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SAS Research and Development (India) Pvt. Ltd.

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About The Organization

SAS Research and Development (India) Pvt. Ltd. is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength 100 - 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process. SAS R&D, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAS Inc., USA, is a key development center for Research and Development of products and solutions for SAS. The Pune office is the largest R&D center outside the US, is focused on developing strategic products and solutions of SAS. Apart from R&D, the center also hosts various other teams such as Product Management, Enterprise Excellence, Pre-sales, Tech Support, User Experience, Technical Publication, Professional Services and Hosting support team for our SaaS division.

Company size 439 Employees


Why SAS Research and Development (India) Pvt. Ltd. is a Great Place to Work?

SAS Research and Development (India) Pvt. Ltd. has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. Great Place to Work® is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition. As a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization, SAS Research and Development (India) Pvt. Ltd. became eligible to be considered among 'India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020'. They offer excellent learning and development opportunities to its employees. There is an immense emphasis on inculcating a culture of innovation and learning.  Sharing employee success stories and showcasing the value of employees' work helps in promoting pride in a personal job. A plethora of flexibility and wellness programs enable employees to maintain a work-life balance. The family assistance program and efforts at engaging with employees' families show employee centricity beyond work. The organization has a metric-driven approach that enhances the efficacy of its people practices.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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  • Great Place to Work-Certified™ from February 2020 - January 2021. Certified for 4 years in a row!

  • India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020. Recognized for 4 years in a row!

  • Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia 2020. Recognized for 2 years in a row!

  • India's Best Workplaces for Women 2020. Recognized for 2 years in a row!

  • India's Best Workplaces in IT & IT-BPM 2020. Recognized for 5 years in a row!

Best People Practices

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Enlighten Us

Enlighten Us series helps SAS Research to understand the impact SAS has on society. These sessions include an expert from different areas within the business who contributes content related to their area of expertise within SAS. They offer examples of how customers are using SAS for the greater good, like applying foster care data to protect children at risk, tackling the growing prescription drug abuse epidemic etc.


Music Mondays

SAS Research's COO turned his passion for music into the most memorable Music Mondays that energized employees through the soulful music he played as he virtually partnered with colleagues across functions. Additionally, HR leaders reached out to at least four employees in the ‘Haal-Chaal’ series regularly to maintain a personal connection with employees and provide the necessary support. 

Employee Testimonials

It enhances our roles by training managers to be a coach and be the agent of change.

People here take care of each other personally and professionally, you do not feel isolated and environment around will not let you feel like that.

Leaders Speak

  • Moti Narain Thadani

    Head - Research and Development

  • Soumi Alphons

    Head - Human Resources