Tableau Data Visualization Developer job at Abt Associates

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  • Full Time
  • KISUMU

Abt Associates

Tableau Data Visualization Developer job at Abt Associates

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Opportunity:
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.

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

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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

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

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Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.
The Division of Data Science and Enabling Technologies is Abt’s full-service technology, data, and innovation partner, offering expertise across the entire spectrum of data — from the initial capture, to data wrangling and analytics, and data visualization and dissemination. They combine deep experience in developing, conducting and capturing high-quality data via complex surveys with an ability to normalize, analyze and transform data into actionable insights.
At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.

To apply for this job please visit abtassociates.dejobs.org.

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