Job Posting: Colorado Rockies Analyst Roles

Please note, this posting contains to positions.

Position Title: Analyst

Department: Baseball Research & Development
Reports To: Director, Baseball Research & Development

Position Summary:
The Colorado Rockies Organization is seeking an individual with a passion for baseball and data analysis to join their growing Baseball Research & Development team. This person will focus on performing data analysis to support decision making in all facets of baseball, including player evaluation, roster construction, player development, advance scouting, and in-game strategy.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop statistical models and perform general quantitative analysis to support all areas of baseball operations and organizational decision making.
  • Design and build informative data visualizations for use in automated reports or ad hoc projects.
  • Effectively present completed projects and communicate new insights to decision makers and other staff.
  • Maintain a knowledge of the latest data analysis techniques and data sources to aid in the continual development of the department.
  • This job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required by the employee.
  • The responsibilities required by the employee may change over time and without notice.

Job Qualifications:
Education and Work Experience

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in statistics, data science, computer science, machine learning or a related field.
  • Experience with analyzing datasets and training statistical models using R or Python.
  • Experience working with SQL-like databases, such as MySQL, SQL Server or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience collaborating on code with the use of source control, such as Git.

Relevant Skills

  • Familiarity with the rules of baseball and an understanding of sabermetrics strongly desirable.
  • Passion for baseball and familiarity with current baseball research.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity.
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful working relationships.

Working Conditions/Work Schedule:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with long hours, including weekend, evenings, and holidays.
  • Some travel will be required.
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

Application Process:
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest no later than October, 18, 2021. Candidates can apply using this link, or by sending their materials to

Position Title: Baseball Operations Analyst

Department: Baseball Operations

Position Summary:
The Colorado Rockies Organization is seeking a full-time Baseball Operations Analyst within the Baseball Operations Department. This individual will join the Baseball Operations team and will support Operations and Analysis initiatives within the department. Within Operations, they will assist in salary arbitration, administration of rosters, understand and apply industry rules and regulations, administrative duties, and ad-hoc projects. Within Analysis, they will assist in research pertaining to contract markets, baseball economics, statistical analysis, on-field strategy, and ad-hoc. In addition, they will interact with Major League Staff, Players, and Front Office to implement and operationalize organizational initiatives. The position requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail, willingness to learn, ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, creatively problem solve, work within cross-functional teams, and have a passion for baseball.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in daily administrative duties of Baseball Operations department.
  • Utilize MLB and proprietary Rockies’ software systems to assist in roster management and report building.
  • Support salary arbitration process.
  • Interpret and apply Major League Baseball rules and regulations.
  • Complete ad-hoc projects and implement initiatives as directed by Front Office and Major League staff.
  • Improve department efficiency and effectiveness of operational processes.


  • Work autonomously or within a team to support contract markets, baseball economics, analysis, on-field strategy, and ad-hoc research projects.
  • Partner with Research and Development team to develop robust analytics and actionable insights to enable key business decisions.
  • Conduct, distill, and present research projects.

Job Requirements
Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably in an analytical field or related experience)

Relevant Skills

  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint and willingness to learn new products. Experience with SQL is a plus.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and develop creative solutions with high attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working with large data sets to develop actionable insights.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with competing priorities in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Experience operating within cross-functional teams and ability to influence without authority.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for baseball.

Work Environment

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including long hours, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

Application Process
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest no later than October, 18, 2021. Candidates can apply using this link, or by sending their materials to

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Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs and the co-host of Effectively Wild. Prior to joining FanGraphs, her work appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside. You can follow her on twitter @megrowler.

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