Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence software, today announced that it has opened an office in Austin, TX. The company will host an open house recruiting event on Thursday, September 13 to introduce itself to the community and provide an opportunity for candidates to discuss current and future open positions. Register for the open house at http://www.tableau.com/austinopenhouse.
Tableau will base its professional services practice for North America out of the Austin city center location and is hiring developer, sales and operations talent as well. It plans to have capacity for more than 150 employees.
“Austin’s geography, talented workforce and reputation as a business and technology center make it an ideal location for our continued expansion,” said Brett Thompson, Vice President of Human Resources at Tableau Software. “We are seeking candidates who share our passion to help people see and understand data.”
Tableau got its start in the computer science department at Stanford in 2003 and moved its headquarters to Seattle shortly thereafter. The company has had eight years of record sales, achieving 83 percent sales growth in 2011 and is up over 100% for the first half of 2012. It announced that it plans to hire 300 new employees in 2012.
The Tableau Austin office is Tableau’s fourth office in the U.S.; other locations include Seattle, Kirkland, WA and Menlo Park, CA. The temporary office is located at the Arboretum Great Hills Center at 9600 Great Hills Trail.
In 2012, Tableau also opened international offices in London and Singapore.
The Tableau Austin open house will take place on Thursday, September 13 at Maria Maria, 415 Colorado Street in Austin. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and a presentation by Tableau CEO and co-founder, Christian Chabot, will take place at 6:00 p.m. Attendees are asked to register at http://www.tableau.com/austinopenhouse. Tableau job listings can be found at http://careers.tableau.com/.
Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Ranked by Gartner and IDC in 2011 as the world’s fastest growing business intelligence company, Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 9,000 companies get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at www.tableau.com/trial. Register now for the 2012 Tableau Customer Conference at http://conference.tableau.com/2012/.
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