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Tableau Software Overview

Seattle, WA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (DATA)
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
In 2020 the world will generate 50 times the amount of data as in 2011. And 75 times the number of information sources (IDC, 2011). Within these data are huge, unparalleled opportunities for human advancement. But to turn opportunities into reality, people need the power of data ... Read more

Mission: We help people see and understand data. Seven words that drive everything we do. And they’ve never been more important.

Company Updates

  • Today is a big day at Tableau! We are joining the @Salesforce family and together we’re going to dramatically accelerate our mission to help people see and understand data. Our #DataFam just got a lot bigger! Key Info:


    This communication contains forward-looking information related to the Company and the acquisition of the Company by salesforce that involves substantial risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.

  • Last week we were so excited to win Geekiest Office Space at the GeekWire Awards 2019! Thanks Geekwire for this awesome award, and a huge thanks to the many teams at Tableau to make our office so unique.

    Revealed: GeekWire Awards 2019 winners crowned as we celebrate the best of Pacific Northwest tech

    The strength and success of the people and companies across the Pacific Northwest tech ecosystem was on full display Thursday night at the 11th annual GeekWire Awards, where we had so much fun with more than 900 of our fellow geeks at one of our favorite events of the year.

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Tableau Software – Why Work With Us?

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.

  • We Are On a Mission
  • We Build Great Products
  • We Use Our Products
  • We Work As a Team
  • We Respect Each Other
  • We Are Honest
  • We Keep It Simple
  • We Delight our Customers

Dive deeper into our Core Values here!

We started in the computer science department at Stanford, and established our home base in Seattle soon after. Our new headquarters building, pictured here, features stunning views of Gas Works park, Lake Union, the Space Needle, and downtown Seattle. In the US, you can also find us in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, and Washington DC. 

As a global organization, we maintain offices all over the world, including in London, Singapore, Frankfurt, Vancouver, Sydney, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Dublin, and Paris. 

Tableau Foundation

Changing the way organizations do good with data

Tableau Foundation is backed by the spirited employees and partners of Tableau Software.

We are passionate about helping people drive change through action.

And we care deeply about the communities we live and work in.

Read more here.

Tableau offers internships throughout the company in Development, Operations, Marketing, and Sales. Whether writing code for our newest feature, or creating social media plans for our marketing team, you’ll do real work that makes an impact. Join us for 10-12 weeks in the summer, and get ready to experience Tableau from the inside, be mentored by the best and brightest, and have a blast with your fellow interns.

Intern Benefits

When you intern with Tableau, you’ll get to:

  • Work on code that ships
  • Have coffee with our Execs
  • Work with other amazing interns from around the world
  • Have the opportunity to become a product expert. Then you can wow your friends when you go back to school by developing cool whizbang vizzes
  • Score some awesome t-shirts
  • Be mentored by super smart awesome people

Tableau Software Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Great work culture and values, Amazing technology, Pioneers in the industry"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tableau Software full-time (More than 3 years)


    Great work culture and values, Amazing technology, Pioneers in the industry


    In the transition face to become one of the largest BI platform

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Tableau Software Photos

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Tableau Software photo of: DC Pride 2019
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Tableau Software photo of: Tableau T-Shirts in the wild
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Tableau Software Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview


    Sales Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Tableau Software (Sydney (Australia)) in February 2016.


    General screening call with recruiter, phone interview with hiring manager, face to face peer interview, sales demo and then 1:1 with hiring manager, last interview was phone interview with country manager.

    Interview Questions

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Tableau Software Awards & Accolades

  • Washington's Best Workplaces(Gold Medal - Extra Large Company), Puget Sound Business Journal, 2013
  • Washington's Best Workplaces(Gold Medal - Large Company Category), Puget Sound Business Journal, 2012
  • Washington’s Best Workplaces(Silver Medal - Large Companies Category), Puget Sound Business Journal, 2011
  • Best Places to Work in Austin(3 - Medium Size), Austin Business Journal, 2015
  • Geekiest Office Space, Geekwire Awards, 2019
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