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Job Posting: Texas Rangers Baseball Analytics Apprentice

Position: Baseball Analytics Apprentice

Location: Arlington, TX

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

  • Query and report on data
  • Build and maintain analytical tools, metrics, & models
  • Create compelling data visualizations and stories
  • Research game changing ideas and concepts
  • Present information to team leaders and organizational stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, engineering, computer science, data science, or related field
  • Strong knowledge of baseball analytics and associated data & technologies
  • Proficiency in SQL, R, Python, Tableau and/or other analytical tools
  • Familiarity with concepts such as predictive modelling, cloud computing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and Bayesian analysis
  • Strong written & verbal communication as well as visualization skills
  • A creative mindset, open-mindedness, and desire to work in a learning culture

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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Job Posting: Sports Info Solutions Baseball Research Analyst

Position: Baseball Research Analyst

Department: Baseball

Reports to: VP, Baseball

About Sports Info Solutions

Pioneers in the Sports Data Industry

SIS was founded on the belief that decision making in sports could be improved and that we could help teams win more games through the use of better data, analytics, and technology.

That belief has been validated repeatedly since our founding in 2002 as we continue to revolutionize the way the game is played on and off the field.

Company overview

Our mission is to enrich and optimize the decision-making process for sports teams, sportsbooks, and sports fans.

We are proud to have been leaders in collecting, analyzing and distributing the deepest data sets and insights to professional sports teams across the MLB, NBA and NFL.

We are now doubling down on what’s made us successful by further advancing our data, technology, insights and partners as we drive forward the next innovations in Sports Data and Analytics.

Position overview

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is looking for candidates to fill a full-time position in our Baseball Department. The Baseball Research Analyst will work remotely and contribute as a member of our R&D team, supporting various research initiatives.

  • This role is considered remote.

Job responsibilities

Includes (but is not limited to):

  • Perform modeling and research using SIS’s internal baseball database as well as other notable data sets (Statcast, etc)
    Write articles and research pieces to be featured in SIS Research and Analysis, The Bill James Handbook, and Stat of the Week, among other sports outlets
  • Design and develop dashboards and various analytical tools to directly support front office and field personnel
  • Prepare cutting-edge research for presentation in a professional setting, including sales presentations and conferences
  • Collaborate with colleagues to help illuminate the value of SIS’s analytical products to prospective clients
  • Other duties as assigned. The position requires a variety of skills including (but not limited to) an analytical mind, computer expertise, writing ability, and a passion for baseball

Why work with SIS?

We believe in making sports better through data, analysis and insights. For that reason, we have an incredible team of technologists, scouts, analysts, and operators helping our partners win more games.

It is our ultimate vision to create an unparalleled platform of sporting data and insights, through best-in-class technology, products and partnerships.

We believe in a flexible, energetic, enjoyable working environment where we band together as teammates to do great things. We are committed to creating a diverse environment, working in a collaborative, team-centric environment.

Qualifications

If these sound like things that you have, you are well on your way to making an impact at SIS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years applicable experience
  • Familiarity with contemporary baseball/sports analytics, including first-hand research experience
  • Analytical/Mathematical ability
  • Substantive experience with MySQL, SQL Server, or similar databases
  • Familiarity with R, Python, or another scripting language

Nice to have, but not required qualifications

These skills will set you apart:

  • Experience implementing Machine Learning algorithms
  • Proficiency working in Microsoft Office programs (or equivalents), especially Excel
  • An ability to write and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences
  • An ability to work both collaboratively and independently

EEO commitment

SIS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, military status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, SIS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Abilities required

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job.

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, including intensive computer usage.

Additional info

Sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Sports Info Solutions uses E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by Sports Info Solutions.


Job Posting: New York Mets Senior Software Engineer, Technical Product Manager

Position: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Citi Field – Queens, New York

Job Description:
The New York Mets are seeking a Senior Software Engineer in their Baseball Systems department. This individual will help architect and guide the Systems group in the building of mobile and web applications to enrich the Mets data ecosystem and inform decision-making within Baseball Operations. This position requires a strong background in mobile and web development. The ideal candidate would use lessons from personal experience to build scalable baseball solutions, mentor team members in software best practices, and architect new capabilities within Baseball Operations at the Mets. We are looking for strong engineering generalists who are excited to work on greenfield software projects and design scalable systems. This is a senior IC role that will be expected to mentor, write code part-time, and weigh-in heavily on technical designs and implementation details of solutions.

Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and scale a broad collection of internal applications that enhance player development, scouting, and executive decision making
  • Lead weekly software sprint meetings and retrospectives
  • Partner with leadership and our design lead in building out the ongoing product roadmap
  • Manage the technical on-call rotation and code review practices
  • Communicate broadly with the greater Technology group at the Mets around status, technical needs, and blockers
  • Develop exciting user-facing applications by designing, building, and deploying reliable, readable code for platforms within Baseball Operations
  • Collaborate with a variety of engineers and internal stakeholders to validate designs and facilitate clean rollouts and deployments of new products
  • Lend expertise to technical decision-making around the choices of technologies, platforms, and third-party partners
  • Architect and oversee the rollout of backend APIs to facilitate scalable flow of baseball data
  • Integrate with a variety of third-party APIs to enrich the New York Mets data ecosystem
  • Work with data engineers to facilitate the easy collection and access of valuable baseball data
  • Own green field projects with a high degree of technical control that extend the capabilities of the New York Met Baseball Operations organization

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Management experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Javascript, including experience working with Node.js and React
  • Experience building scalable system within cloud platforms, e.g. GCP, AWS
  • Experience reviewing code and developing test suites for scalable technological systems
  • Experience working with MySQL and other relational databases
  • Experience with different API frameworks, including REST and GraphQL
  • Familiarity with modern agile practices and development tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively with designers, analysts, and other engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in baseball or biomechanics analysis is a plus
  • Prior experience in mobile development (Objective-C, Java) is a plus

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.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.


Position: Technical Product Manager

Location: Citi Field – Queens, New York

Job Description:
The New York Mets are seeking a Technical Product Manager for Baseball Systems. This person will work with leadership to help prioritize, spec, and roll out technical work on software projects for Baseball Operations at the New York Mets. This position requires a technically-minded product expert to help guide the work the Mets do internally to generate sustainable on-field success. The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, communicate clearly and efficiently, and have a strong grasp of modern design and development practices. Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interface with cross-functional stakeholders to gather requirements, and work with baseball systems team to define, evaluate, and prioritize program scope and implementation plans.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, release, and post-release phases.
  • Communicate roadmaps/plans to stakeholders, providing transparency into delivery schedule
  • Identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the impact of Baseball Systems and our products.
  • Drive internal process improvements that translate to measurable on-field success
  • Contribute to overall Baseball Systems strategy by generating product plans and crafting parts of the product roadmap
  • Evangelize products internally and help collect feedback post-launch

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in technical product management, development, and planning
  • Comfort with leading technical discussions from ambiguity to clearly defined action items.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others, and to take control of large-scale projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and familiar with modern project-planning tools
  • Prior experience in software development, namely GCP, React, Node experience is a plus
  • Prior experience in baseball is a plus
  • Any level of fluency in Spanish would be a plus

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.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by the New York Mets.


Job Posting: MLB On-Field Strategy Manager, Economics Coordinator, Operations Fellow

Position: Manager, On-Field Strategy

Location: New York, NY

Major League Baseball is looking to hire a Manager, On-Field Strategy in the Baseball Operations Department. The position is full-time and is based in New York City.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical and administrative support to the On-Field and Competition Committees
  • Analyze trends in gameplay and strategy
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of experimental playing rules and the impact of new technologies and other on-field initiatives
  • Collaborate with departments across the Commissioner’s Office to provide support for day-to-day operations and relevant projects
  • Other projects as assigned by the On-Field Strategy department

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in baseball and baseball-related analysis
  • Detail oriented with very strong quantitative background, including experience working with large data sets and leading complex analysis
  • Experience with SQL–or other relational database platforms–and statistical modeling software (R, STATA, Python, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to manage relationships in a fast-paced business environment

Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance, including significant quantitative coursework
  • Several years of work experience in data science, finance, or other quantitative field

To Apply:
Please visit this site and complete the LinkedIn application.


Position: Coordinator, Baseball Economics

Location: New York, NY

Major League Baseball is looking to hire a Coordinator, Baseball Economics in the Baseball Operations Department. The position is full-time and is based in New York City.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete valuation analysis of player contracts and other analysis related to baseball labor markets
  • Assist with the administration of Major League player payroll accounting for Competitive Balance Tax (CBT) and Labor Relations Department (LRD) purposes
  • Provide analytical and administrative support to Clubs in negotiations and hearings with salary arbitration-eligible players
  • Collaborate with internal Baseball Operations department staff, as well as other departments throughout the Commissioner’s Office, to provide support for day-to-day operations and relevant projects
  • Serve as liaison to Commissioner’s Office baseball operations IT systems, ensuring data accuracy across baseball applications, and assisting with departmental IT strategy
  • Other projects as assigned by the Baseball Economics department

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in baseball and baseball-related analysis
  • Detail oriented with very strong quantitative background, including experience working with large data sets and leading complex analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with SQL–or other relational database platforms–and statistical modeling software (R, STATA, Python, etc.)
  • Very strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to manage relationships in a fast-paced business environment

Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance, including significant quantitative coursework

To Apply:
Please visit this site and complete the LinkedIn application.


Position: Fellow, Baseball Operations

Location: New York, NY

Major League Baseball is looking to hire a Fellow in the Baseball Operations Department from any discipline or background as long as the individual has the curiosity, open-mindedness, and perseverance to take on new challenges. This position is open to people of color, female candidates and those who identify as non-binary. The position is full-time and is based in New York City. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for Minor League player transaction and contract administration and serve as a point-of-contact for Club player development staffs on these topics
  • Assist in coordinating MLB’s affiliated minor league system and Partner Leagues, including related on- and off-field initiatives
  • Provide support with central office administrative duties for Major League player transactions, waivers and roster management, including assisting Club baseball operations staff with the interpretation of Major League Rules, Major League Regulations and the Basic Agreement
  • Review and approve Major and Minor League transactions leading up to game-time throughout the season and disseminate waiver bulletins during the season
  • Stay abreast of player development and Minor League operations trends occurring throughout the league with a focus on enhancing and improving the broader player development system
  • Work with MLB baseball IT systems group and outside software consultants to ensure and enhance data accuracy and system functionality across relevant baseball applications
  • Other projects as assigned by the Baseball Operations department

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in baseball and baseball-related analysis
  • Familiarity with transactions, Major League Rules, the Basic Agreement and Major League Club operations regarding the minor leagues is a plus
  • Strong administrative, organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to manage relationships in a fast-paced business environment
  • Must possess highly proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Power Point)

Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance

To Apply:
Please visit this site to complete the application – www.mlb.com/fellowship

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by Major League Baseball.


Job Posting: The Boras Corporation Baseball Data & Market Analysts

Position: Baseball Data & Market Analyst

Description:
The Boras Corporation has two immediate full-time openings in Newport Beach, CA for creative, well-organized team players with a genuine interest in a career in baseball. One of the positions requires written and verbal fluency in Spanish. At The Boras Corp you will be working for a small business that is prominent in the baseball industry in an office-based setting with others responsible for the handling of a variety of baseball research, statistical and analytical needs. The ideal candidate will have personal experience in a team-sports environment combined with ability to present complex information in a visual presentation.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or sufficient relevant experience)
  • Fluent in Spanish (written and verbal) for one of the two open positions
  • Prior baseball or team sports experience
  • Proficient in Keynote presentations, Microsoft Excel, and SQL.
  • Adobe Suite, R programming are a plus.
  • Outstanding communication, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Able to operate under short deadlines in a fast-paced environment

To Apply:
Please send an email with the subject “Open BC Analyst Position” to borascorpcandidate@gmail.com by June 27, 2022.

The body of the email should contain the following:

  • Your resume.
  • Include any details about your athletic experience
  • Include any details about your ability to communicate in Spanish.
  • Your full contact information.
  • Personal and professional references
  • Your minimum annual salary requirement (needs to be a specific dollar figure).

Emails that do not contain all this information will not be considered.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by The Boras Corporation.


Job Posting: MLB Senior Software Engineer

Position: Senior Software Engineer at Major League Baseball

Location: San Francisco, CA

Major League Baseball is looking for experienced Software Engineers that are passionate about building new technologies for the baseball industry. Launched in 2001 as the tech arm of Major League Baseball, MLBAM is now a leading authority in real-time sports data processing, distribution and analysis.

The Baseball Data team is the central data hub for MLB. Using cutting edge technology, our data is consumed by fans, broadcasters, stadiums, and MLB teams. Our team’s primary product line is MLB.com Gameday, Statcast and Pitchcast.

The Opportunity:
As a Senior Software Engineer, your primary responsibilities will be to write clean, concise, modular code in an agile environment, mentor developers and provide code reviews.

You’ll also:

  • Lead and take ownership of critical projects and your own initiatives.
  • Work on a great technology stack including HTML5, Javascript, React, SQL, Java 11+, Spring, Scala and more.
  • Introduce the technologies you feel passionate about.
  • Collaborate with a team of extraordinary engineers and technologists.
  • Influence the innovation of products used by millions of users worldwide.
  • Work alongside top data scientists on data analysis, machine vision and NLP.
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of software development (requirements gathering, designing, building, testing and maintenance).
  • Change the way baseball is consumed.
  • Receive amazing benefits – you get 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision.

You have:

  • 7+ years of experience using front end technologies: JavaScript, React, HTML5, CSS3.
  • Experience using JVM languages (Java, Scala, Kotlin…).
  • Experienced building large and scalable applications.
  • An avid learner, independent with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Passionate about mentoring peer developers, providing code reviews, etc.
  • Baseball fan.

Preferred, but not required:

  • Exposure to Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services.
  • Familiar with messaging queues: ActiveMQ or RabbitMQ or similar
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Understanding of big data concepts and knowledge of big data languages/tools such as Hadoop, Kylin, or Spark
  • Experience with 3D modeling and statistical analysis of 3D models

What Is It Like to Work at MLB?
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering them to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.

MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.

MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB’s mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by Major League Baseball.


Job Posting: Detroit Tigers – Data Quality Engineer

Position: Data Quality Engineer – Detroit Tigers (Detroit · MI)

Job Summary:
The Detroit Tigers are currently seeking a Data Quality Engineer, Baseball Data Infrastructure. This role will be responsible for designing, managing, and automating data quality processes across our disparate data sources to support Baseball Operations initiatives. This position will report to the Director, Baseball Data Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and use data quality assurance frameworks to support the process of identifying inconsistent data patterns.
  • Work with Tigers data engineers and data scientists to implement good data hygiene practices and procedures in our data pipelines.
  • Work with external data vendors to triage and remedy data quality issues.
  • Automate and execute test cases in data pipelines and manage data issue tracking.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in data analysis and engineering using SQL and Python
  • Knowledgeable with data strategies and practices, such as continuous integration, regression testing, and versioning.
  • Experience querying SQL data warehouses built for data science and analytics.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing, cloud storage, and cloud services.
  • Understanding of data quality frameworks and best practices for implementation.
  • Passion for baseball and familiarity with current baseball research.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong SQL skills (T-SQL preferred).
  • Effective communication skills with an ability to explain technical concepts to developers and business partners.
  • Experience using Apache Spark (Databricks on Azure preferred).
  • Experience in generating reports and visuals on large data sources.
  • Experience with DevOps practices for CI\CD pipelines.
  • Familiarity with open-source data quality frameworks (Great Expectations preferred).
  • Familiarity with Airflow.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • The location may be based in Detroit or fully remote.
  • Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required.

The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions, and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all additional duties, responsibilities, or nonessential requirements. Detroit Tigers, Inc. has the right to change, modify, suspend, interrupt, or cancel in whole or in part any job functions outlined in a job description at any time and without advance notice to the employee.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by the Detroit Tigers.


FanGraphs Is Hiring! Seeking a Junior Front End Developer

Part-time Junior Front End Developer

We are looking for a remote, part-time contract front end developer to help maintain and develop FanGraphs’ website and data tools. We will consider any developer background, but most work will be done in JavaScript and React.

If you have any coding experience, please do not hesitate to apply!

We’re looking for someone with creativity and a user-centric mindset, as well as an appetite for learning and growth.

The position will entail about 10-20 hours of work a week, with some flexibility in terms of schedule. Read the rest of this entry »


FanGraphs Is Hiring! Seeking a Full-Time Writer

FanGraphs is now accepting applications to join our staff as a full-time writer.

We’re looking for someone who can provide daily insight about the ins and outs of what is happening in the game. From free agent signings to statistical analysis, teams’ top prospects to in-game strategy, highlights to lowlights, we want to cover it all. Familiarity and comfort with the data here at FanGraphs is a requirement, but just as importantly, we’re looking for a writer who can generate their own ideas and questions while providing interesting analysis and commentary on the game of baseball. Read the rest of this entry »


FanGraphs Is Hiring! Seeking Site Contributors

FanGraphs is now accepting applications to join our staff as a contributing writer.

Contributors typically write two to three times a week. Familiarity and comfort with the data here on FanGraphs is a requirement, but just as importantly, we’re looking for writers who can generate their own ideas and questions while providing interesting analysis or commentary on the game of baseball. From free agent signings to statistical analysis, teams’ top prospects to in-game strategy, highlights to lowlights, we want to cover it all. Sometimes we do that with a bit of silliness; other times, we’re more serious. But what all of our work has in common is a commitment to asking interesting questions and using rigor, creativity, and the latest analytical tools to find the answers for our readers. Read the rest of this entry »