PrimeSource Building Products

  • Tableau Server Administrator, Irving, TX (2018-11994)

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    Tableau Server Administrator (Irving, TX) - 2018-11994

    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is one of the largest purveyors of fasteners in the world and one of the largest distributors of building materials in North America.  With 34 distribution centers and 1,200 employees across North America, our distribution network is larger and more comprehensive than any other in the industry.




    The Tableau Server Administrator main responsibilities will be installing and administering Tableau Server, as well as supporting other applications such as Informatica, OBIEE and Databases.


    We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time!


    • Responds to user requests for assistance.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves system issues.
    • Develops, tests, and implements systems changes, upgrades and patches.
    • Monitors and maintains application services; installs and configures application software on new services and maintains system configurations.
    • Manage end-to-end Platform & Infrastructure requests with minimal direction from Functional Managers; can execute requests with strong attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
    • Partner with the infrastructure team to troubleshoot and resolve network related issues.
    • Implement and maintain a systems business impact assessment to prioritize system recovery in the event of a failure.
    • Participate in development of software standards for servers, operating systems, and end-user workstations.
    • Communicate server/system issues, resolution plans, and recommend preventive action to leadership team.
    • Work with third party vendors and consultants on system upgrades, updates/changes.
    • Direct offshore team to achieve service management SLA's on middleware infrastructure applications, such as Tableau, OBIEE, Informatica, and Databases.
    • Serves as the primary technical point of contact on Tableau server engagements of moderate to high complexity including service tickets requiring expert analysis.
    • Involved with the investigation and resolution of complex data, system, and software issues in the production environment.
    • Maintains and updates existing Tableau servers, tests client applications to determine compatibility with upgrades, and works with clients to resolve any issues.
    • Follow SOPs and administration guidelines for server upgrades, backups, patching, performance tuning, and security and administration of the applications.
    • Participates in capacity planning to ensure Tableau servers are adequately sized and configured to meet current and projected demand.
    • Participates in performance testing to ensure Tableau Server meets client application SLA's. Develops and maintains internal tools.


    • Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent preferred.
    • 8 years of relevant experience preferred.
    • Expert knowledge of relational databases.
    • Expert knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.
    • Expert familiarity with application-specific processes related to data/document management, infrastructure roadmaps, etc.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Capacity planning experience is required.
    • Expert problem solving and analytical skills to troubleshoot problems.
    • Expert ability to identify, prioritize, and solve system-related problems.
    • Working knowledge of ITIL Foundation best practices.

    EOE Statement

    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors.  All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion.  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc..  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

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