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Tableau Server Architect / Engineer in Richardson, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

Tableau Server Architect / Engineer


  • Maintain the Tableau platform; installation, configuration, administration, patches, server job scheduling, etc.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot all aspects of Tableau environment which includes data, application, and web tiers
  • Lead root cause analysis efforts for operational Tableau issues; resolve them independently or with other members within the platform team.
  • Set up monitoring and alerting and other tools on the Tableau server
  • Manage and execute all ongoing platform improvement efforts: selecting, installing, configuring, making best use of a performance management tool; authoring and executing an ongoing plan to optimize performance / response times
  • Assisting with Product/Program team efforts to provide a high-value, efficient, positive customer on-boarding experience.
  • Understanding JUUL technology roadmap and determining how Tableau fits in with other BI tools
  • Working with data engineers to create trusted data sources for the Tableau Server platform
  • Developing Tableau Dashboards as needed

Knowledge and Skills required

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal customers
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset to help others not just make reports based on requirements, but solve their underlying problems
  • Best practices for managing server security and relates access management
  • Working experience with data solutions such as Amazon Redshift, MS SQL server, etc.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services virtual environments (EC2), both Linux and Windows
  • Experience with other BI tools such as Qlikview, MS Power BI, Business Objects, etc.


  • 8+ Years supporting or managing enterprise platforms and applications
  • 4+ Years supporting or managing BI applications


  • 2-3+ years administering Tableau Server
  • 3-5 years developing in Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server Certified Professional or Qualified Associate Certificate a plus
  • Experience in Configuring and Troubleshooting monitoring and alerting tools
  • Linux experience - a Plus
  • Experience doing platform upgrades, patching, bug fixes