Job Posting: Milwaukee Brewers Data Engineer

Position: Data Engineer

Job Description:
The Data Engineer will work closely with the Data Architect and the Baseball Systems team to maintain, enhance, and extend the Brewers data pipelines. You will be responsible for collecting and transforming data from various sources as well as preparing and distributing data for consumption by the department’s systems and analysts. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder who excels at automating and optimizing data systems, with a strong preference for cloud experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Create, maintain and optimize data ETL pipelines
  • Document, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with data processes
  • Collaborate with the Development and Research teams
  • Extend the Brewers’ AWS cloud platform initiative
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements
  • Work with stakeholders to utilize data to create innovative solutions to baseball operations problems
  • Prepare data sets for processing and research

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, C#
  • Experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with SQL, including writing and maintaining queries
  • Experience with SDLC, especially Agile or Kanban concepts
  • Experience with source control and issue management, such as JIRA, Bitbucket, Github or similar
  • Familiarity with advanced statistical baseball concepts, including advanced statistics and player evaluation metrics

Preferred Skills:
The skills listed below will help an individual perform the job, however they are not all required.

  • Experience building visualizations with tools such as D3.js or similar
  • Experience with data analysis tools including Tableau, Chartio or similar
  • Experience with cloud services including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud or similar
  • Experience with DevOps concepts such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, using TeamCity, Jenkins or similar
  • Experience with job orchestration tools such as Airflow, Luigi, Hangfire or similar
  • Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies
  • Familiarity with Linux and non-Windows operating systems

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field from four-year college or university; and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply:
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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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