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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, MA

    I worked at SAS Institute full-time (More than 8 years)

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    Small office in Middleton. More connection to company if you are in Cary, NC.


    Very few professional development opportunities at satellite offices.

SAS Institute Interviews

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    Consulting Senior Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cary, NC
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at SAS Institute (Cary, NC).


    Phone interview with HR, 1:1 with hiring manager, 1:1 with key direct reports of his, and mine. 100% agreement to hire me by all parties needed. Note: this varies from position to position.

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    Negotiation is possible, but tricky. Salaries are a bit low due to all of the benefits.

SAS Institute Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine, 2013
The World's Best Multinational Workplace, Great Places to Work Institute, 2012
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Headquarters Cary, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1976
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

SAS (pronounced "sass") is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 75,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO... More

Mission: SAS delivers proven solutions that drive innovation and improve performance. SAS transforms the way the world works, giving people THE POWER TO KNOW®. SAS values can be... More

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    30+ days ago

    Gartner positions SAS as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms

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    30+ days ago

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