Software Engineer - Portable Sessions, Tableau at Salesforce

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VizQL Server is the service at the heart of Tableau's Analytics capabilities and our team is on a mission to ensure customers have a performant, reliable experience with our product when hosted at high scale.The Portable Sessions team is responsible for ensuring user session state can be moved between nodes so that we can achieve high scalability of our service and high durability for users' work. Your work will directly improve the customer experience and the value of Tableau's brand for our growing cloud-basedAnalytics community in Tableau Online and Public, as well as for our larger Enterprise customers.

Some of the things you'll do include
  • Design and implement features that ensure regular persistence of users' in-progress work while optimizing system performance and use of resources.
  • Define and build user-facing features to load drafts of in-progress work as well as backend features to seamlessly reconstitute Tableau workbook state when user sessions are moved between nodes.
  • Play a hands-on role in evolving our codebase into smaller, independent services, introducing new API's, influencing API standards, system design, service integration testing and operational best practices.
  • Understand and improve the performance and scaling characteristics of technically challenging C++ and Java code backing Tableau's core Analytics functionality.
  • Collaborate with other team members and across teams to achieve increasingly high standards of engineering and operational excellence.

Who you are
  • Experienced. You have experience developing high-scale, highly-available services in cloud-hosted environments. You are well-versed in modern DevOps practices for supporting services in production and in techniques for building robust, fault-tolerant distributed systems.
  • Technical. You are skilled with Java and C++, comfortable with working in complex, multithreaded code and bring excellent API design and data modeling skills. Familiarity with both Linux and Windows is a plus.
  • Strong Communicator. You distill complex technical information down to the key elements and communicate both design ideas and technical details effectively.
  • Relentlessly High Standards. You are not satisfied by the status quo and continually inspire those around you to improve the quality of our systems, code and engineering practices. You consistently work toward pragmatic solutions that delight customers while also evolving and improving quality.
  • A Team Player. You enjoy collaborating, learning from and teaching others so we can all become better engineers. You assume good intent in others and actively do your part to make a positive work environment.
  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the 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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