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Updated 11 February 2019
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SunGard President, CEO and Director Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
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Pros
  • "Good organization with good work life balance" (in 153 reviews)

  • "The ability to work from home and flex your work hours is really nice" (in 25 reviews)" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "Aweful management, hire and fire, lack of work-life balance" (in 28 reviews)

  • "Big Hierarchy to reach in Senior Management Role" (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Nice Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very Nice Company to work
    Good Technical work
    Nice Work Life Balance

    Cons

    internal movement should be easy


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Approachable management
    Good work life balance
    Good pay

    Cons

    Since most of the verticals were captive, decision making was mainly done by Business Unit members operating out of India
    No free hand to do something... everything needs to be consulted

  3. "Sr QA"

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    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Pune
    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Pune
    Recommends

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Salary work life balance

    Cons

    Internal project change option not present.


  4. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Specialist in Pune
    Former Employee - Specialist in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Its a great cpmpany to work for

    Cons

    Being a tech prpduct based company more emphasis on development not on being Functional sme


  5. "Full of favouritism and partiality"

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    Former Employee - Developer in Pune
    Former Employee - Developer in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay but after FIS acquisition, not sure.

    Cons

    Everything except pay. For senior I think there should be an option of 0 in rating section.

    Advice to Management

    They got the reward company acquired by FIS


  6. "The Best Company I have worked for till date"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Pune
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Excellent work culture
    2. High quality industry leading products -great learning
    3. Excellent Management - no micro management, trusts the employee to deliver
    4. Recognition of efforts - both money wise and non money wise - culture of appreciation
    5. The kind of truly global company you can work for all your life (wonder why I left it in the first place, not the best decision)

    Cons

    1. Internal politics - though tolerable level , nothing that can't be fixed
    2. Hiring process become lenient as the requirement to hire more people increases

    Advice to Management

    Keep the SunGard culture going strong


  7. "QA Engineer"

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Pune
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Pune

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good organization with good work life balance

    Cons

    management is not so good

  8. "Excellant Company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Senior Developer - Software Products in Pune City
    Former Employee - Senior Developer - Software Products in Pune City
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Work Culture is appreciable , you will be working with some of the excellent minds I industry
    - Opportunities for gaining deeper domain knowledge as well as technical skills with a policy to reimburse for certifications and further studies ,
    - Location is central to city in Pune, Flexible working hours

    Cons

    - People are working there forever, so possibility of growing in ranks becomes a tough job.
    - Being a product based company, onsite opportunities are next to nothing, or if exist they are for short term only.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "No good work. Only work life balance :P"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1) Good salary hike. And bonus.
    2) Work-life balance.
    3) Strict processes.
    4) Clarity about upcoming tasks.
    5) Good planning about work allocation.
    6) Very clear and transparent appraisal cycles.

    Cons

    1) Legacy products.
    2) Old, unmaintained code repositories.
    3) No learning.
    4) No vertical-horizontal growth.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Superb Work/Life Balance"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Far better work/life balance than my prior company, great co-workers, Appreciable Continuous Education Program

    Cons

    No long term onsite

    Advice to Management

    Do send people for long term assignments