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Business Intelligence Software(BI)
Software Engineer, Core Frameworks
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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 ( are used by bloggers, journalists, and major media web sites to share data online as interactive visualizations. Check out our products at:

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…

You'll be working on Tableau's core platform expanding and enhancing Tableau's analytical product suite. You're a "data geek" that has a deep passion for data and building robust, scalable and high-performance systems for working with large, diverse sets of data and allowing people to answer complex questions about that data. Some of the things you'll be doing include…

Improving a platform that runs on desktop, server, mobile and in the cloud and working on all levels of our software stack in each of these. You are comfortable writing code that talks directly to the hardware and OS and building abstractions that are easy to use for others.
Working on a system that speaks natively to dozens of database platforms, enabling individual users and enterprises to rapidly explore their data and author insightful visualizations.
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…

Experienced. You have experience writing code in C++ and have a passion for solving complex problems elegantly. You are comfortable working at all levels of the stack and know how to work efficiently and smartly. Recent grads are welcome!
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 or teaching others so we can all become better developers.

To learn more about Tableau's mission, please visit:

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 They enable anyone to create and share interactive visualizations, dashboards and visual analytics quickly and easily.