Tableau Developer

Job description

Not just a job, but a job with a purpose! Does the idea of making the world a better place appeal to you? Are you excited about how education can change the world for the better, and are you eager to take part in this mission? Then come work with us!


Futurewhiz (the parent company of Squla and WRTS) is the Dutch market leader in online education for children. Squla is building an online platform for educational games, where hundreds of thousands of children, parents and teachers interact. We are looking for a Tableau Developer to join our Data Science team. Are you the one applying your top-level Tableau BI skills to help hundreds of thousands of kids to excel in their educational career? Do you want to push the boundaries of EdTech? Then keep on reading!


Your role


You will use your knowledge of and expertise in business intelligence and data visualization to help the organization derive insights and information from all the data generated on the product platform, sales website, and financial systems. You will be working with departments across the entire organization, from finance and marketing, to product and development.

Your primary responsibility will be to take ownership of the entire Tableau BI environment within the company. This involves identifying different BI needs across the company, building Tableau dashboards to meet those needs, monitoring and updating these dashboards on a regular basis, explaining them to the relevant business owners, and functioning as a gatekeeper of the Tableau BI environment. Over time, and if you wish to develop in this direction as well, a secondary responsibility concerns supporting the business through ad-hoc analyses of e.g. A/B tests and business requests using R.

You will work with data of hundreds of thousands of users, who together answer approximately 1.7 million questions per day on our platform. Typical projects you will work on include visualizing the company's KPI tree, maintaining financial reports, exposing typical play and learning behavior across different age cohorts, and unpacking the drivers of platform performance.


Your tasks:

  • Gatekeeping the Tableau BI environment of the organization
  • Identifying BI needs across the business
  • Creating, explaining and maintaining Tableau dashboards
  • Working together with data engineers to establish the ETLs required to build dashboards
  • Supporting the business through ad-hoc data analyses


You will execute these tasks as part of our Amsterdam based Data Science team, reporting to the Head of Data Science.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?


We are looking for an experienced and pragmatic data analyst or BI specialist, with a passion for education and learning. Furthermore, you are/have:

  • A masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. business intelligence, business analytics, information management, statistics, finance);
  • Approximately two years of experience working with Tableau;
  • A solid understanding of relational databases (e.g. MySQL);
  • Eager to identify the golden nuggets of information in vast amounts of data;
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate the interests of different stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a structured and well-organized manner
  • Excellent communication skills in English.


Apart from that, it would be nice if you have:

  • Experience with other BI tools (e.g. Data Studio, Looker, Power BI, Qlik, Amplitude)
  • Experience working with R;


    What we offer you:

    The Futurewhiz office is located in a beautifully renovated office on Weesperplein in the heart of Amsterdam. We work hard, play hard and we have a lot of fun and foster an informal yet professional atmosphere. Fresh fruit, warm lunch, monthly drinks and company events are an important part of our culture. We love self-development, and that is why you will be given an annual learning budget. Every employee is also provided a Macbook and Squla account for life!


    The Futurewhiz crew is a dynamic team that is enthusiastic about creating a fun, new way of learning in this ever-evolving digital age. We believe that a positive work environment not only encourages great teamwork, but is key to motivating our team to produce high quality products. We provide our team members with the resources they need to make sure they can do their jobs properly and get the results we aim for. Although our team is diverse and everyone brings their own interests and uniqueness to the table, every single person is excited about the great work Futurewhiz is doing.


    Due to the Corona crisis, this position is only open to candidates that currently live in The Netherlands and have a work permit.


    Any form of acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.