Tableau Developer

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Nov 13, 2020
Ref
12460857
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Summary

AARP is seeking an organized, self-motivated, detailed-oriented Tableau developer and analyst to fill our Tableau Developer / Advisor role. The candidate will be part of the Data Analytics and Performance Management team (DAPM), supporting the new centralized Reporting and Insights Capabilities (RAIC) initiative and will develop Tableau reporting and analytic products to facilitate data access and analytics throughout the enterprise. You will work closely with other DAPM and RAIC team members in fielding requests for reporting and visualization products from internal clients of various departments to develop solutions using data and visualization practices.

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for data and visualization analytics and have a strong understanding of data concepts and programming skills. The candidate will primarily use Tableau products, but should possess skills to access and manipulate data sources located in internal data systems whether via SAS, Databricks, AWS, or Tableau tools. He or she should be able to work well in a multi-functional team in designing a compelling reporting product and be able to communicate well with clients.
Responsibilities
  • Design performance Tableau dashboards, applications, and storytelling.
  • Use data and programming skills to transform and manipulate data sources as needed.
  • Partner with other DAPM and RAIC team members to meet project goals and deadlines.
  • Consult with internal clients on building user stories; including ascertain the true business need and guide the business on the most value-add product(s) that meet the business objectives.
  • Document end products, via catalog, to track available reports and the data dependencies.
  • Provide recommendations and insights to clients on design elements.
  • Understand how clients ultimately utilize the data
  • Deliver Tableau capabilities as a visual data analysis expert.
  • Collaborate with RAIC to establish best practices by sharing experiences and knowledge within the team; including providing quality assurance of teammates deliverables as well as data inputs utilized.
  • Provide quality, accurate, and consistent service to the clients.
  • Familiarity with Jira, a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with agile/scrum, a plus, but not required
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in information systems, analytics or related discipline with 5+ years of experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working in Tableau, with experience in Tableau Prep.
  • Prior experience in a data-driven environment (membership, health, finance, or insurance organization a plus).
  • Experience with programming with various databases a plus.
  • Highly process oriented, with a desire for continuous improvement of processes and associated documentation of efforts.
  • Action orientation. A decisive, quick study with proven analytical ability and strategic business and product development/management skills.
  • Excellent oral/written presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people, to gain internal respect and build consensus with superiors, peers, and subordinates.
  • Analytical software skills (SAS, Apache Spark, Databricks); understanding of relational database concepts.
Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.