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SunGard Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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2.9 254 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 39 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 10 reviews)

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    Work culture is pretty good Have WFH facility.

    Test Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsGood company to work in.

    ConsHave good work life balance

    Advice to Senior ManagementSudden change in upper management , reflects the produtivity

     

    Good company to settle down. Not sure after the acquisition by Datatel

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsThe higher education sector - Laid back, Life - Work balance (i know), excellent opportunities for learning for freshers, safe for women

    ConsThe typical in any small organization. long term-ers and politicians.. as long as you are not wronging anyone, it's a good organization to be there.

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    The company is not what it used to be

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThere are still some good projects to work on.

    ConsManagement really doesn't care about employees. Pay is becoming lower and lower day by day. This company used to be among the best paying ones, now sadly, even TCS can pay better than them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGain back your clientbase.

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    Senior Associate - Regulatory Reporting (Current Employee) Pune

    ProsWell managed, Good environment, work culture

    ConsPolicies molding, over recruitment, Hierarchy

    Advice to Senior ManagementTransparency in discussion

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Specialist /Principal Software Engineer"Bangalore

    Specialist Product Development (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsCompensation and benefits are better compare other Services company like Infy, Wipro, TCS etc.

    To an extent flexible work timings but that too depends on your total tenure with company and whom you are reporting to. You can get very good deal if you bargain.

    Here your salary review is done twice a year and at times you may get mid year increment. Performance payout is good , and almost 80 % of people at least manage to get minimum of 110 % of base case mentioned in the letter and almost 80% of people get 10% average hike a year. At times they pay even up to 250 % of what is mentioned in the letter.

    If you are put in right project they work life balance would be excellent.You can spend time on self learning, on your family and meet to targets easily.

    ConsAt times you get tired with doing same monotonous work. You exposure to latest technology will be very less.

    There are two many managers/lead per developers and majority of them are redundant non techie guys who do not add any value and simply do people management and at times they do not even do that.

    Very less onsite opportunities, specially for longer term.

    If your product is terminated / sunset then it difficult to find a place for you on another project/product. Job security is less but they give good retrenchment money.

    Advice to Senior ManagementVery very average static management. They are slowly running company like a service base company instead of product base company which may earn some revenue but good things of being product company are gone.

    Company may come up with IPO by 2015 and to increase the face value, they are selling of lots of less performing assets.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Product company

    Specialist- Testing (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsFlexible in terms of timing

    ConsProvides minimal exposure to latest technologies, terrible managers

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider hiring better managers

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Employee of the year

    Network Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    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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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    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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    good product based company to work with mostly related to finance

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Pune

    Pros-good work/life balance
    -environment is positively good

    Cons-hard on onsite opportunity :(
    -being in same product for more time sometimes feel like personal stagnant technology growth

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

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    Confused Place. Good, Bad and Ugly as well.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Pune

    ProsGood money. Decent work life Balance. If you get into a good senior group and recognized, you will do well.

    ConsChanging and not so employee centric policies. A lot of Politics. If you get money you will not get opportunities and vice a versa. Populist attitude of management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize your people and be fair. You have some of the fools surviving there when best of your employees are out.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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