Job Posting: Mets Baseball Research and Development Analyst

Position: Analyst, Baseball Research & Development

Job Description Summary:
The New York Mets are seeking a Data Analyst to work on its Research and Development team. The employee will analyze baseball data in order to build models that support player development, baseball operations, and scouting. The Analyst will report to the Director, Baseball Research and Development.

Job Description:

  • Assist development team to create and integrate new tools into existing enterprise application.
  • Collaborate with members of Research and Development team to maintain long term information and systems architecture for Baseball Operations.
  • Write scripts which support data collection, automation, and report generation.
  • Interface with Baseball Operations leadership on player evaluation, in-game strategy, scouting, and player development.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or similar quantitative field.
  • Strong experience querying and managing data with SQL.
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical tools and packages in R or Python.
  • Familiarity with baseball specific datasets (i.e., Trackman, Statcast, etc) and knowledge of current baseball research.
  • Preference for candidates who have demonstrated experience building web applications in Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, etc. Please provide a link to the application and/or codebase (Github) if possible.

To Apply:
Please follow the link to the application and apply by January 25th.

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David Klein
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Good to see the Mets finally look to add more people to their R and D department. I wish I was qualified to apply.