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Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Data Prep Engine

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**Job Category**

Products and Technology

**Job Details**

**Where you’ll be working…**

Tableau introduced power of visual analytics to the world making it the de-facto standard in the enterprise. Tableau is as much a philosophy as an amazing suite of products. We help _people see and understand their data_ , and empower these people to make important decisions based on those insights. If you are passionate about technology, but also care deeply about doing something meaningful, Tableau is the place for you. The Tableau Prep team, as part of the Data Engineering organization, is responsible to helping make data _preparation_ visual, interactive, and delightful. Released in 2018, Tableau Prep enables customers to clean, combine, and shape their data for analysis. We solve our customers data preparation challenges on increasingly complex datasets spread across databases, data lakes and cloud-native data warehouses. A powerful application with enormous potential, Tableau Prep is used with love by data stewards and professionals everywhere, and we continuously work on enhancing its capabilities and reach.

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager for the Prep Engine team who is passionate about expanding the reach of Tableau Prep by focusing on the engineering to make our product the most widely accessible and easy-to-use ETL tool on the market. As the name implies, this team specifically focuses on the underlying platform that drives all user experiences with Tableau Prep. With a strong focus on performance, scalability and other platform optimizations, this team is critical in delivering seamless, delightful experiences to our customers. In this role, you will partner with leaders across the Data Engineering organization on our overall technical strategy, and help make critical advancements in a highly collaborative, healthy and diverse environment.

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

+ Lead, mentor, guide, and grow a team of talented engineers to deliver features and improvements across Tableau Prep Builder and within Tableau Server and Tableau cloud.

+ Drive engineering excellence on the team and foster a culture of continuous learning and obsession around scale, performance, security and usability.

+ Participate and drive Agile SDLC processes and embrace the continuous improvement mindset.

+ Partner with Product Management, UX Design, architects and other engineering teams to build delightful experiences and drive customer value.

+ Contribute to the design and architecture of the product and tackling a wide variety of technical challenges in building systems for large scale data preparation and analyses.

**Who you are…**

+ **Team Leader** – You employ an empathetic, servant-leadership style of management and have demonstrable experience in building effective teams with a culture of curiosity, collaboration, inclusion, and a focus on results. You are self-motivated and can motivate others. You are skilled at communicating across all levels of the organization to both technical and non-technical audiences to provide clarity and purpose behind the work.

+ **Experienced** – You have a strong background in platform and/or service development and are comfortable diving into deeply technical areas. You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills. You are unafraid to tackle hard problems and know how to ask the right questions to drive solutions even in the face of ambiguity. You exercise sound judgement, are wary of blind spots, and can help amplify your team’s strengths. A related technical degree required.

+ **Mentor** – You enjoy coaching, guiding, and helping team members to ensure they feel supported, unblocked, and empowered to achieve their full potential.

+ **Quality Focused:** You regularly think from the customer perspective and have a successful track record of shipping high quality software to your customers. In addition, you work with those around you to improve the quality of our systems, code, architecture, and engineering practices. You lead by example and hold yourself and your team to high standards.

+ **You are a Recruiter!** We hire 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!

_For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $150,200. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link:_ _


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