Please note, this posting contains two positions.
Location: Kent, WA
Compensation: Commensurate with experience; top-end of MLB entry-level developer salary ranges.
Benefits: Healthcare, profit sharing, opportunity for work-related paid travel (all after probationary period).
Start Date: Mid-January, 2019
Full-time salaried and exempt on-site hours of ~50 hours per week. This is not a remote position. Limited ability (20%) to work from home may be available after the probationary period, but significant facetime with athletes and staff is valued. Minor financial relocation assistance is offered in the form of a one-time cash payment to assist with travel.
Description: Driveline Baseball is looking for a skilled full-stack integration engineer to join their growing Research and Development team in Seattle. Driveline Baseball secures contracts with multiple MLB teams year-round, providing external amateur draft reports, player development assistance, and on-site implementation of the physical products they manufacture and develop in-house. Driveline Baseball also trains hundreds of elite collegiate and professional hitters and pitchers in their three building complex in Kent, Washington, 20 minutes south of downtown Seattle.
The ideal candidate will have interest in both sports science and sabermetrics, with a desire to broaden their horizons into other fields Driveline is pursuing, such as logistics, manufacturing, and rapid prototyping. Candidates will not be judged based on their formal education background, or lack thereof; the best candidates to come through Driveline Baseball have a varied and colorful history with a portfolio of failed, half-completed, and blocked sports projects of all types. Self-starters, initiative-takers, and those with a healthy skepticism of authority fit in well in the R&D department of Driveline Baseball.
Unlike MLB organizations, at Driveline Baseball, the members of the R&D team work directly and regularly with minor and major league players. You will be communicating directly with big leaguers who will depend on your statistical and quantitative reports to improve their training methods and their pitch selection. You will also deal directly with front office executives and will be expected to take a leading role in directing interns and organizing third-party vendors within months of joining the Driveline team.
This isn’t your average software developer position where you’d be siloed in the front office and seen but not heard – you’ll be on the lines of battle, integrating APIs at a standing desk, standing up servers, figuring out why the network is configured incorrectly, and documenting all the processes you’re in charge of. Bonus points for those who can throw batting practice and have fungo skills.
To apply, please complete this Google form.
Wage: DOE; Full Time, Hourly
Benefits: Healthcare, 10 days PTO
Description: Driveline’s High Performance team improves strength and power development, baseball skills, and movement quality for Driveline athletes. They are learning machines who can apply strength programming to solve skill problems and engage deeply with athletes.
In-gym and remotely, Driveline gets great results training athletes. Strength, skill, therapy and education are foundational elements of those results.
The Floor Trainer reports directly to the Head of Athlete Performance to ensure all elements of athlete programming work in sync with one another. They achieve this by working collaboratively with other trainers and coaches and working daily with Driveline athletes.
Driveline is seeking talented coaches from a variety of backgrounds: strength, pitching, hitting, or manual therapy.
You are highly engaged every day to help athletes achieve their goals.
You can apply strength-based solutions to solve skill issues and vice-a-versa.
You are eager to learn.
You are able to immediately connect with and assess athletes will drive their results and their ability to apply it when they leave our gym.
Primary Job Requirements:
Candidates applying for this position should be able to lift up to 100 pounds unassisted repeatedly throughout the workday. Also, the physical requirements of this job require frequent walking around, demonstrating and assisting with exercise, throwing and hitting movements; bending, throwing, stretching, lifting, pushing, pulling and squatting are movements performed daily.
To apply, please complete this Google form.
Driveline is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. For employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities, Driveline provides reasonable accommodation.
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Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs and the co-co-host of Effectively Wild. Prior to joining FanGraphs, her work appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside.
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