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Lead Solution Engineer - Tableau



London, UK
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Lead Solution Engineer - Tableau

Location: UK, office or remote (office flex) based

Do you want a high profile role in a team selling the world’s leading data visualization and analytics platform?

Are you excited by the thought of being a Trusted Business Advisor to our customers?

Can you talk with authority about data and AI?

Do you love the idea of working with public sector organisations across the UK and EMEA?

Are you passionate about data, and how it can be used to solve real-world problems?

Will you thrive within a sales organisation driving growth and adoption?

…if this sounds like you, get in touch.

Who we are…

For over 20 years Tableau has been a clear market leader for BI & Analytics, throughout that time we have had one mission – to help people to see and understand data. Now, as part of Salesforce, we are able to deliver multi-function solutions to a broader range of business partners, driving even greater change.

Not only does Tableau have world-class products, but Tableau is also one of the most in-demand and fastest-growing marketable skills in the world.

At Tableau, we’re on a mission to create world-class products capable of solving real-world problems. However, the technology is only part of it - we know that how we work is as meaningful as what we do - our values (Trust, Innovation, Customer Success and Equality) set the stage for all employees. For us Solution Engineers we hold a privileged position as we often introduce Tableau to a new audience. We are the public face of our organisation, representing Tableau, communicating our values and inspiring people to join our Tableau community.

Equality is a core tenet of how we run our business, and we believe that equality and diversity make us a better company and community. We respect and value employees from every background, and we thrive as a result. We believe that businesses are the greatest platform for change, and all businesses have the opportunity to be a platform for change. We are committed to making an impact on our community.

Why join us?

Come aboard if you are excited about having an impact on our world through data and want to work with and learn from the best. We encourage our employees to bring their authentic selves to work, and you’ll be surrounded by people who speak their minds and measure success by the impact we have.

Who we look for….

At Tableau, our Solution Engineers are among our highest-skilled and most proactive business builders. They play a meaningful role in mentoring other SEs to become world-class pre-sales professionals, constantly looking for ways to scale their knowledge and impact across the organisation.

As behavioural role models, they are positive in outlook, embracing change and extolling the Salesforce values. Day to day these individuals operate in the more complicated, ambiguous aspects of the role - sometimes leading our highest profile deals and acting as overlay support, providing SME knowledge, innovation and strategic feedback into our most critical engagements.

Customer Focus:

  • Works long-term with our most strategic accounts.
  • Also works as a specialist technical overlay on critical engagements.
  • Builds relationships across customer communities.

Technical Ability:

  • Typically the EMEA or Global authority on areas of SME.
  • Able to provide impactful point support on a wide range of deep technical areas.
  • Able to build mutual respect with customer technical executives and SMEs.

Business Builder:

  • Defines best-in-class pre-sales practices in all competencies and coaches/enables the team at scale.
  • Scales SME capabilities to drive business and impact beyond SE team or region.
  • Influences account strategy at an industry or LOB level to drive incremental growth for Tableau.

Industry Alignment:

  • This Public Sector team works with accounts across Healthcare, Defence, Transport, Non-Profit, Local/Central Gov and Policing - having a positive impact every day on citizens across EMEA.
  • Relevant industry experience is helpful but not essential


  • Must have fluency in English, other European languages are a plus.



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