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Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Software Engineering

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About Salesforce

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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 Tableau Cloud Engineering team is the team to bring the amazing Tableau products into the cloud to server ever-growing customers. Our Team is a group of passionate developers building automated, reliable systems to continuously deliver Tableau products and services to cloud with speed, scale, safety, security and cost efficiency. Tableau Cloud is a fast growing cloud offering, and we are the key team to enable the growth.

As a Site Reliability Operations Engineer (SRO) you will be part of the larger Cloud Site Reliability organization responsible for ensuring Tableau Online customers receive the availability and performance expected from a premier online service. You will use your expertise in supporting large-scale production environments by both partnering with the Incident Management Engineering team addressing active incidents and with the Site Reliability Engineering team driving long-term availability and performance improvements.

What you’ll be doing…
  • Learn Tableau’s production tech stack to improve availability, resiliency and performance via adopting standard processes on-behalf of feature teams.
  • Partner with Incident Commanders to drive timely mitigation of customer incidents.
  • Participate in Virtual teams, when needed, to complete projects and results on behalf of feature teams in availability, observability and performance domains.
  • Apply solid automation strategies to reduce operational toil
  • Use your expertise in common tech such as:
    • Containerized workloads (Kubernetes, deployment pipelines, immutable infrastructure)
    • Observability (Splunk, Grafana, distributed Tracing)
    • Public Cloud (AWS)
    • Infrastructure-as-Code/Configuration (Terraform, Ansible, Spinnaker)
    • Coding (Python)
    • Always evolving and learning/developing new tools.
  • Provide technical leadership at a component or service scope.
  • Lead projects by making proven technical decisions, coaching team members and working with product managers to ship on-time and with high quality.
  • Evaluate existing processes & tools and implement changes for better efficiency.

Who you are...


  • Four (4) or more years industry (non-intern) experience supporting globally distributed production environments in a SaaS, e-Commerce or similar environment and have a passion for solving sophisticated problems in large-scale distributed systems.
  • Using automation, monitoring and data analysis to ensure high availability (HA) for internal services and infrastructure.
  • Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) concepts. You treat operational issues as if they are software problems. You view software as a primary tool to manage, maintain, fix, and extend systems required to support large development environments. You promote operational excellence!
  • SRE Toolsets such as Terraform, Spinnaker, Ansible supporting containerized and instance based workloads
  • You have solid development skills with Python and development tools (IDE, command line, GIT) as well.
  • You are experienced in developing scalable services using open source or contributions toward open source projects are a plus.
  • You are experienced in leading projects across development teams, particularly using Agile methodologies.
  • A True Teammate: You enjoy collaborating, learning from or inspiring others so we can all become better developers.
  • Customer Advocate: You understand customer requirements and prioritize for maximum customer / user experience.
  • Passionate: You are passionate about technology and the work you do, you always want to do your best to delight the customers, help your team and strive for excellence.
  • Problem Solver: You love solving the most difficult of challenges and know how to solve in order to get to the best solution.
  • A related technical degree.


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For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $122,600 to $201,700.

For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $133,800 to $220,000.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: