Tableau Software Senior Software Engineer, Automated Statistics in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Software Engineer, Automated Statistics

Department: Engineering

Location(s): Boston, MA or Cambridge, MA

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: at .

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.

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What you'll be doing...

At Tableau, we are on a mission to help people see and understand data. We create intuitive and powerful analytics software that enables thousands of leading organizations and millions of people around the world to find insights in their data. The Augmented Analytics team is looking to advance us on this journey by putting the power of statistical analysis within reach to anyone with a data question.

As the Senior Software Engineer on this team, you'll…

  • Leverage and advance our unique statistical engine to develop new capabilities in Tableau Desktop and Server.

  • Mentor other software engineers by demonstrating an unrelenting focus on engineering excellence.

  • Advance your understanding of statistics and quantitative analysis.

​Who you are…

  • Experienced. You have 6+ years of experience writing code and a proven track record of shipping software. You have strong development skills programming in modern C++ and are unintimidated by other programming languages. Experience developing high-performance systems is an asset.

  • Versatile. You have the ability to quickly jump between different technologies and are comfortable working from the UI down to the lowest level of an application stack.

  • Data Enthusiast. You believe in Tableau’s mission and are excited to play a part in it. Your interest in data extends beyond your work life.

  • Intellectually Curious. You have a passion to continuously expand your areas of expertise, learning new ways to do things and understanding why things are the way they are.

  • Passion for statistics. You are interested in statistics and eager to learn more about it. A formal education in statistics is an asset, but not a requirement.

  • A True Team Player. You enjoy collaborating with, learning from, and mentoring others. You make the people around you better.