BI Architect 2/WI/Government


Job Description
The main responsibilities of this position are to research & recommend technologies, establish design and use patterns, and provide support for these technologies from inception to implementation based on business and enterprise needs. This position will also provide leadership for our Tableau implementation which involves designing, configuring and administering Tableau Server, developing visualizations using Tableau Desktop, defining standards and best practices, and mentoring a new BI team.

Responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to research and recommend technology appropriately based on business needs which may include metadata management/data cataloging, ETL, cloud, automated regression testing, containerization, advanced analytics, and other technologies.
• Ability to establish design and use patterns for technologies.
• Ability to provide support from inception to implementation of chosen technologies based on business and enterprise needs.
• Ability to mentor team members on new technologies and tools to ensure consistent and effective implementation.
• Familiarity with agile development practices, particularly Scrum.
• Ability to assist the agency architect with responsibilities such as the technical reference model, BI architecture, and ensuring effective implementation of defined architecture.
• Demonstrated experience with Tableau Server Infrastructure, specifically publishing and back-end administration.
• Experience with developing a strategy for data usage in Tableau.
• Experience with optimization, tuning, and ensuring the security of data using Tableau Server.
• Experience with ETL tools and processes including SSIS and/or other ETL tools.
• Experience gathering, understanding & documenting user requirements, creating specifications, designing solutions, development, testing, and implementing solutions that ensure requirements are achieved through high quality deliverables.
• Proven ability to provide direction and mentoring to developers and team members on Tableau development, dashboard usability, user experience design and design best practices.
• Experience with dashboard design, full life cycle management and the application of best practices including use of visual design principles.
• Experience with quality assurance and developing standards to certify Tableau dashboards for production use.
• Experience working with data warehouses and dimensional data models as data sources for dashboard development.
• Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent, 3 to 6-month BI dashboard design and development projects.
• Experience using complex SQL with relational databases.
• Experience with R and Python preferred.
• Involvement in BI governance including data usage, metadata, data management, data quality, and security.
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, ability to influence others and to interact with individuals at all levels.
• Ability to work productively with cross-functional working groups and across organizational layers with consideration for agency priorities.
• Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.
• Ability to develop and deliver presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence.
• Experience with Tableau v10.5 or greater desktop and server is required.
• Requires a minimum of 4 years’ experience with Tableau development and administration, minimum of 6 years’ experience in visual reporting development, including hands on development of analytics dashboards and working with complex data sets.

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