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Job Posting: TrackMan – Data Operations Intern

Data Operations Intern

Description:
Join TrackMan Baseball’s Data Operations team as a paid intern for the 2024 baseball season. You will have a vital role in a growing, fast-moving, entrepreneurial company that is breaking new ground in sports. In this position, you will primarily be responsible for reviewing and verifying TrackMan data from a significant number of major and minor league baseball, NCAA, and international stadiums during the 2024 baseball season.

The internship starts in early February and finishes at the conclusion of the major league baseball season. Interns are expected to work 8 hours a day and 5 days a week, and weekend availability is required. An hourly rate of $15.00 will be offered.

About TrackMan Inc.
TrackMan, Inc. is a US-based subsidiary of TrackMan A/S and is based in Stamford, CT, about 30 miles north of New York City. TrackMan A/S has developed a range of products for the golf market and is considered the gold standard in measurement of ball flight and swing path. TrackMan’s golf products are used by top touring professionals, teaching pros, broadcasters and governing bodies.TrackMan, Inc. introduced 3D Doppler radar technology to the baseball industry and the technology is now used by all major league baseball organizations and is a component of MLB’s StatCast system. TrackMan, Inc. is revolutionizing baseball data and has been featured in publications such as the New York TimesSports Illustrated, FanGraphs, and ESPN.

Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of baseball.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work well with others.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of databases, SQL, and R statistical software.
  • Python or other scripting language experience.

This is a great opportunity for anyone eager to break into the baseball community and acquire valuable experience with data available exclusively to professional baseball franchises. Based on your performance and openings within the company, you will also have the opportunity to continue working with TrackMan after the internship concludes. During the internship, you will work with the entire TrackMan staff and gain further knowledge of how the company operates. Full training will be provided.

To Apply:
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to dpo@trackman.com

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Job Posting: Washington Nationals – Software Engineering Intern

Software Engineering Intern

Description:
The Washington Nationals are looking for a software engineering intern to join the Baseball Research & Development team this summer. The Baseball Research & Development group is responsible for deriving insights from our baseball datasets, building proprietary metrics, and building a web application used throughout our baseball organization.

The software engineering intern will join our team of data engineers and web developers and will help build data imports, data pipelines, and add features to an internal web application used by the baseball operations front office, scouts, player development, and coaching staff. You will have the chance to engage in data engineering-focused initiatives, web development tasks, or a blend of both disciplines depending on your preferences and skills.
The internship will be for up to 12 weeks and will be in person in Washington, DC.

The Washington Nationals are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities will be some combination of the following, depending on whether the intern is focused on data engineering or web development.
• Build data imports and data pipelines using Prefect.
• Add functionality to our internal API microservice, implemented in FastAPI.
• Design and build interactive data-driven web pages using VueJS and Ruby on Rails.
• Write documentation.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Has or is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Computer Science or related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions:
• Experience with modern programming languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript, Ruby) and with SQL.
• Some experience working on the command line in a Linux-like environment.
• Some experience using git for version control.
• Experience with dataframe libraries (e.g. Pandas, Polars), web application frameworks (e.g. FastAPI, Flask, Node/Express, Rails), front-end frameworks (e.g. React, VueJS, Angular), or data orchestration frameworks (e.g Prefect, Dagster, Airflow) is preferred.
• Ability to work both collaboratively and independently with close attention to detail.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
• Enthusiastic about working in baseball.
• Authorized to work in the United States.

Physical/Environmental Requirements:
• Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Occasional long hours may be required during the draft or trade deadline.
• Interns can attend all home games but are not required to. Meals are provided to staff during games.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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Job Posting: New York Mets – Associate, Pro Player Personnel

Associate, Pro Player Personnel

Location: Citi Field – Queens, New York
Status: Full-time

Job Description:
The New York Mets are seeking a Player Personnel Associate to help support the department’s existing functions and growth initiatives across a variety of domains. This Associate will be exposed to all facets of the department during both the regular season and offseason.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide departmental support for key transactional decisions and dates, including but not limited to the trade deadline, waiver claims, free agent signings, and the Rule 5 draft
  • Monitor affiliated professional player universe to assist in formulation and maintenance of target lists
  • Help oversee the accuracy of the data sources and databases used within the Player Personnel department; assist with any data mapping necessary to ensure quality control
  • Complete ad hoc research studies and look-back analyses
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of decision-making tools, outputs, and presentations
  • Serve as point of contact for certain administrative and logistical departmental needs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (will consider Spring 2024 graduation if able to start remotely)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and a knowledge of the industry landscape
  • Basic to intermediate proficiency in SQL and other programs used for data analysis and visualization (advanced proficiency is a plus)
  • Strong attention to detail and a growth mindset
  • Ability to work long hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

Salary: $18.15 an hour

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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Job Posting: Inside Edge – Pitcher Timings Intern 2024

Inside Edge – Pitcher Timings Intern 2024

About Inside Edge:
Inside Edge Scouting Services specializes in data capture and analytics down to the finest details of every Major League game. Major League clubs, media, and other clients subscribe to our real-time pitch-by-pitch data, custom-tailored reports, and advanced analytic tools to gain an edge on their competition. We provide a fun, fast-paced work environment and an opportunity to get started on a career in baseball and differentiate yourself from other job seekers. Past interns have gone on to positions with both Major League clubs and media organizations.

Position Title & Description:
Pitcher Timings Intern: Part-time candidates filling this position will gain valuable experience with technologies and processes, increasing their qualifications to work in baseball and the broader sports industry. You will be expected to watch and break-down multiple aspects of a pitchers’ delivery using Inside Edge technology to provide valuable data to Major League clubs. This is a part-time position where a large team of interns will be tasked to work roughly 2 hour shifts (varies game by game) about 5 days per week. This is an ideal position for college students or candidates looking to dip their toe into the sports world.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Participate in a training program before the 2024 season begins
  • Use Inside Edge software to enter and crosscheck timings data
  • Review video replay ensuring integrity of charted data

Location:
Remote work available in the following states: MN, MO, NC, NV, TX, VA, WI, OH

Wages and term of employment:
March 20th (tentatively) through the end of the 2024 MLB season
Starting pay: minimum wage (rate varies depending on the state in which you reside)

Qualifications:
No experience required. Strong baseball knowledge is preferred.

To Apply:

  • Send an email with your interest to bobbygiller@gmail.com.  Feel free to include supplemental information.
  • We’ll contact you to set up an interview.

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Job Posting: Miami Marlins – Baseball Analytics Intern

Baseball Analytics Intern

Position Summary:
The intern will assist Baseball Operations decision-making through the analysis and facilitation of baseball information. The specific day-to-day responsibilities of this position will vary depending on the baseball calendar, but will revolve around analyzing and troubleshooting baseball data. A competitive candidate will be an excellent communicator and possess an established foundation of analytical skills. The position will report to the Director of Analytics.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate information and effectively communicate analytical products across departments. 
  • Expand upon Marlins analytical strategy by creating new applications and reports. 
  • Improve and refine existing processes for the Baseball Operations Department.  
  • Perform ad-hoc research projects as requested. 
  • Present analysis and research results in a complete, concise, and engaging manner. 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and ability to self-direct. 
  • Demonstrated baseball research, experience visualizing data, and/or strong technical acumen. 
  • Ability to communicate baseball analytics concepts to individuals with diverse baseball backgrounds, including coaches, scouts, and executives. 
  • Understanding of and passion for the game of baseball. 
  • High level of familiarity with the current state of baseball research. 
  • Ability to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays throughout February – October 2024 

Suggested Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a field that emphasizes technical and analytical problem solving skills, such as mathematics, computer science, engineering. 
  • Understanding of advanced forecasting techniques is strongly preferred. 
  • Meaningful work experience with Tableau, SQL Server, R, and/or Python is strongly preferred. 
  • Ability and desire to learn other programming languages as needed. 
  • Baseball/softball playing experience is a plus. 

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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Job Posting: Boston Red Sox – Multiple Openings

Direct Links (Please see full job postings below):

Sport Science Assistant – Seasonal
Sport Science Assistant – Dominican Republic
Associate Pro Scout


Sport Science Assistant – Seasonal

Location: Fort Myers, FL, United States

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Sport Science Team at the Boston Red Sox endeavors to advance understanding and enhance performance through the implementation of evidence-based practice and innovation. This is achieved through an interdisciplinary approach, with a particular emphasis on key pillars of collaboration, research, education, and application.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Seasonal Sport Science Assistant serves as a member of the Performance Department within Red Sox Player Development. This position is designed to advance the understanding and identification of key performance factors and the development of systems that enhance athlete health and performance. Based in Fort Myers, this position supports the day-to-day operations of the Sport Science/Performance Team. The Seasonal Sport Science Assistant will work to support all the disciplines that make up the Performance Team (Data Scientists, S&C, PT, AT, Mental Performance, and Nutrition) to provide reliable support and drive an evidence-based approach to optimize performance.

As the Red Sox continue to build a team capable of being the standard in player and staff development, we are looking for candidates who are organized with uncompromising attention to detail, inquisitive, intellectually curious, data-driven, and open minded. Due to the nature of the role, the candidate must also possess strong interpersonal, communication, and teamwork/leadership skills.

This position runs from January 2024 through the end of September 2024 and is based in Fort Myers, FL.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Athletes Testing & Tracking
  • Assist in the execution of physical testing protocols while seeking more efficient, valid, and reliable methodologies.
  • When necessary, travel to amateur scouting workouts to assist in physical testing of prospective draftees.
  • Data Management & Analytics
  • Assist in organization-wide data aggregation, manipulation, and report generation.
  • Biomechanics Testing & Reporting
  • Assist the Biomechanics Department with data capture and data aggregation in our FTM-based biomechanics lab.
  • Delivery & Application of Performance Insights
  • Assist in FTM-based daily workload tracking (GPS, Isometric Testing, etc.) and related data management.
  • Research & Technology Implementation
  • Assist in research projects and with the implementation of new Sport Science technologies.
  • Sport Science Systems Administration
  • Assist in managing administration of all Sport Science systems including Smartabase, Bridge, Vald Forcedecks, etc.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Coordinator, Sport Science.

CHARACTERISTICS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in Sport Science, Exercise Science, Biomechanics, or related field is required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Smartabase is preferred.
  • Other programming and database skills are a plus.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.
  • Requires infrequent travel to amateur scouting workouts hosted across the US.

At the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management, we go beyond embracing diversity. We’re committed to living by our values, strengthening our community, and creating a workplace where people genuinely feel like they belong.

Too often, job seekers don’t apply to positions because they don’t meet every qualification. If you love this role and are great at what you do, we encourage you to apply. Your unique skills and experiences might just be what we’ve been looking for.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, disability, military/veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or protected genetic information.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.


Sport Science Assistant – Dominican Republic

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Sport Science Team at the Boston Red Sox endeavors to advance understanding and enhance performance through the implementation of evidence-based practice and innovation. This is achieved through an interdisciplinary approach, with a particular emphasis on key pillars of collaboration, research, education, and application.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Dominican Republic Sport Science Assistant serves as a member of the Sport Performance Team within Red Sox Player Development. This position is designed to advance the understanding and identification of key performance factors and the development of systems that enhance athlete health and performance. Based in our Academy near Santo Domingo, DR, this position serves as ‘on the ground’ support to the Academy athletes and coaches, as well as the Dominican-based International Scouting Department. Responsibilities and time will be split evenly between International PD and Scouting.

As the Red Sox continue to build a team capable of being the standard in player and staff development, we are looking for candidates who are organized with uncompromising attention to detail, inquisitive, intellectually curious, data-driven, and open minded. Due to the nature of the role, the candidate must also possess strong interpersonal, communication, and teamwork/leadership skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Athlete Management System Administration
  • Assume a leading role in the administration of the Boston Red Sox Athlete Management System (AMS) and the integration of performance technology, including data collection and data entry, data cleaning and processing, and generating reports for various groups (e.g., players, sport performance team members, front office staff, scouting).
  • Athlete Testing & Tracking
  • Coordinate and lead physical testing protocols while seeking more efficient, valid, and reliable methodologies.
  • Collaborate with International Scouting to lead physical testing and data collection initiatives at amateur workouts.
  • Data Management & Analytics
  • Assist in organization-wide data aggregation, manipulation, and report generation.
  • Delivery & Application of Performance Insights
  • Build relationships with and support other departments within Sport Performance, International Scouting, Field Staff, and players to understand needs and deliver insights.
  • Education, Research, & Technology Implementation
  • Develop documentation and educational materials to communicate Sport Science findings and best practices.
  • Work with Sports Science Assistant Coordinator to seek out research opportunities that could positively affect the Red Sox and athlete performance. 
  • Stay abreast of the latest research and innovations in the areas of sport science and sport performance.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Coordinator, Sport Science.

CHARACTERISTICS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in sports science, exercise science, data science/analytics or a related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.  
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary performance team in an elite/ professional sport environment is preferred.
  • Experience working with Athlete Management Systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Spanish speaking is a requirement.
  • Requires travel to amateur scouting workouts hosted across the Dominican Republic as well as limited travel to Fort Myers, FL.

At the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management, we go beyond embracing diversity. We’re committed to living by our values, strengthening our community, and creating a workplace where people genuinely feel like they belong.

Too often, job seekers don’t apply to positions because they don’t meet every qualification. If you love this role and are great at what you do, we encourage you to apply. Your unique skills and experiences might just be what we’ve been looking for.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, disability, military/veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or protected genetic information.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.


Associate Pro Scout

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Pro Scouting Department is responsible for evaluation, information and intelligence gathering, and decision-making input for players across all professional leagues, including: Major & Minor Leagues, Independent Leagues, and Professional Winter Leagues. The cornerstone of the department is the scouting and evaluation of players through both in-person and remote coverage. We collaborate consistently with the Baseball Analytics, Player Development, International Pro, and Personnel/Strategy groups to leverage organizational knowledge and help drive decisions on player acquisitions.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Associate Pro Scout position centers around at least one season of development and education in all aspects of professional scouting with the Boston Red Sox. The position will focus on three primary areas: player evaluation, integration & analysis of data/proprietary information through research projects/tasks, and video & data collection. The Associate Pro Scout will receive extensive training in Boston Red Sox scouting standards by attending regular education/feedback sessions, working closely with experienced staff, and getting exposure to all levels of professional baseball. They will collaborate with the Front Office to complete targeted research and maintain ongoing projects with a focus on player evaluation and acquisition. Additionally, they will assist in the capture of video and other data on a regular basis. Travel is required for this position with possible relocation to Arizona or Florida.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop player evaluation and report writing skills, following club procedures and guidelines.
  • Attend and participate in regular feedback sessions with scouting leadership.
  • Complete research and ongoing projects as assigned.
  • Collect targeted video and other data as required.
  • Travel to venues both domestic & international.

CHARACTERISTICS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency with modern database or statistical tools, such as SQL, R, or Python is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with various video applications like TruMedia, BATS, Synergy, etc. is preferred.
  • Experience in a baseball operation or experience conducting past baseball research is preferred.
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and possibly holiday hours (within confines of hours/week guidelines).
  • Ability to travel.
  • Strong communication & time management skills.
  • Preferred: willingness to relocate to Arizona or Florida.

At the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management, we go beyond embracing diversity. We’re committed to living by our values, strengthening our community, and creating a workplace where people genuinely feel like they belong.

Too often, job seekers don’t apply to positions because they don’t meet every qualification. If you love this role and are great at what you do, we encourage you to apply. Your unique skills and experiences might just be what we’ve been looking for.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap, disability, military/veteran status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or protected genetic information.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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Job Posting: Milwaukee Brewers – Intern, Baseball Systems

Intern – Baseball Systems

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Position Summary:
As part of the Baseball Systems department, this role will work closely with the Data Engineering and Software Engineering groups within Baseball Systems to enhance existing tools and processes and build new ones.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate user identified data quality concerns relating to areas such as game statistics, scouting reports, and transactions. Diagnose and fix the issue(s).
  • Load new datasets from vendors into internal databases and make the data available to users.
  • Design tools to surface data in web applications and clearly communicate the tool’s functionality.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, C#.
  • Experience with SQL, including writing and maintaining queries.
  • Experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with advanced statistical baseball concepts, including advanced statistics and player evaluation metrics.

Our Team:

  • Baseball Systems is the software backbone of Baseball Operations. We provide data and decision-making tools for analysts, coaches, and front office personnel to help win a World Series.
  • Our department consists of a team of data engineers and a team of software engineers who work across all different aspects of Baseball Operations providing support and tools relevant to each group.
  • We work directly with stakeholders in every department of Baseball Operations to ensure every project we work on drives value to the organization and helps us win more games on the field.
  • We help drive technical innovation to find new ways to solve baseball problems.

Our Pitch
You come here to make a difference. We are a purpose-led organization, focused on building an inclusive and engaging culture that fosters excellence, collaboration, and ingenuity. We strive to be a model employer and cultivator of talent, empowering our teams to drive innovation through the inclusion of diverse thoughts, ideas, and perspectives. We operate at the highest standard of excellence, investing in the development of our staff across all levels and embracing differences through a culture of respect and understanding.

We are proud to offer a highly competitive perks and benefits package including:

  • League wide insurance plan
  • Collaborative recognition program and incentives
  • Online educational platform for personal and professional development
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Year-round diversity, equity and inclusion training and development
  • Brewers Home Game tickets, promotional giveaways and other discounts!

For more information about our Crew, other benefits and insight into our Club culture please visit our Careers Page.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link

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Job Posting: Arizona Diamondbacks – Multiple Openings

To Apply:
Interested individuals should send a resume and any supporting materials to bbopsjob@dbacks.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

Player Personnel Analyst

Reports to: Assistant Director, Player Personnel
Status: Regular Full Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Position Summary:
The Arizona Diamondbacks are seeking an Analyst to fill a full-time role in their Player Personnel department. This position will work with Director and Executive levels of the front office and be responsible for the objective valuation of Major League and Minor League players. A model candidate will leverage analytical skills, a strong sense of creativity, and their knowledge and passion for baseball to provide innovative ideas related to the player personnel decision making process.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Objective evaluation of players covering all 30 Major League organizations, the NPB, KBO, and Independent Leagues.
  • Create and maintain a systematic process for evaluating a large sample of players in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Utilize statistical models, tools, and data to objectively evaluate professional players, and effectively communicate findings to a nontechnical audience.
  • Generate ideas for player acquisitions, roster construction, and contract decisions.
  • Continuously explore interesting research projects to identify new trends in the game and valuations methods.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of player valuation and future projection.
  • Ability to write objectively driven player valuation reports.
  • Experience with roster decisions, evaluation of professional players, and the free agent market.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and opinions to members of Baseball Operations.
  • Proficiency in SQL, R, and Python is preferred, but not required.

Intern, Baseball Operations/Player Personnel

Reports to: Assistant Director, Baseball Operations & Assistant Director, Player Personnel
Length: Full-season internship, preferably starting in Jan 2024.
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Position Summary:
The Arizona Diamondbacks are seeking a full-season intern to work within the Baseball Operations group. The day-to-day responsibilities of this role will vary depending on the baseball calendar, allowing them to gain experience in multiple areas of the department. A model candidate will be able to leverage their analytical skills, a strong sense of creativity and their knowledge and passion for the game of baseball to provide innovative ideas throughout the Baseball Operations decision making process. There will also be an emphasis on player evaluation and an understanding of the pro-personnel landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce statistical analysis and daily reports for the entire baseball related staff.
  • Have a deep understanding of the pro player pool and the ability to write objective evaluation reports.
  • Continuously explore interesting research questions to identify new trends in the game that will lead to competitive advantages.
  • Recommend advancements to the current Baseball Operations procedures and infrastructure to improve efficiency.
  • Assist with the capture and processing of on-field technology at both Chase Field and Salt River Fields.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A degree from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent experience. Analytical fields such as statistics, predictive analytics, data science, engineering, applied math, physics, computer science, computer vision, etc. are preferred, but not required.
  • A demonstrated quantitative background, either by degree or work sample, is strongly preferred (SQL, R, Python, Tableau, or other programming language).
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) is required.
  • A self-starter with strong communication skills.
  • High level understanding and passion for the game of baseball.
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail while balancing multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

Intern, Baseball Research & Development

Reports to: Director, Baseball Research & Development
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Position Summary:
Responsible for supporting all areas of baseball operations through baseball related data analysis, including statistical modeling, research, visualizations, and other projects. The day-to-day responsibilities of this role will vary depending on baseball calendar, allowing them to gain experience in multiple areas of Baseball Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Statistical modeling, machine learning, and quantitative analysis of a variety of data sources, for the purpose of player evaluation, strategic decision-making, decision analysis, etc.
  • Present analysis and insights to greater baseball operations group in clear concise manner through written and visual means.
  • Maintain and develop understanding of current state of analytics and technology in baseball as well as using expertise to recommend new and emerging methods.
  • Use fresh perspective to recommend improvements to current Diamondbacks analytical processes.
  • Perform ad-hoc research projects as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field such as statistics, predictive analytics, data science, engineering, applied math, physics, computer science, computer vision, etc.
  • Proficiency with database technologies including SQL.
  • Demonstrated experience with programming languages (e.g., R or Python).
  • Strong ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences using data visualization.
  • High level understanding and passion for the game of baseball.
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail while balancing multiple responsibilities in fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
  • Other programming and database skills are a plus.

To Apply:
Interested individuals should send a resume and any supporting materials to bbopsjob@dbacks.com. Please indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Job Posting: Oakland Athletics – Multiple Openings

Direct Links (Please see full job postings below):

Scouting Intern
Minor League Video Assistant


Minor League Video Assistant

Department: Baseball Operations
Reporting to: Manager, Minor League Technology & Development
Job Classification: Seasonal
Full-time Location (City, State): Multiple Locations

About the A’s:
The Oakland A’s are a baseball team founded in 1901. They have a rich history, having won nine World Series championships and 15 American League pennants. The A’s are known for pioneering the “Moneyball” approach to team-building, which focuses on using statistical analysis to identify undervalued players.

In addition to their success on the field, the Oakland A’s also have a positive and dynamic work culture. They have been recognized twice as the Front Office Sports, Best Employers in Sports.

The A’s are defined by their core pillars of being Dynamic, Innovative, and Inclusive. Working for the A’s offers the opportunity to be part of an innovative organization that values its employees and strives to create a positive work environment.

Description:
The Oakland Athletics are seeking a seasonal Minor League Video Assistant for the 2024 season at each of the minor league affiliates.The ideal candidate will be available to work home and road games traveling with a minor league affiliate team while handling video charting and other technical matters,

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive several hours prior to each game to set up cameras and input rosters and lineups.
  • Be available before games to film bullpens, batting practice, early work, and help players and staff with any video/technology related requests.
  • Chart each home game using Trackman software.
  • Review pitch/game data for any errors at conclusion of game and upload data to TrackMan system.
  • Review questionable pitches with the video to make sure the data going into our system is as accurate as possible.
  • Communicate with support and the Oakland Athletics front office about technical issues that may come up.
  • Import video from cameras into editing software (BATS) to sync and cut up the game’s video.
  • Upload video to the A’s proprietary scouting software.
  • Work with and assist the coaching staff and players with video and technology requests.
  • Manage various technologies to assist with Player Development.

Requirements:

  • Must be organized and have strong attention to detail.
  • Have a basic familiarity of Microsoft Office and Various Web Browsers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve IT or other technical issues.
  • Prior experience with Trackman or other computerized scoring software is preferred, but not required. 
  • Flexibility to work extensive hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, as required by the minor league baseball season.
  • Ability to attend Spring Training in Mesa, AZ facilities.
  • Ability to work at one of the Oakland Athletics’ minor league affiliates for the minor league season at one of the following affiliates (Las Vegas, NV; Midland,TX; Lansing, MI; Stockton, CA; Mesa, AZ).
  • Travel as necessary based on the affiliate team’s schedule.

For California based positions only: In adherence to California’s Pay Transparency Act (SB 1162) and in compliance with California minimum wage, the starting compensation for this role is $16.00 / hour.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.


Scouting Intern

Job Title: Scouting Intern
Department: Domestic Scouting
Reporting to: Assistant Director, Scouting & Baseball Operations
Job Classification: Non-exempt
Location: Oakland, CA

About the A’s:
The Oakland A’s are a baseball team founded in 1901. They have a rich history, having won nine World Series championships and 15 American League pennants. The A’s are known for pioneering the “Moneyball” approach to team-building, which focuses on using statistical analysis to identify undervalued players.

In addition to their success on the field, the Oakland A’s also have a positive and dynamic work culture. They have been recognized twice as the Front Office Sports, Best Employers in Sports.

The A’s are defined by their core pillars of being Dynamic, Innovative, and Inclusive. Working for the A’s offers the opportunity to be part of an innovative organization that values its employees and strives to create a positive work environment.

Description:
The Oakland A’s are hiring a full-season Scouting Intern to assist the Amateur, Professional and International Scouting Departments. This position will assist with all aspects of scouting, ranging from collecting, aggregating, and presenting amateur prospect data, serving as a conduit between scouts, supervisors, and special assistants and the front office, and helping coordinate the meetings for the First-Year Player Draft. The ideal candidate will seamlessly integrate into the scouting workflow while demonstrating strong office skills and both qualitative and quantitative reasoning. This position will be based out of Oakland, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Update internal and external systems with prospect profiles, video, and requisite information in preparation for First-Year Player Draft and International Signing Period
  • Assist with expenses and travel for amateur scouting department and various front office personnel
  • Serve as lead in preparation and facilitation of the draft room
  • Aid in coordination of A’s sponsored workouts
  • Aid in the training of new scout hires on use of internal software, external platforms, expense
  • reimbursement policies and expectations and timeline for collection and submission of
  • information
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree from accredited college or university
  • Excellent verbal communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Some travel required

In adherence to California’s Pay Transparency Act (SB 1162), the base hourly rate for this role is $16.00, consistent with California’s minimum wage requirement.

To Apply:
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Job Posting: New York Mets – Multiple Openings

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Analyst, Minor League Analytics
Associate, Minor League Analyst


Analyst, Minor League Analytics

Location: Citi Field – Queens, New York

Summary:
The New York Mets PD Analyst is responsible for performing research and building tools in support of the Mets Player Development Department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough research analysis on Mets players to help Player Development build and maintain individual Player Plans

  • Execute research in domains (pitching, hitting, and defense) pertaining to Player Development

  • Partner with leadership in one specific domain to own Player Development research in that vertical

  • Develop systems that allow staff to efficiently come to good conclusions consistent with organizational philosophy

  • Drive growth of Mets coaches and players through continued education and presentations

  • Work with the other analysts to help improve each other’s coding and quantitative abilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or equivalent experience

  • Experience with baseball technology, including but not limited to Blast Motion, Hawk-Eye, KinaTrax, Force Plates

  • Significant experience in R, Python, or similar, as well as proficiency in SQL

  • Statistical modeling experience is a strong plus

  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus

  • Must be able to travel domestically

  • Must be able to work unconventional hours

The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

Salary Range: $70,000 – $85,000

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.


Associate, Minor League Analyst

Location: Citi Field – Queens, New York

Job Description:
The New York Mets Associate Analyst is responsible for helping to drive development plans for one or multiple minor league affiliates.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough research analysis on Mets players to help Player Development build and maintain individual Player Plans
  • Execute research on topics pertaining to Player Development
  • Develop systems that allow staff to efficiently come to good conclusions consistent with organizational philosophy
  • Drive growth of Mets coaches through continued education
  • Provide feedback to the rest of Baseball Analytics and Baseball Systems on reports, models, and tools that relate to Player Development
  • Work with the other analysts to help improve each other’s coding abilities and quantitative abilities
  • Interpret and integrate data and model-based results from internal reports and websites to help coaches use the information to work with their players
  • Ad hoc requests from Baseball Analytics and Player Development in line with these job responsibilities
  • As time permits, analysts will be assigned additional coding and/or statistical modeling projects relating to Player Development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with baseball technology, including but not limited to Blast Motion, Hawk-Eye, KinaTrax, Force Plates
  • Significant experience in R, Python, or similar, as well as proficiency in SQL
  • Statistical modeling experience is a strong plus
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus
  • Must be able to travel domestically
  • Must be able to work unconventional hours

The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

Salary: 18.15$ Hourly

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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