Alation was founded in 2012 when a PhD engineer from Google, a designer from Apple, and an executive from Oracle teamed up to help people to find, understand, and trust the data they use.
Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds. From Stanford, Berkeley, and IITs, from big companies and small startups, from all over the world, we all came together to work toward a shared vision of a world where informed decision-
making is the norm we are incredibly driven to make data more accessible in every industry. We are head-quartered in Redwood City, CA and funded by top investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, General Catalyst Partners and Costanoa Venture Capital.
Our customers include some of the world’s largest organizations, with thousands of employees and petabytes of data. As our technical support engineer, you will be helping customers integrate with the Alation product, providing advanced level support on technical issues with the product, and for improving the Alation knowledge base.
You will work closely with product managers, engineers, and customers to improve the quality of the product. You will both solve technical problems and develop collaborative relationships with our customers, who are some of the most advanced analytics teams in the world.
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Adopted by some of the world’s leading analytics teams at companies like eBay, Tesla, and Square, Alation’s applications have improved the productivity of analysts 20-
50%. Alation delivers a data catalog built for data collaboration, curation and productivity. We believe everyone deserves to work in a respectful, data-
driven and yet creative culture. Launched publicly in March 2015, Alation has grown from the six companies that were initial early adopters to thousands of daily users.
Series A funded, Alation's investors include many of the best-recognized firms in Silicon Valley, including Andreessen Horowitz, Bloomberg Beta, Costanoa Venture Capital, Data Collective, and General Catalyst Partners.
Based in Redwood City, California, Alation sells directly in the United States and Europe and worldwide through strategic partnerships with SAP, Cloudera, Hortonworks and Teradata.
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Alation's values.