Sevatec Inc.

  • Tableau Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/30/2018 3:17 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is seeking a Tableau Developer to perform analysis and reporting activities supporting an Agile Analytics Scrum team.   The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Office of Information Technology (OIT), Data and Business Intelligence Section (DBIS) has been tasked with implementing Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DW/BI) solutions. The Tableau Developer will work with users, subject matter experts, and product owners to gather requirements and create Tableau reporting and analytics solutions in a fast-paced Agile environment.  



    • Collaborate with subject matter experts, database administrators, data stewards and others to ensure the accurate collection and analysis of reporting requirements; including new data requirements, reporting layout and distribution needs.
    • Collaborate with team members and IT to ensure functional and business specifications are met.
    • Create Tableau dashboards with interactive visualizations, trends and drill-downs, along with user level security.
    • Gather, analyze and document business requirements, functional requirements and data specifications.
    • Analyze client-specific data and understand it to make recommendations to internal customers for greater use/efficiency, and work on data mapping and data gap analysis required as part of the development process.
    • Design and implement a solution to create the required reports, which includes ad-hoc and standard reports, and also includes tabular reports in dashboards.
    • Define best practices for Tableau report development.
    • Create Tableau scorecards and dashboards using stack bars, bar graphs, scattered plots, geographical maps and Gantt charts.
    • Create custom hierarchies to meet business requirements in Tableau
    • Create action filters, parameters and calculated sets for preparing dashboards and worksheets in Tableau.
    • Publish customized interactive reports and dashboards and report scheduling using Tableau server.
    • Administer user, user groups and scheduled instances for reports in Tableau.
    • Generate dashboards with quick/context/global filters, parameters and calculated fields.
    • Utilize stored procedures and UDF functions (i.e., model library) for complex queries.
    • Assume an active role in quality assurance (QA) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for reporting solutions by providing unit/integration testing support, attending team meetings and preparing documentation
    • Publish, batch and customize interactive reports and dashboards using Tableau server
    • Conduct periodic tuning of Tableau Server dashboards to minimize the data and render refresh cycles to optimize the end-user experience.
    • Develop data and reporting KPI dashboards
    • Manage user access and reporting/dashboard access
    • Assist in developing best Tableau deployment practices, including development, governance and maintenance
    • Provide production support for Tableau users by assisting in troubleshooting of reporting and technical issues
    • Manage the applications, users, groups and integration with Active Directory
    • Automate monitoring and server job processes
    • Develop complex worksheets and dashboards including financial (claims, premiums, policy) dashboards
    • Develop ad-hoc data sets for end users
    • Set up Tableau training sessions for end users to create their own dashboards
    • Work directly with the end users to gather information for building dashboards
    • Implement and manage version control
    • Set up security and permissions on dashboards and worksheets
    • Write complex SQL queries to extract data for the dashboard
    • Prepare effective story telling using dashboards


    • 10 + years of experience in Tableau 10.x/9.x/8.x (different versions) of Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server
    • Specialization in designing enterprise solutions with visualizations and data-discovery tools
    • Creative data storytelling and delivering insights
    • Effective communication and presentation skills to all levels of management, including senior executives
    • Experience in developing and delivering Tableau training to other report developers and users
    • Strong belief in the art of dashboarding and following best practices while designing dashboards
    • Strong understanding of Tableau and its advanced features including calculated fields, parameters, table calculations, row-level security, R integration, joins, data blending and dashboard actions
    • Ability to analyze and obtain insights from complex/ large data sets
    • Hands-on experience building groups, hierarchies, bins, table calculations, etc.
    • Excellent SQL writing skills
    • Familiarity with installation, configuration, patching and upgrading of Tableau took across environments
    • Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities
    • Ability to work in an Agile environment and drive projects forward within team setting
    • Strong creativity, analytical and problem-solving skills

    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Government Agency clearance. 





    EEO Statement:  Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


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