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Tableau Consultant Resume

Baltimore, MD

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Senior Business Intelligence Developer specializing in Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects with extensive experience in complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including requirement definition, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 9 years of IT experience, including over 6 years in Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects.
  • Proven track record of successful implementation of Full Lifecycle of Tableau and BusinessObjects solutions, including extraction, tansformation and loading (ETL).
  • Extensive experience in generating and maintaining Interactive Tableau Dashboards and Reports to visualize the stories inside the data.
  • Proficiency in Publishing and Scheduling reports using Tableau Server and Tableau Online.
  • Expertise in creating visualizations using Bars, Lines and Pies, Maps, Scatter plots, Gantt charts, Bubbles, Histograms, Bullets, Heat maps, Donut charts, Waterfall charts, Pareto Charts, Tree Map and Highlight tables.
  • Experience in designing Dashboards and Reports with large volumes of data from various data sources such as Oracle, SQL Server and Teradata databases.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining creating and managing sites, setting permissions, managing ownerships and providing access to the users.
  • Extensive experience in building and managing Universes, Complex and Ad - hoc Reports, and Dashboards for transactional systems as well as for Data Warehouses.
  • Experience in providing Production Support and Administration for Tableau and Business Objects environments, including Server Maintenance.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Dimensional Modeling (Star Schema and Snow Flake) and other Data Warehousing Concepts.
  • Proficiency in SQL, PL/SQL, C#.NET, ASP.NET and VB.NET.
  • Profound functional knowledge of applications and their underlying relational database structure like Oracle Financials, IBM Maximo, eB CAP, eB Nuclear, HP PPM Center and HP ITSM.
  • Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team, backed by excellent communication skills along with the capability to solve problems efficiently.
  • Diversified domain experience in Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing, Banking, and Financial Services.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

BI Tools: Tableau 10.x/9.x/ 8.x (Desktop and Server) and SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x/ 3.1/ XI R2 (Central Configuration Manager, Central Management Console, Information Design Tool, Designer, Business Objects, Desktop Intelligence, Web Intelligence, Report Conversion Tool, InfoView/ BI Launchpad, Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, Live Office, Upgrade Management Tool, Desktop Compatibility Package, Lumira).

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2,Teradata and Access

Query Tools: SQL Developer, Toad, SQL Server Management Studio, Aqua Data Studio and Teradata SQL Assistant

Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Shell, HTML, XML, C, C++, C#.NET, ASP.NET and VB.NET

Platforms: UNIX (Solaris), LINUX (RedHat), Windows Server

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Tableau Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated closely with business users to collect requirements and prepared Functional and Technical Design Documents.
  • Involved in design, development and maintenance of Datamarts.
  • Established a standardized methodology for designingDatamarts by De-normalizing transactional Oracle DBs using Materialized Views.
  • Designed, developed, tested, and maintained Tableau reports based on user requirements.
  • Converted existing BO reports to tableau dashboards.
  • Generated and maintained Performance Dashboards, Score Cards, Metrics, What-if Analysis, Prompts, Drills and Reports using Tableau Desktop.
  • Created different KPIs using calculated key figures and parameters
  • Developed Tableau data visualizations using Cross tabs, Heat maps, Box and Whisker charts, Scatter Plots, Geographic Map, Pie Charts and Bar Charts and Density Chart.
  • Developed donut charts and implemented complex features in charts like bar charts in tooltip.
  • Created customized and interactive dashboards using multiple data sources.
  • Worked extensively with Advance analysis Actions, Calculations, Parameters, Background images, Maps, Trend Lines, Statistics and table calculations.
  • Built groups, hierarchies, sets to create detail level summary reports and dashboards using KPIs.
  • Provided production support to end users and wrote custom SQL to support business requirements.
  • Utilized Tableau server to publish and share the reports with the business users. Distributed reports using techniques like Packaged Workbooks and PDF.
  • Involved in administration tasks such as setting permissions, managing ownerships and providing access to the users and adding them to specific groups.
  • Designed, developed and maintained Business Objects Universes for supporting standard and ad-hoc reports. Resolved loops and traps in the Universes using Contexts and Aliases.
  • Created reports using Universes, Stored Procedures, Free-hand SQL and Personal Data File Providers as data sources.
  • Created complex canned and ad-hoc reports using Business Objects functionalities like Slice & Dice, Drill, Functions, Cross Tab, Master Detail and Formulae etc.
  • Created Xcelsius Dashboards and Live Office presentations. Developed and published stories in Lumira.
  • Scheduled Reports using various methods for distribution of information.
  • Participated in migration from Business Objects 3.1 to 4.1.
  • Prepared training materials and assisted instructors in basic as well as advanced training classes.
  • Delegated work to off-shore developers and coordinated their work with on-site team.

Environment: Tableau 10.x/ 9.x, SAP Business Objects BI 4.x/ 3.1, IBM WAS Server 8.x, IBM HTTP Server 8.x, Oracle 11g, SQL Server 2012, SQL Developer 4.x, TFS 2010 and Windows 7/ XP/ Server 2012

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Tableau Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering, analyzing, and documenting Business and Functional Requirements for Dashboards and Reports.
  • Created and documented Technical Specifications based on Functional Requirements.
  • Created multiple Visualization reports/dashboards using Dual Axes charts, Histograms, Filled map, Bubble chart, Bar chart, Line chart, Tree map, Box and Whisker Plot, Stacked Bar etc.
  • Extensively used of advanced filters, groups, actions, complex calculations in Tableau Desktop.
  • Prepared Dashboards using calculated fields, parameters, calculations, groups, sets and hierarchies in Tableau.
  • Created Actions in Worksheets and Dashboards for interactivity and to compare data against different views.
  • Designed and deployed rich graphic visualizations with Drill Down and Drop down menu option and Parameters using Tableau.
  • Utilized Tableau server to publish and share the reports with the business users.
  • Identified the factors involving the performance of the reports and coordinated in creation of indexes to improve the query perfromance.
  • Used data blending feature in Tableau to connect different databases like Oracle, MS SQL Server.
  • Created and administered users, user groups, and scheduled instances of reports in Tableau Server.
  • Designed, developed and maintained BusinessObjects Universes for supporting standard, complex and ad-hoc reports.
  • Created numerous reports by extracting data from Transactional Databases as well as Datamarts.
  • Created reports using Universes, Free-hand SQL and Personal Data File Providers as data sources.
  • Promoted Universes, Reports and other content from lower tiers to production.

Environment: Tableau 8.x/ 9.x, SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.x, Oracle 10g/ 11g, Teradata, Teradata SQL Assistant 14.x, CVS, IBM WAS Server 8.x, IBM HTTP Server 8.x and Windows 7/ Server 2012/ 2012 R2

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Business Objects/ Tableau Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Collected requirements and prepared Functional and Technical Design Documents.
  • Involved in design, development and maintenance of Universes and Datamarts.
  • Designed, developed and maintained Universes for supporting complex and ad-hoc reports.
  • Resolved loops and traps in the Universes using Contexts and Aliases.
  • Created reports using Universes, Stored Procedures, Free-hand SQL and Personal Data File Providers as data sources.
  • Created complex canned and ad-hoc reports using Business Objects functionalities like Slice & Dice, Drill, Functions, Cross Tab, Master Detail and Formulae etc.
  • Created Xcelsius Dashboards and Live Office presentations.
  • Scheduled Reports using various methods for distribution of information.
  • Converted and remediated Desktop Intelligence reports to Web Intelligence using Report Conversion Tool.
  • Utilized Desktop Compatibility Package to support legacy Desktop Intelligence content.
  • Imported/ Exported the Universes, Report sand Dashboards from/ to repository to make them accessible to end-users.
  • Migrated Universes, Reports and other content from lower tiers to production.
  • Created Users and Groups and assigned security privileges.
  • Migrated content from XI R2 using Upgrade Management Tool.
  • Participated in developing proof of concept for Tableau for interactive dashboards.
  • Created complex Interactive Tableau Dashboards and Reports for visualizing data.
  • Utilized Tableau server to schedule, publish and share the reports with the business users.
  • Prepared end-user training materials and trained new developers.

Environment: SAP Business Objects BI 3.1/ XI R2, Tableau 8.x, IBM WAS Server 6.x/ 8.x, IBM HTTP Server 6.x/ 8.x, Oracle 10g/ 11g, Oracle Financial/ EBS, SQL Server 2008/ 2012, SQL Developer 3.x/ 4.x, TFS 2010 and Windows 7/ XP/ Server

Confidential, Columbus, OH

BusinessObjects Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Collected requirements and prepared Functional and Technical Design Documents.
  • Involved in design of Logical and Physical Data Models for warehouse databases.
  • Used Star Schema and Snow Flake Schema in the data modeling phase.
  • Developed Universes using Designer and exported them to the Repository to make them available to the users after checking the integrity.
  • Resolved loops in the Universes using Contexts and Aliases.
  • Created complex canned and ad-hoc reports using Business Objects functionalities like Slice & Dice, Drill, Functions, Cross Tab, Master Detail and Formulae etc.
  • Developed Thin Client as well as Thick Client reports and exported them to be viewed by users on InfoView.
  • Developed reports using Stored Procedures and Personal Data Files.
  • Scheduled and monitored reports using custom Calendars.
  • Managed Users, Groups, Repositories, Folders and Documents.
  • Interacted with customers on regular basis, in order to generate reports required and to resolve the existing issues.

Environment: SAP Business Objects XI R2, Tomcat, Apache, Oracle 9i/ 10g, SQL Server 2000, SQL Developer 1.5, Toad 9.0, Team Foundation Server 2008 and Windows XP/ Server 2000/ 2003.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement analysis and design of system and database using a structured approach.
  • Developed demo versions of products to solicit and in corporate customer feedback into the design.
  • Involved in design, development, and implementation of applications.
  • Developed Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) for applications.
  • Participated in database Normalization.
  • Created database objects such as tables, views and synonyms.
  • Scripted stored procedures and functions implementing business rules.
  • Involved in testing phase of the application
  • Created and maintained documentation for functional and technical specifications.

Environment: .NET, HTML, UML, SQL Server 2000 and Windows 2000/ NT

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