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Tableau Server Administrator

CGI Group

This is a Contract position in Halifax, NS posted September 12, 2022.

Position Description:

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Tableau Server Administrator to join our team. We expect you to have great technical skills but just as important, we are looking for someone who can develop a creative solution to a problem by applying critical thinking and past experience. Your role is only limited by your potential.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Configure and maintain the Tableau Server Software Layer including system administration, change management, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
• Create/Manage Groups, Workbooks and Projects, Database Views, Data Sources and Data Connections.
• Manage and support migration of objects (dimensions, measures, hierarchies, reports, workbooks, dashboards), from development to production environments.
• Provide appropriate training and support to business users on the use of Tableau interactive web reports, and Tableau Desktop.
• Assist in the identification and migration of data sources to Tableau server and in the development of workbooks and dashboards to support business initiatives.
• Develop and document standards/best practices for development and administration of the Tableau platform.
• Work closely with technical architects, data and software engineers to ensure optimal application and data database/warehouse design to support reporting requirements.
• Support a positive work environment that promote service to business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Share your credentials, but your relevant experience and knowledge can be just as likely to get our attention. It helps if you have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience.
• 5+ years of IT experience with demonstrable experience as Tableau administrator, developing in, configuring and administering Tableau Server.
• Advanced knowledge and experience with Tableau software (Desktop Pro, Server, Interactor), with a strong understanding of Tableau architecture and administration.
• 5+ years of experience in BI role working specifically with Business Community producing analytical reports/dashboards, predictive analytics, ROI calculations demonstrating value of BI.
• Hands on experience and in depth knowledge of Linux and SQL.
• Strong development skills in Tableau and data analytics and visualizations.
• Strong Knowledge in BI tools including ETL, Data Warehousing, other BI tools.
• Experience in Tableau scripting (TABCMD and TABADMIN).
• Expertise in Tableau platform sizing, troubleshooting, tuning & disaster recovery.
• Good knowledge of Tableau Metadata tables.
• Azure certification is an asset.
• Experience with Agile methodologies to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog.
• Solid hands-on development experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages including Java or .Net is an asset.
• Experience in Canadian banking and/or insurance is preferred.
• Ability to lead teams and small projects is an asset.

Soft Skills:
• Ability to adapt to constant changes with a positive attitude. Sense of innovation, creativity, organization, autonomy and quick adaptation to various technologies.
• Capable and eager to work under minimal direction in fast-paced energetic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities at once.
• Strong written and oral communication skills with a critical eye for detail.
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills.
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements.
• Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization.
• Excellent ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members.
• Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Being bilingual in English and French is a plus.
• Must have authorization work in Canada.

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.



  • Linux
  • Server Management
  • Big Data
  • Data Warehousing
  • ETL
  • Python
  • Azure Fundamentals AZ-900
What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees ”members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today – one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI – where your ideas and actions make a difference.