BI Tableau Developer
BI Tableau Developer
Denver - Denver, CO
Full Time
Not Specified
Information Technology
nature of position

Are you interested in serving as an integral part of our Business Intelligence (BI) team developing new reporting and capabilities?

In this critical and diverse role within the BI team, you will collaborate with operations, process and technology teams to build and deliver strategic and front-line  solutions to change business behaviors that drive real value through Business Intelligence (BI) solutions you get to create.


This role will understand and translate business needs into requirements. Using those requirements, they will recommend options, build reports and dashboards, and train and support CHFA employees to enable their success.   The Tableau Developer will be recognized as a subject matter expert in reporting and analytics and expected to lead the delivery of data visualizations, reporting and self-serve analytics across the organization as well as promote the value of BI solutions.  The Tableau Developer will help drive the evolution of data use within CHFA and help CHFA employees understand how to take advantage of advanced visualization and analytics capabilities.


essential functions

  • Tableau Developer will design, develop, and deliver high performance Tableau dashboards, workbooks, and visualizations providing Business Intelligence solutions for the entire CHFA organization.
  • Provide deep Tableau Server knowledge and expertise to the team on how to build and maintain Tableau Server dashboards and reports.
  • Design, develop and implement BI solutions leveraging Tableau Desktop, Tableau Online, Tableau Prep, and Tableau Server with proven experience in creating advanced data visualizations, including custom visualizations, discovery, structuring, cleaning, enriching, validation, and publishing
  • Performance tune Tableau dashboards (optimize extracts, limit fields/records, marks, optimize/materialize calculations, query optimization, workbook cleanup).
  • Create BI dashboards for strategic measures and projects and related finance information as well as corporate and divisional KPIs.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and design optimal solutions at the report / dashboard level (Tableau, Microsoft Reporting Services).
  • Apply intermediate SQL abilities (SQL joins, pivots, common table expressions, temp tables, aggregations
  • Work with end users to gather BI requirements (use cases, visualization, drill up/down, hierarchies, tables, pivots, outcomes, and data sources, etc.)
  • Build data models. Prepare, wrangle, and model the data to derive effective data models to support performance BI solutions.
  • Understand technical data sources, data structures, data quality and necessary transformations to aggregate, enrich, validate, and publish data.
  • Develop and optimize BI Dashboards, Reports, Data Models, and data flows.
  • Participate in delivery of BI solutions with vendors.
  • Test and validate accuracy of data in reports, analytics and dashboards.
  • Consult with business units on reporting and analytics needs
  • Understand business unit needs; help to set realistic expectations; establish specific customer satisfaction standards and actively monitor client satisfaction.
  • Work with other members of CHFA’s BI team collaboratively with high-level direction from the IT Director.
  • Participate and contribute in all activities and/or projects that directly support CHFA in fulfilling its mission and achieving its vision through dedication to the community in which CHFA serves, operational excellence, and fiscal responsibility.
  • This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

what you'll be part of ... our  Culture

We believe our culture will make us uniquely different from our competitors. Our IT team’s foundation is built on trust, transparency, appreciating diversity and inclusion, and innovation.  We are caring, collaborative and committed.   Learn more about CHFA’s mission, vision and values on our website at and on our career site at

who you'll work with

In BI, we make an impact by providing BI solutions and expertise to internal teams in the organization who are facing business and financial decisions. We specialize in creating executive and individual performance applications using the latest data visualization technologies and leading reporting tools. We continually seek out opportunities to improve our effectiveness through analyzing data, processes and systems.

how you'll grow

We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take calculated risks, and explore outside the box.

benefits you'll receive

Work for a mission-based organization with a great purpose.  Get to use cutting edge tools. Ability to contribute technical and analytical expertise to help redesign the BI architecture within the company. Receive competitive salary, full benefits, remote working capability, flexible work environment, parking cost reimbursement, on-site gym and classes, on-site massage, PERA plan, 401K and much more.


knowledge, skills, and abilities


  • Proficient data modeling skills, translating logical and physical models into Microsoft SQL Server environment.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills.
  • Strong ability to work both independently as well as within a team. Willingness to learn from others and be self-motivated to expand knowledge every day.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies a plus
  • Abstract thinking, good balance between academic and pragmatic approach.
  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions.
  • Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes.
  • Demonstrated strong and positive interpersonal skills. Able to interact well with individuals from all disciplines and levels.
  • Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities, and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives.
  • Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions.
  • Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary.
  • Ability to operate with a sense of integrity
  • Ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor.
  • Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds.



  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Intelligence or another related field (or equivalent work experience). 
  • 4+ years of experience developing complex Business Intelligence solutions (dashboards, reporting, visualizations and data) using either Tableau and/or Microsoft SSRS
  • 3+ years of experience within a Microsoft SQL Server environment.
  • 3+ years of experience with gathering requirements from end users and/or business analyst partners.
  • 1+ years Tableau Server experience.
  • Knowledge of the housing authority business and/or experience in the mortgage/public finance arena would be helpful.


equipment used

Telephone, personal computer; printer; photocopy and fax machine.


physical environment

The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in an office environment.  Must have sight and the ability to use a computer, with or without assisting devices.

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation, or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.