SunGard

SunGard

SunGard

As a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. We serve more than 25, 000 customers in more than 50 countries worldwide, including the world's 50 largest financial services companies.

SunGard Financial Systems provides mission-critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry.

We are at the forefront of this demanding and cutting edge industry and our technology accounts for and manages more than $25 trillion in investment assets and processes more than five million trades a day! Working across financial services our clients include asset managers, traders, custodians, compliance officers, treasurers, insurers, risk, hedge fund managers, plan administrators and clearing agents. We take pride in the success of our customers, in seeing our solutions go live and seeing our customers achieve their goals.

SunGard offers careers that combine the independence of working in a small entrepreneurial environment with the global scale and resources of a Fortune 500 technology company and we employ more than 20,000 people in more than 400 offices in 30 countries. We are a company of highly motivated, entrepreneurial people. We believe in agreeing on objectives and then holding ourselves accountable. To us, this means freedom to do our best. Most importantly, we are united by a set of core values which guide our day-to-day decisions and actions:

  • Trusting our people
  • Taking pride in doing the right thing and doing it well
  • Making wise choices
  • Achieving superior value for our investors

Graduate Training and Opportunities:

We have opportunities on our Full Time Graduate and a 10 week Summer Intern Programme. A technical background is an advantage but not essential due to the wide variety of positions and divisions we recruit into. These include: Software Developers, Implementation Consultants, Technical Consultants, Quant Developers and Client Services Consultants. We have the biggest pool of entrepreneurs of any company in our space. If you are an entrepreneurial, innovative problem solver who looks for new niches and new market opportunities then SunGard is the right company for you.

Our induction and training programme focuses on helping you make the transition from a campus to corporate environment. You will be introduced to the unique nature of our industry, our products and the markets in which we work. Working within an innovative and entrepreneurial environment will mean that you are constantly challenged to raise your game!

Case Studies

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  • Name: Jon Pendergast
  • Role: Professional Services Manager
  • Joined: 2003

Working for a financial services company gives you a variety of work and a broad insight that you rarely find in a City job; we get to see what happens in many different financial institutions! People are empowered early here and it's not unusual to find yourself out at a client site within months of joining.

Training & Profiles

On joining the SunGard Financial Systems Full time Programme you will participate in an orientation and induction programme that focuses on helping you make the transition from campus to the corporate environment. You will be introduced to the unique nature of our industry, our products and the markets in which we work. This will give you the opportunity to pick up the basic business skills, as well as to settle in and meet your new colleagues. You can start networking with other graduates, your line manager, mentor and ‘buddy’.

Because your development is important to us we offer continuous learning throughout and beyond the programme. We have a wide variety of classroom- led and online courses available to suit your individual development needs. We host a speaker series which will give you the opportunity to expand your network and learn from people who have already demonstrated they’re the best in the business.

You will have responsibilities right from the beginning and we will expect you to perform; however you will not be left on your own and there are continuous assessment points within the program that help us monitor your progress.

Some of the areas we recruit into include: Software Developers, Implementation Consultants, Technical Consultants, Quant Developers and Client Services Consultants.

You will need to have achieved or be predicted a 2:1 degree in order to apply. We recruit from any degree discipline and whilst you don’t need a technical degree to perform this role you will need to be technically minded and have a strong interest in technology, finance and accounting.

SunGard is e a company of highly motivated, entrepreneurial people. We believe in agreeing on objectives and then holding ourselves accountable. To us, this means freedom to do our best. We are committed to helping you achieve your career goals; however, your ultimate success at SunGard is up to you!

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter online via the application link below.

Application Procedure

Apply online with your CV and Cover Letter through our website.

  • Finance Graduate Scheme at SunGard
    10-5-2014

    My first interview was on the phone with the recruiter, as a pre-selection process to access the next step. The questions were general and it also involved some questions on particular situations and how I would handle them. The best thing was to get

Summer Intern Programme

Our ten-week Summer Intern Programme runs from the end of June until the end of August and is designed to give you a taster of working life and life at SunGard. It will be a busy and challenging summer for you and we work with you to set personal goals and objectives for you to achieve. Working within an innovative and entrepreneurial environment will mean that you are constantly challenged to raise your game!

In addition to your training and induction your manager and buddy will support you over the summer to help you adjust and settle. There will be lots of time to network at some of the social and networking events we have planned. If you do well we will offer you a place on the following year’s Full Time Programme when you graduate.

You will need to have a strong academic background be on track for 2:1 degree in order to apply. We recruit from any degree discipline.

SunGard is e a company of highly motivated, entrepreneurial people. We believe in agreeing on objectives and then holding ourselves accountable. To us, this means freedom to do our best. We are committed to helping you achieve your career goals; however, your ultimate success at SunGard is up to you!

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter online via the application link below.