Tableau Administrator

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Technology Services Group
Requisition Number:  106820

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: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, statistics, mathematics, industrial engineering, or health care systems or equivalent work experience.


Minimum fifteen years’ experience in IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations.


Extensive expertise in Oracle/MySQL database, as well as data modeling, both logical and physical, as well as in multidimensional data modeling, such as star schemas, snowflakes, normalized and de-normalized models, handling "slow-c hanging" dimensions/attributes.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration:

  • Valid Virginia drivers' license and dependable transportation.


    TOGAF 9 Certified


    In addition, a minimum of three of the following certifications are required:


    Epic Caboodle ETL Certified Administrator

    IBM Certified Solutions Developer – Datastage (v11.3 or after)

    IBM Certified Specialist: PureData System for Analytics

    DAMA CDMP Associate

    IBM Certified Data Engineer – BigData

    IBM Certified Data Architect - BigData

    Epic Chronicles Programmer

    Epic Interconnect Programmer

      HIMSS – Certified Associate (CAHIMS)

      HIMSS – Certified Professional (CPHIMS)


Other Minimum Qualifications:Good organizational skills, analytical, dependable, detail oriented, interpersonal skills, and understanding of the English language (both written and oral).  Must have thorough understanding of the 7-layer OSI model.  Must have working experience and understanding of Enterprise Architecture best practices frameworks and standards.  Must have working knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture, business re-engineering principles and processes and basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.  Experience with SQL, VB.Net, Asp.Net, XML, HTML, HL7, PACS, application servers/ portal servers, clinical monitoring systems, drug distribution systems preferred.  Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be customer service oriented.

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: 106820 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5 with on-call rotation
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Recruiter Email:
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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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