass off as being career oriented.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend some of that $700M free cash on staff below VP level and reinvest in software

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Most admired company in the world....hate to see the least.

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

    I have been working at Fiserv full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work from home benefits, a number of good colleagues and some interesting projects from time to time.

    Cons

    No leadership,the current leadership team is only concerned about themselves and elitist. Poor pay compared to industry. Very very low level of engagement and consultation from leadership unless they have a kpi to meet. Products are expensive,inflexible and old with little to no investment in development. Only acquisition and integration of other companies to join the over 100 companies that have been bought.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plenty but there isn't a point providing feedback anymore as nothing is ever actioned or changed. And no one is interested in feedback anyway. Just ticking a box.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Organisational Mayhem

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sydney
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Very little to none as a contractor

    Cons

    Worked for 4 months delivering an online banking platform. when I arrive the project was 2 and half years behind schedule, 25 million over budget. A project director who was overwhelmed and more interested in padding his career than taking care of those he brought in to help him. Ridiculously long hours, people engaged in jobs they have no ability or skills to deliver, bullied and unrealistic dead lines. Low morale and a robbing Paul to pay Peter. being associated with this organisation can irreparable damage your credibility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try mastering what it takes to deliver a program rather than chasing the business at all cost. manage the risk and never under-estimate what it takes to deliver. stop paying lip service to the customers and understand the stress levels applied to your staff

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor Management, US centric

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

    I have been working at Fiserv as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Established clientele, some great projects

    Cons

    Terrible work culture, worst knowledge sharing Enterprise I have worked in (Esp. in some of their large programs in Australia implementing Corrillian Online Banking)
    Poor estimation, causing burn outs, long hours and weekend work with no compensation
    Management seems to have not as much as a clue on how to run its business profitably or to embrace change
    Traditional cheque and payment processing company mentality
    No large enterprise project management capability
    Architecture, Technology capabilities are poor
    Hires and fires great people very often

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Must focus on establishing good work culture, and nurturing your employees bottom-up

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fiserv has been an adventure so far..

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Oklahoma City, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Oklahoma City, OK (US)

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

    Pros

    They have great benefits and the salary is pretty decent for an entry level job.

    Cons

    The department that I work in, is grossly under staffed and it causes the rest of the team to work that much harder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management could not micro-manage as much. The team knows what needs to be done and doesn't need to be told from managers half a country away.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Love working for Fiserv!

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

    I have been working at Fiserv full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance ( work from home), great culture, very stable company, leader in the industry!

    Cons

    Don't have anything negative, have worked here for 12 years and would definitley recomend!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Nice place to work

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

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

    Pros

    - Good salary

    - Work environment

    - Balanced life

    - HR Policies

    Cons

    - Less onsite opportunity

    - Poor management

    Recommends
  9.  

    Growing company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brookfield, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brookfield, WI (US)

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

    Pros

    Company was expanding and growing, so a big emphasis on aligning after acquisitions. Strong financials.

    Cons

    Outside the city - prefer working in the heart of downtown, but otherwise great facilities and campus and easy freeway access.

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company in need of some leadership stability.

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

    I worked at Fiserv full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company sponsors a number of events and activities for employees. Employees are well treated. Company locations are well maintained. The benefits are on par with most large corporations.

    Cons

    Senior management churn contributes to lack of business focus. The frequency with which they change the leadership and organizational structure causes confusion in the employee ranks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Software developer Co-op at Fiserv Lending Solutions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer Intern in King of Prussia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Developer Intern in King of Prussia, PA (US)

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

    Pros

    People are friendly
    they help you learn
    Manager was really good
    I had a great time

    Cons

    I have heard they do not pay very well to full time permanent employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management was good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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