Tableau Data Visualization Developer

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Job Description


Abt Associates seeks a qualified Tableau Data Visualization Developer to support the Data Science and Survey and Enabling Technologies Division. The Tableau Data Visualization Developer will work with business owners to define and improve data visualization services; collaborate with project directors and clients to design, budget, and implement data visualization solutions. Responsibilities include documenting and analyzing business requirements; researching, testing, implementing, and managing Data Visualization infrastructure including analytic, statistical, front-end UI, and business intelligence solutions to support the data visualization needs of projects; providing internal and external trainings and presentations; supporting internal and external proposals. The position works with data from a wide range of projects across multiple subject matters, including but not limited to: homelessness, health systems strengthening, education, food securities, environmental compliance. The candidate should demonstrate a willingness to seek novel solutions to technology and business problems and the flexibility to acquire the necessary skills for implementation. When applying please add an example of your Tableau work as an attachment.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as resource to project staff in all phases of Tableau development and implementation of data visualization systems, solutions, and process improvements.
  • Analyze business problems to determine appropriate technical and/or non-technical solutions.
  • Work closely with the project team to normalize the data and make available for visualization.
  • Employ strong SQL skills for analysis, validation, and verification of data.
  • Provide design direction – present initial wireframes/mock-ups and proofs of concepts to clients and gather feedback then present final designs and methodologies for approval.
  • Work on development – implement proofs of concept using BI and data visualization technologies.
  • Ensure dashboards meet accessibility requirements as applicable and as a design principle
  • Work closely with the project team to normalize the data and make available for visualization.
  • Test data transformation processes for accuracy given various expected and unexpected inputs and quality of visualizations across all supported browsers and devices.
  • Support project by training team on use of solution
  • Ability to pick up additional skills quickly

Required Skills / Prerequisites:

  • Tableau expertise including advanced skills such as level of detail calculations, spatial joins, map layers, advanced visualizations (boxplots, heatmaps, Gantt charts, bullet charts), dashboard formatting (containers, padding, mobile layouts), parameter actions, SQL connections
  • Database experience in Snowflake/MySQL/SQL Server/PostgreSQL
  • A desire to write re-usable, readable code using the most up to date industry standards
  • Strong communication skills, particularly in translating perceived needs into technical requirements
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Python
  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks such as Angular/React/Vue/d3
  • HTML5 / CSS
  • Version control repositories like GitHub or Bitbucket
  • Software development tools like Jira and Confluence
  • Data collection platforms: DHIS2, REDCap, CommCare, ODK
  • Preferred additional visualization platforms: PowerBI, QlikSense
  • When applying please add an example of your Tableau work as an attachment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree + Two years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree

Company Info.

Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation; driving innovation and measurable impact for more than 50 years. What sets us apart is our evidence-based and multi-disciplinary approach to solving tough challenges in health, social and environmental policy and international development.

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