Job Posting: Oakland Athletics Junior Analyst

Position: Junior Analyst

Department: Baseball Operations
Job Classification: Non-exempt
City/State: Oakland, CA

Description:
The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a full-time Junior Analyst in the Baseball Operations R&D department. The Junior Analyst will have responsibilities that include performing statistical analysis and reporting, as well as in assisting in the creation of new analytical research and modeling to support Baseball Operations. They will also provide support and analysis for various tracking technologies. This position will work with members of the front office to provide analysis for the decision making process. This position will be located in Oakland, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce statistical analysis and reporting for the front office and coaching staff.
  • Conduct research projects for various departments within Baseball Operations.
  • Collaborate with the research and development team on statistical modeling techniques and projects.
  • Assist with the capture and analysis of ball and player tracking technologies.
  • Assist the staff with ad-hoc analysis and reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in math, computer science, economics, statistics or related quantitative field
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and R is required, Python experience preferred.
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with an ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work extended hours/weekends and travel as needed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

To Apply:
To apply, please complete the application, which can be found here.

The Oakland A’s are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by the Oakland Athletics.





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.

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