Tableau Administrator

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

As the Tableau Administrator your role will be to maintain the performance and upkeep of Carilion’s Tableau servers.  The role will help create and manage sites, folders, groups, workbook’s and other items to optimize the accessibility and use of the Tableau servers.  The role will also serve as the developer and coordinator of complex API interactions with the server to refresh data, push notifications, and perform other tasks needed on both an adhoc and scheduled basis. Responsible for performing advanced installations, upgrades, testing, maintenance, and customization of Tableau application.  The applicant should have the following skills:

Skills needed include but are not limited to: 

  • Strong understanding of Tableau Architecture and cloud platform, preferably AWS.
  • Experience creating tickets and independently managing the vendor for issues arising from software.
  • Experience with TSM, Tabcmd, and Tabadmin.
  • Write and run Python/PowerShell/Bash scripts for automation, maintenance activities, especially for Tableau Server.
  • Develop and document standards/best practices/governance for the administration of the Tableau platform.
  • Licensing key management for Tableau Server & Desktop.
  • Experience with performance tuning of tableau servers and workbooks.
  • Create/Manage Sites, Folders, Sub-folders, Groups, Workbooks and Projects, Database Views, Data Sources, and Data Connections
  • Proactively identify processes that would benefit from system automation to improve analytics team effectiveness and increase operating efficiencies
  • Work closely with architects, cloud engineers to ensure optimal functioning of the application.
  • Proactively communicate with the Customer/Stakeholders to resolve issues and get work done.
  • Good knowledge of Tableau PostgreSQL tables to monitor server activity/usage statistics to identify possible performance issues/enhancements and potential threats.
  • Expertise in Tableau platform sizing, troubleshooting, tuning & disaster recovery.
  • Experience with utilizing scripting languages to leverage Tableau APIs( JavaScript, Data Extract API, REST API)
  • Good knowledge and experience with change management processes.
  • Good to know BI development and ETL life cycle processes.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school degree required. Associates/Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, healthcare business or equivalent experience required.  

Experience:  Minimum of five years of relevant experience.

  • Proficient in one or more programming languages, Java preferred.
  • Proficient with HL7 or SQL.
  • Proficient with Advanced Unix/Linux or Microsoft Windows commands and shell or batch scripts.
  • Experience with table creation and structure for multiple databases as required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Office, Project, Visio, SharePoint.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Maintain application vendor certifications as needed.  ITIL V3 Certification preferred. Valid VA driver’s license.

Other Minimum Qualifications: N/A

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 79138 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5 with on-call rotation
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: mamiskovic@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

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Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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