Sungard Availability Services

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Sungard Availability Services Reviews

Updated 25 November 2014
Updated 25 November 2014
292 Reviews
2.7
292 Reviews
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Sungard Availability Services CEO Andrew A. Stern
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is decent, but only b/c there is no urgency or direction in the organization (in 22 reviews)

  • Work from home policy was also very beneficial (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • The culture that upper management has created doesn't bodge well for long-term success (in 23 reviews)

  • Senior management out of touch with the actual impediments to performing the work (in 15 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Easy Company to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services

    Pros

    Less Work Pressure, Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Small company , No OnSite Oppirtunity

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Potential to be a good company

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

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay package and above average policies

    Cons

    Very poor, myopic, shallow, inexperienced and gold digger India l leadership and HR Management is pathetic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to Senior LT....India LT needs overhaul if the company wants to retain real talent long term..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Bad Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work was good and could be better
    nothing else
    not
    testing
    manual
    automation

    Cons

    1. lesser salary hired.
    2. no retention policy.
    2. manager sucks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to start off with for firewalls

    Current Employee - Network and Security Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Network and Security Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    learning opportunities are good for everyone!

    Cons

    Salary hikes, management policies, shift timings

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Office culture, compensation, training

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Good company to start your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Well known in Disaster Recovery Services. Presents good opportunities if you are in right hands. Salary is good. Work life balance is awesome.

    Cons

    Your tenure does not bring you any glamour. You will be always treated as a new employee.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Its okay to work place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Awsm work life balance. Good Package

    Cons

    Very less learning opportunities. Politics inside the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to provide more chances to employee for learning.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    No a place for software engineers

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

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Satisfactory compensation
    No work pressure

    Cons

    No good work for coders, qa and software guys
    No real products to work on
    just support and maintance work on portals

    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    Good Company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA-Specialist in Pune
    Current Employee - QA-Specialist in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work life balance. Competitive salary.

    Cons

    Too many changes of strategic directions.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    SunGard Availability Services Review !!!

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

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good Work , lot of things to learn
    - Work from home facility
    - Good products
    - Good Business revenue
    - Good salary as compared to market

    Cons

    - Benefits are there but conditional not everyone get advantage from it.
    - Lot of political issue around management staff
    - It is not employee oriented org, it is manager driven organisation.
    - Flexitime facility is available for Engineering team but useless managers never allow to use it.
    - Employee leaving ratio increased.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Please add more reimbursement benefits to save tax as other product company .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    good company for a beginner

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Pune
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Pune

    I have been working at Sungard Availability Services full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good environment to work, work culture

    Cons

    personal growth is less than company growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to concentrate on hike provided to the employee

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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