Job Posting: Texas Rangers Baseball Systems Positions

Please note this posting contains multiple positions.

Position: Baseball Systems Developer

Location: Arlington, TX

Description:
The developer will be responsible for supporting, maintaining and expanding the Rangers’ baseball operations software systems. A knack for compelling visuals and design preferred. The Rangers are looking for strong team players with outstanding people skills. Applicants that can provide code samples (any language doesn’t have to be baseball related) will be given strong preference. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. Spanish fluency a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Web development, design and testing
  • Database queries to support the application
  • Designing and maintaining reports
  • Application support for the front office, scouts and coaches
  • Update and maintain internal system documentation

Qualifications:

  • Passion for the game of baseball
  • 1-3 years professional experience in a similar capacity and/or degree in computer science preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Occasional evening, weekend and holiday availability. Support is provided 24/7/365 and is shared among the team.

Technology:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • ASP.Net
  • C#
  • JavaScript/AJAX
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • SQL Reporting Services (SSRS)

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

Position: Baseball Systems Junior Database Engineer

Location: Arlington, TX

Description:
The junior database engineer will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the Rangers’ baseball operations database. The role is responsible for importing and integrating data from external providers, and interacting with the R&D department to implement models and build reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Database design
  • Export, Transform and Load multiple data feeds (ETL)
  • Assist in creating and monitoring data quality initiatives, resolving issues, and communicating to stakeholders
  • Writing and updating SSRS reports
  • Collaboration with application/web developer on app development
  • Basic support for end users of reports and applications
  • Update and maintain documentation for database and applications

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years professional experience in a similar capacity preferred and/or degree in computer science or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Snowflake or other relational databases mandatory
  • Experience in Wherescape (preferred), SQL Server Integration Services or other ETL tools helpful
  • Experience in agile environments helpful
  • Passion for the game of baseball preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Evening and weekend availability, in particular during the baseball season
  • Occasional travel required

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

Position: Baseball Systems Support Coordinator

Location: Arlington, TX

Description:
The Support Coordinator, Baseball Systems is responsible for coordinating technical support conversations between Baseball Operations users, Baseball Systems engineers and Information Technology. The support coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with building application documentation along with training users. This position will also assist in quality assurance endeavors and basic project management tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Application and basic technical support for Baseball Operations users
  • Coordination and follow up with Baseball Systems and stakeholders on outstanding issues
  • Assist in writing and maintenance of documentation and help videos for users
  • Assist in training users
  • Assist in quality assurance endeavors
  • Assist with project management tasks

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Spanish fluency a big plus
  • Strong technical skills – not a programmer, but comfortable using complex applications.
  • Passion for the game of baseball strongly preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Evening and weekend availability, in particular during the baseball season
  • Occasional travel required

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.