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Tableau Developer

Tableau Developer
CT, Stamford

Job Description

Title: BI Platform Administrator

Location: Stamford, CT

Type: 6 Month Contract w/ oppty to extend or convert fulltime

Must have: 

  • Has done a Tableau upgrade -- ideally 2018 to 2019. (Has worked with Tableau 2018.1 at a minimum since that is 1.5 years)
  • Strong SQL
  • Strong Windows Server Administration

Highly preferred: 

  • Automate maintenance functions leveraging expertise with Tableau repository, TABCMD, TABADMIN, and TSM commands
  • Experience in AWS environment  

BI Platform Administrator,   Data Technology

The BI Platform Administrator is the lead role in Data Technology responsible for maintaining the BI Platforms in company. Reporting to the Director of BI and Knowledge Platform, this expert will lead efforts to install, enhance, and maintain critical BI systems ensuring the reliability and availability of the platforms as well as timely updates to features and security.  This person will be responsible for Tableau, Cognos and other visualization and insight exploration platforms for company's internal consumers. This role will be key to the rollout of all BI products and reporting across company's data management platform, and will partner with Data Analytics and other technology teams across company. Our environment is dynamic, fast-paced, and lots of fun.


Key Responsibilities


  • Develop and document technical architecture, system designs, performance test results, and other technical aspects of Tableau implementations, enhancements, and maintenance
  • Develops, tests, and implements backup/restores, system changes, upgrades and patches
  • Provide infrastructure and platform sizing for projects, including hardware and software requirements
  • Gather requirements, implement, and support server installations
  • Design and maintenance of the Tableau server architecture (Development, QA, User Acceptance Testing and Production environments)


  • Plan, design, and execute performance tests of platforms to ensure Tableau Server meets customer application SLAs
  • Work with teams to monitor, tune and optimize performance (system and application)
  • Implement and maintain platform performance and custom administrative dashboards


  • Administer and support a multi-tier Tableau infrastructure create and manage groups, workbooks and projects, extracts, published/data sources, and data connections
  • Automate maintenance functions leveraging expertise with Tableau repository, TABCMD, TABADMIN, and TSM commands


  • Create and edit sites and corresponding administration rights (System vs. Content)
  • Maintaining security and create/manage users, groups, licenses and integrate with Okta


  • Create best practice guides and guide development teams to implement them
  • Assist users and developers when Tableau updates are available and help them in adapting to changes


  • Work with the customers and vendor for problem resolution
  • Create and maintain system and application documentation, guidelines, and best practices
  • Maintains awareness of new products and technologies in the market; evaluates applicability to department needs; makes recommendation and proposals for review. Actively pursues opportunities for learning and self-development.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • BS in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field
  • 3+ years of Windows Server administration
  • 3+ years of experience in Tableau Administration (10.1 and higher)
  • Experienced in operations and maintenance of Tableau Server application, including but not limited to: setup of user/group setup, permissions, configuration of trusted ticket authentication, projects,
  • Expertise with Tableau repository, TABCMD, TABADMIN, and TSM commands


  • Experience configuring Single Sign-on (SSO) with SAML authentication, SSL, Kerberos, Active Directory
  • Experience managing users, groups, and permissions with various objects in Tableau servers


  • Proficient in SQL development including query tuning and data modeling and design
  • Experience with Data Warehouse and ETL tools a plus


  • Ability to write business requirements, technical analysis and design, coding, testing, and implementation of customizations within the Tableau software environment
  • Experience with cloud data systems (Redshift, Hive, Presto, Qubole, Google Cloud Compute)
  • Experience with Tableau utilities such as TabJolt, TabMon, Kinesis-CI
  • Experience working in a dual-shore environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with automation in a DevOps environment
  • Experience with Python and Web Development
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (EC2, Redshift, Snowflake)
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing BI platforms in an agile environment, across the entire project lifecycle
  • Utilize code repositories such as GitHub and SVN


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