Job Posting: San Francisco Giants Baseball Operations Analyst

Position: Baseball Operations Analyst

Reports To: Director of Baseball Analytics
Department: Baseball Operations
Status: Exempt
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Position Summary:
The San Francisco Giants are seeking an Analyst to join the Baseball Operations department. This individual will be part of the R&D team with the primary focus to provide dedicated research and analysis to support the Player Development staff. They will also interact with the Major League staff and Front Office to implement organizational initiatives. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, the ability to communicate effectively to non-technical people, and both passion and intellectual curiosity for the game of baseball.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide statistical analysis and quantitative research to support the Player Development staff
  • Implement initiatives from the Front Office & Major League staff
  • Communicate analysis to Baseball Operations staff effectively
  • Execute advance preparation, after action reporting, and player development initiatives
  • Research, design, and test predictive and statistical models using data and technology to support all aspects of Baseball Operations
  • Collaborate with engineering team to design and integrate tools into existing baseball information system
  • Work with emerging baseball technology and data sets
  • Maintain understanding of new public baseball research and emerging statistical tools, as well as all potential vendor data/technology options

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical field, such as statistics, economics, engineering, computer science, or applied math
  • Strong proficiency in at least one of three languages – R, SQL, Python
  • Understanding of statistical modeling and machine learning techniques is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all members of Baseball Operations
  • Passion for baseball, intellectual curiosity, and understanding of sabermetric concepts
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and travel as dictated by the baseball calendar
  • Must be willing to travel extensively
  • Spanish speaking is a strong plus

To Apply:
Interested candidates can apply here. Deadline to apply is January 8, 2021.

The Giants are an equal employment opportunity employer and consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, they will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The content in this posting was created and provided solely by the San Francisco Giants.

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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