Job Posting: Seattle Mariners Baseball Analytics Intern

Position: Seattle Mariners Baseball Analytics Intern

Location: Seattle

Description:
We are seeking an individual with a background in statistical analysis and a passion for baseball. The position will work directly alongside the analytics team on a wide range of projects, providing ample opportunity to directly impact front office decision-making. Start and end dates are flexible, and we will consider applicants who are available for only the summer of 2018, but preference for candidates that can start by Feb. 1.

Responsibilities:

  • Statistical modeling and analysis of a variety of data sources including Statcast, Trackman and proprietary data sets.
  • Ad hoc queries and quantitative research.
  • Various game-day duties and support for all departments within Baseball Operations.

Qualifications:
While many candidates are no doubt capable, we desire a skillset that can impact, innovate and add value immediately. Specific qualifications include:

  • A strong foundation in mathematics, statistics, computer science and/or engineering.
  • High level of experience with either R or Python.
  • Track record of original baseball research.
  • Experience with any of pitch level data, hit vector data, biomechanical data.
  • Experience with predictive modeling.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

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Paul Swydan used to be the managing editor of The Hardball Times, a writer and editor for FanGraphs and a writer for Boston.com and The Boston Globe. Now, he owns The Silver Unicorn Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Acton, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @Swydan. Follow the store @SilUnicornActon.

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If one could ” impact, innovate and add value immediately” why accept an internship?