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Architect, Developer Tools and Infrastructure - Seattle, WA #7617901

Company: Salesforce.com, Inc.

Date: 09/17/2020

City: Seattle, WA

Employment type: Full-time

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Job Category


Products and Technology


Job Details


What you'll be doing...


This position will be a principal technical architect guiding the developer tooling strategy and execution at Tableau engineering. The initiatives in this area span across build infrastructure, code management and intelligence, code structure and quality, ownership, continuous integration platform as well as the creation and scaling of other developer productivity tools. This position will serve as a technical champion for the overall code quality and delivery leading by example. The Architect will know the state of design decisions and implications of most areas of the product with regard to developer tooling needs and code modularization efforts while engaging with many individuals and key stakeholders on the Development team to ensure that the technical work to improve the code is appropriately allocated to feature teams. The Architect will report findings and analysis to the Development Executive team and discuss recommendations and suggestions.


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



  • Read technical, functional specifications, and documentation from various feature teams
  • Ask questions and discuss with technical leads and managers with the expectation of driving to solutions with them
  • Contribute and lead by example as a technical leader in developer tooling, productivity infrastructure and code modularization initiatives
  • Use daily builds, testing cross area and cross feature scenarios
  • Participate as a member of Architecture Teams across engineering
  • Report and advise senior leadership on specific issues uncovered and ideas of solutions
  • When making recommendations, you will need to consider multiple proposals (from small tactical solution, to long term ideal solution, to intermediate practical one)
  • Provide documentation, guidance, and support to feature teams and other technical team members on code architecture best practices and target architectures
  • Provide regular updates to the Tableau Executive Team
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who you are...



  • Experienced. 15+ years' experience in the software industry. 15+ years of demonstrated experience delivering software architecture to drive technical design solutions. Experience with software design and lifecycle. Proven success with leading large scale code re architecture and quality efforts. Experience using or building Business Intelligence software is a plus.
  • Highly-Technical. Ability to drill deep on technical implementation. Coding experience is required. Extensive C++ experience required.
  • Educated. BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent, advanced degree preferred
  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on 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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