Position - Software Engineer - Foundational Systems

Company - Tableau Software

Type - Full Time

Primary Skills - Automated, Business Intelligence, Customer Service, Developer, Development, Foundation, IDE, Java, Linux, Python, Recruiter, Software Engineer, Windows

Location - Washington, WA

CTC - D.O.E.

You will be expanding and enhancing internal software services and build tools to support Tableau Product Development. The primary focus of the team is to establish and provide a best-in-class developer experience. You’re a puzzle solver who loves digging up hard-to-find issues and creating new ways to solve challenging problems.

What You’ll Be Doing.

As a Software Engineer working on the Foundations Systems team you’ll be:

  • Authoring sustainable, well-tested services and build-related code using JVM and other languages and tools like Gradle, Java, Python, and Groovy.
  • Authoring automated unit and functional tests. Authoring automated unit and functional tests.
  • Supporting multiple IDE environments for a development organization.
  • Evaluating, recommending, and deploying off-the-shelf tools.
  • Collaborating with product development teams to understand and aid our customers to establish and achieve their goals.
  • You are a cross-platform Developer, you believe great software relies on a great foundation. You want to help create a cross-platform infrastructure upon which client and server applications are built. You have strong skills in creating systems to run on multiple platforms (Windows, OSX, Linux).

What We Need From You... 

  • Care Deeply about Software Quality.  You are passionate about architecting and producing solid build and test tools that allow developers to produce and test high-quality code. You believe in automation and writing tests for your own code as a way of maintaining high quality in product and services.
  • Customer-focus.  You work to understand developer needs and work backward from there to make decisions and achieve goals. Customer-focus.  You work to understand developer needs and work backward from there to make decisions and achieve goals.
  • Builder and Integrator. You have a track record of building things when you need to, picking the right existing tools, and elegantly integrating them.
  • Experience. You have experience writing code and have a passion for solving complex problems. You have 2+ years industry experience as a Software Developer or Engineer.
  • A True Team Player.  You enjoy collaborating, learning from your colleagues, and teaching others.
  • Motivated to Learn. You have an insatiable curiosity and have a need to understand exactly how things work.
  • Big Thinker.  You can see the big picture, think at scale, and are willing to make bold choices.  You think big and fail fast.
  • Technical. You have strong architectural and design skills, and you have a knack for abstracting hairy problems behind simple interfaces. You are comfortable in different languages and environments.
  • Problem Solver.  You love tackling the most difficult of challenges and know how to get to the best solution.
  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!

Tableau Software is a company on a mission. We help people see and understand their data. After a highly successful IPO in 2013, Tableau has become a market-defining company in the business intelligence industry. Our culture is casual and high-energy. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are 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 Software is a company on a mission. We help people see and understand their data. After a highly successful IPO in 2013, Tableau has become a market-defining company in the business intelligence industry. Our culture is casual and high-energy. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are 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 Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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