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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12/7/2013
Job Category:
Software Development
Industry:
Software
Software Development & Design
Business Intelligence Software(BI)
Software Engineer, Data Connectivity
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Tableau Software | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Tableau Software is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world, with nearly 100% annual sales growth. Tableau makes fast analytics and visualization products that help people see and understand data of any size or format. The company is on its way to becoming a large, market-defining company in the business intelligence industry and is next in a long line of high profile Stanford spinouts (e.g., Google, Yahoo, VMWare). Customers of all sizes use our products, from Fortune 500 companies, to video game designers, to scientists in the jungles of Central America, to high school principals. Our software is for anyone with data and questions! Additionally, Tableau's web products (www.tableaupublic.com) are used by bloggers, journalists, and major media web sites to share data online as interactive visualizations. Check out our products at: www.tableausoftware.com/product-tour.

Tableau's culture is casual yet high energy. We are passionate about our product and loyal to each other and our company. We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, freakishly friendly customer service, and making a difference in the world. Tableau offers exceptional professional and financial growth potential.

What you'll be doing…

This is one of the most vital technical challenges in Tableau. You will be expanding the sources of data for Tableau's analytical product suite and enhancing its data handling capabilities. You're a "data geek" that has a deep passion for data and building robust, scalable and high-performance systems for working with large, increasingly diverse sets of data and allowing people to answer complex questions about that data. Some of the things you'll be doing include…

Working on a system that connects natively to dozens of database platforms, enabling individual users and enterprises to rapidly explore and federate their data into insightful visualizations.
Extending this system to handle an ever more diverse set of data sources, including API-based web data sources, cubes, relational and NoSQL systems such as Hadoop.
Leveraging your creativity and your technical prowess to satisfy customers and extend their ability to see, understand, and "reach out and touch" their data in whatever form it happens to be in.

Who you are…

Data Rock Star. You love data and you're not afraid to say it! You're a guru in all things data: relational databases, data warehousing, OLEDB and/or ODBC, etc.
Experienced. You have experience writing code and have a passion for solving complex problems, be they at work or in your spare time on your own projects. Recent grads are welcome!
Technically Proficient. You have solid development skills with SQL and C++; it is a bonus if you also are familiar with MDX.
Relentlessly High Standards. You believe in automation and writing tests for your own code as a way of maintaining high quality in your products. You understand what it takes to write software that is used by thousands or millions of people. You love writing things that "just work" - things that are robust, scalable, and that perform well.
A True Team Player. You enjoy collaborating, learning from and/or teaching others so we can all become better developers.

To learn more about Tableau's mission, please visit: http://mission.tableausoftware.com

Tableau Software is an equal opportunity employer.

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About Tableau Software

Tableau Software is the leading provider of fast analytics and data visualization software and one of the 50 fastest growing software companies in the U.S. Its award-winning, rapid-fire business intelligence software applications can be downloaded at http://www.tableausoftware.com/trial. They enable anyone to create and share interactive visualizations, dashboards and visual analytics quickly and easily.