Tableau Front End Developer

Job Location US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2020 8:02 AM)
Job ID
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust


In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, an organization’s data has never been a more important aspect in achieving mission and business goals. Our data exploitation experts work with our clients to support their mission and business goals by creating and executing a comprehensive data strategy using the best technology and techniques given the challenge.


At Steampunk, our goal is to build and execute a data strategy for our clients to coordinate data collection and generation, to align the organization and its data assets in support of the mission, and ultimately to realize mission goals with the strongest effectiveness possible.


For our clients, data is a strategic asset. For the our client, they are looking to become a facts-based, data-driven, customer-focused organization.  To help realize this goal, they are leveraging Tableau’s visual analytics platform to analyze, visualize, and share information.  At steampunk you will design and develop on a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. 


We are looking for a more than just a "Tableau Developer", but a technologist with excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for data.

  • Working as part of and closely with the rest of the members of the Tableau development team to create new or update existing Tableau data visualization and reporting dashboards.
  • Create and Update Tableau dashboards using both Extracts and Live connections from both relation db tables/view and stored procedures, web services, and non-relational dbs.
  • Design and optimize dashboards for the best possible load times Embed and integrate dashboards in existing web apps (using JS and other technologies).
  • Customizing Tableau server configuration as needed.
  • Who can work closely with the business analyst.
  • Who can work closely with QA and UAT team and attend QA/UAT defect triage calls.
  • Who can work closely with Performance Testing team to mitigate any performance issues discovered during Performance testing.
  • Who can work closely with Database leads and DBAs to trouble shoot sql performance issues.
  • Who can work closely with our Data Exploitation COE and Tableau COE
  • Who wants to do something different......


  • Ability to hold a position of public trust with the US government.
  • 5+ years industry experience coding commercial software and a passion for solving complex problems. You have solid development skills with object-oriented languages (Java, C++, C#) and preferably web technologies and development tools as well. Experience developing scalable services using open source or contributions toward open source projects are a plus.
  • Working closely with end users to train users
  • Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts
  • You believe in automation and writing tests for your own code as a way of maintaining high quality in your products.
  • You enjoy collaborating, learning from or teaching others so we can all become better developers.
  • You understand customer requirements and prioritize for maximum customer / user experience.

About steampunk


Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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