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Senior Solution Architect, Tableau System Administrator

Req #:  111264
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Data Analyst
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

The Finance Information Systems and Reporting department is a central hub for Advocate operations and health care administration information. We provide a centralized data warehouse, operational reports and analytics, Electronic Content Management (ECM), and customized application development. This department builds long term, sustainable solutions that transforms data into critical information to strategically improve operational outcomes. Team members have the opportunity to own a project from the beginning stages through development and forward. This position is primary responsibility for the Visual Analytic servers and the development, maintenance, and support of Advocate's Daily Productivity Visual Analytics and other Health Care Administration and Business Operations Visual Analytics. The Architect / System Administrator will monitor and maintain the servers, implement system upgrades, and is responsible for the user and content security structure on these servers. This position will also design, develop, implement, and maintain data~warehousing structures, multi~dimensional database structures, and system and site Visual Analytic Dashboards and reports. A key responsibility of this position is to provide Tableau Software and multi~dimensional analytic support to end users and BI Self Service users. This position also supports the system and site liaisons for Crystal Enterprise Reporting. This position delivers Advocate operational and administration information in a way that fosters critical thinking and guides our leadership team to make key decisions that directly impact operations.

Position Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years' experience in IT, BI, or Data Warehouse
  •  2 years' experience with one or more principles in financial, human resource, nursing administration or other healthcare reporting and analysis
  •  5 Years current experience with Crystal Reports development.
  •  5 years current development experience / proficiency writing T/SQL, and creating stored procedures or other database objects
  •  2 years' Current experience with Business Intelligence Solutions, preferably BusinessObjects Enterprise (XIr2 or higher)
  •  3 years' development experience with BI Visual Analytic Software, preferably Tableau Desktop Software
  •  5 Years' experience with system administration in a Windows server environment (pref. with Tableau Server Administration 9 or higher)
  • Nice to have: 1 or more years' current experience OnBase Workflow
  • Nice to have: 1 or more years' Experience with multi~dimensional / OLAP database structures such as SQL Server Analysis Services Strong Data Discovery Skills with ability to find patterns and identify exceptions
  • Ability to exhibit critical soft skills including: Excellent active listening and communication skills, flexible and adaptable attitude, can adjust to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines, ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including other divisions, and ability to discuss technical issues to non~technical audience
  • Strong presentation skills and training experience
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Experience with Visio or like application
  • Experience with Requirements Gathering
  • Experience with self~managed prioritization to meet deadlines none required This position requires the employee to have good visual color and depth perception.
  • Must work some weekends and evenings to support system modifications and upgrades. Must be available to address BI and ancillary support server emergencies when they occur regardless of day/time.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago