Job Posting: Orioles Economic and Scouting Analyst Positions

Please note, this posting contains multiple positions.

Position: Economic Valuation Analyst

Department: Baseball Operations
Location: Baltimore, MD

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for developing creative and sophisticated analytical tools to support decision-making in Baseball Operations, with a focus on labor market economics and asset valuation. The employee will work closely with the professional scouting and analytics departments to inform strategic thinking.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research economic issues pertaining to roster construction and player acquisition.
  • Develop, test, and implement predictive models and quantitative tools.
  • Assist with database management.
  • Perform other duties and ad-hoc reports as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, or a related field. Applicants with a non-traditional educational background and experience in financial modeling will be considered as well.
  • Fluency in probability theory and financial mathematics, including an in-depth understanding of financial instruments and of pricing their associated risks.
  • Experience with relational database systems and knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience with predictive modeling using tools such as R or Python.
  • Passion for baseball and understanding of sabermetrics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with staff members of all levels.
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights, weekends, holidays).

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

Position: Scouting Analyst

Department: Professional Scouting
Location: Baltimore, MD

Job Summary:
This position will support the efforts of the Professional Scouting department by conducting extensive evaluations of professional players in the United States and abroad via multiple information sources & video analysis. The analyst will also work closely with the Research & Development department. The position is based out of Baltimore, Maryland

Primary Responsibilities:
Primary duties to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Compose scouting reports on professional players utilizing video, scouting information, and technology to enhance the club’s decision-making process.
  • Build relationships with field scouts and members of the baseball community.
  • Monitor activities, player performances, and roster dynamics of other organizations.
  • Assist with database maintenance.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:
Required:

  • Ability to interpret data from multiple sources & convey findings to decision-makers.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, SQL, & SQL Databases preferred.
  • Strong ability to self-motivate, self-organize, and multi-task.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong baseball knowledge.
  • Ability to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Desired:
At least 3 years’ experience from a variety of backgrounds, which can include: business, scouting, coaching, education, or other fields.

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

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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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Applied. Thanks Meg.