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Senior Software Engineer, Product Testing, Scalability
KIRKLAND WA 98033
Category: Computing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89765394

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Senior Software Engineer, Product Testing, Scalability
**Senior Software Engineer, Product Testing, Scalability**


Department: **Engineering**


Location(s): **Kirkland, WA or Seattle, WA**


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. But don't take our word for it--read what analysts like BARC and Gartner have to say about us. (Spoiler: You'll find terms like "Leader" and "#1.")


Tens of thousands of companies and organizations have chosen Tableau. From the executive suites of Fortune 500 companies to the jungles of Central America, from immunology research labs to high school robotics club meetings, our software can be found anywhere people have data and questions. Additionally, journalists, bloggers, and major media web sites have embraced our free product, Tableau Public, for its ability to help them share data online in the form of interactive visualizations. Check out all of our products at: www.tableau.com/product-tour at -tour .


Tableau's 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 offers exceptional professional and financial growth potential.


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


**Description**


**What you'll be doing...**


At Tableau, our philosophy is build it, break it and rebuild it better. Software Engineers in Test at Tableau are software developers that embody that philosophy.

In this position, you will be a member of a team of dedicated software engineers focused on performance testing Tableau Server. You will help define the strategy for performance testing of Tableau Server via the most effective and efficient mechanisms such as throughput, stress, and scalability tests. You will leverage open source tools and build new frameworks to help us ship a performant and high quality product that delights customers.


Some of the things you'll be doing include...


Design and develop performance test automation including throughput, stress, and scalability tests.

Analyze Tableau Server performance and scalability characteristics in various platforms such as AWS, Azure etc.

Analyze, categorize, and assess scope and coverage of current performance tests.

Develop tools and infrastructure as necessary to facilitate testing.

Help establish automation goals for new and existing features.

Work in a fast paced, agile environment with a feature team comprised of dev, test, and product owners

Be a performance advocate


**Who you are...** *LI-JR1


+ **Experienced.** You have 5+ years of professional experience writing code, testing and profiling large-scale distributed systems. You have strong skills and experience in at least one OO language such as C# or Java.

+ **Technical.** You love implementing code that "just works" - things that are robust, scalable and that perform well. Excellent understanding of Object Oriented languages such as C++, Java, and Python. Experience with load testing tools such as JMeter, VSTS, Load Runner etc.

+ **Passionate** about Performance and Scalability. A love of performance testing, tuning and analysis through a rigorous scientific approach.

+ **Self-Motivated.** You do great work and the drive to deliver is just a part of you.

+ **A True Team Player.** You enjoy collaborating with, learning from, and teaching others, so we all can become better. You assume the good intent in others, and actively do your part to create a positive work environment.

+ **Customer Focused.** You want to learn about customers, their challenges & scenarios and you find satisfaction in shipping quality products that delight customers.

+ You have high standards, and your personal software practices ensure you deliver high quality no matter what. You believe in constantly releasable quality, iterations, design for testability, and you build your own tools & techniques to achieve high quality and low cost of support. You deliver better results through using quality practices every day, and you even have taught or influenced others to improve their practices.

+ Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent

+ **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!

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