Tableau Developer

  Virginia, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria


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Posted Date
Friday, April 12, 2019

Tableau Developer

Long-term Contract

Location: McLean, VA


Immediate new job opening for a Tableau Developer to join our team and work on-site at our clients’ global HQs based in McLean, VA. This role will report to the Manager, Reporting Applications. You will be responsible for developing complex Tableau Reports per HSM business requirements and ensuring the validity of information being provided. You are responsible for the full development cycle of BI reports from evaluating design, building functionalities and visualizations, UAT, and QA on the final deliverables.



  • Draws upon a full range of Tableau features to design, develop, enhance and support Tableau visualizations including, but not limited to, highly interactive dashboards, scorecards and reports

  • By using Tableau, ability to design complex and interactive executive dashboard with drill down to detail and analysis pathways to other supporting reports

  • Leverage advanced Tableau functionality (parameters, actions, tooltip modifications, LODs, etc.) to create analytical dashboards

  • Build and publish customized interactive Tableau reports and dashboards as well as manage extracts and refresh schedules using Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server

  • Execute data queries across multiple data sources in support of business intelligence reporting needs. Format query results / reports in various ways

  • Participates in QA testing, liaising with other project team members and being responsive to client's needs, all with an eye on details in a fast-paced environment.

  • Configure a Tableau Server to optimize presentation of analytics, and troubleshoot Tableau server issues, and explain functionality to business users

  • Develop, implement, maintain, and document standard procedures and guidelines


Required Skills

  • High School Diploma/GED with 5 years of related experience

  • 5 years of professional work experience

  • 3 years of experience supporting reporting technologies in complex, global environments, with minimal 2 years on Tableau BI Dashboards development

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of relational database

  • Advance Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, functions etc.)

  • Have a passion for high quality data

  • Ability to manage a workload based on priorities

  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts

  • Project Management knowledge – Plus



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