Job Postings: Cincinnati Reds Manager of Baseball Analytics, Baseball Operations Analyst

Just to be clear, there are two job postings here.

Position: Cincinnati Reds Manager of Baseball Analytics

Location: Cincinnati

Description:

The Cincinnati Reds are seeking a Manager for the team’s Baseball Analytics department. The Manager of Baseball Analytics will work closely with the Senior Director of Baseball Analytics and Manager of Baseball Systems to implement the department’s research and development efforts and statistical models within new and existing applications. We envision the person in this position to play a major role in the creation of new baseball analytics concepts with the ultimate goal of enhancing on-field performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with our Analytics staff to integrate new statistical analyses, models and data visualizations into existing and new applications.
  • Design stored procedures and views for baseball operations database systems using Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Work closely with front office, coaching and scouting personnel in the compilation, analysis and visual representation of baseball information, including professional, amateur and advance scouting, player development and in-game strategy.
  • Conduct research related to baseball strategy, player evaluation and sports science by performing ad-hoc database queries and analysis.
  • Assist Director in prioritizing the implementation of new initiatives and continued evolution of existing applications by identifying present and future needs of Baseball Operations staff.
  • Serve as project manager for all Baseball Operations analytics projects.
  • Ensure that Baseball Operations staff is fully informed of statistical and technological research related to the game and identify new trends.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computational field, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Quantitative Social Sciences or Analytics strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Major League front office, sabermetric website or related work.
  • Ability to design and implement complex database structures using SQL Server tools.
  • Strong understanding of typical baseball data structures, plus knowledge of current baseball research and traditional baseball statistics and strategy.
  • Working familiarity with advanced mathematical and statistical concepts, including experience implementing statistical models, simulations, derivations, and graphical representations into software applications.
  • Experience with Javascript, R, Python, Perl, and/or other languages a plus.
  • Experience with statistical software, programming languages and/or machine learning techniques is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all aspects of Baseball Operations, Scouting and Player Development staffs, and understand their job functions and subsequent software needs.

Compensation:
This position is compensated.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

Position: Cincinnati Reds Baseball Operations Analyst

Location: Cincinnati

Description:

The Cincinnati Reds are seeking an Analyst for the team’s Baseball Analytics department. The Analyst will work closely with the Senior Director of Baseball Analytics to enhance the department’s research and development efforts with respect to statistical models and applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and enhance predictive models by integrating data from all available sources, including advanced statistical feeds.
  • Work closely with the Director and Major League coaching staff to identify trends gleaned from statistical data feeds and develop systems to automate these processes.
  • Work closely with front office, coaching and scouting personnel in the compilation, analysis and visual representation of baseball information, including professional, amateur and advance scouting, player development and in-game strategy.
  • Conduct research related to baseball strategy, player evaluation and sports science by performing ad-hoc database queries and analysis.
  • Ensure that Baseball Operations staff is fully informed of statistical and technological research related to the game and identify new trends.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computational field, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Quantitative Social Sciences or Analytics strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Major League front office, sabermetric website or related work a plus.
  • Proficiency with SQL and relational databases, using SQL Server tools.
  • Strong understanding of typical baseball data structures, plus knowledge of current baseball research and traditional baseball statistics and strategy.
  • Working familiarity with advanced mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • Experience with R, Python, Perl, and/or other languages a plus.
  • Experience with statistical software, programming languages and/or machine learning techniques is strongly preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access and Visual Basic for Applications.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all aspects of Baseball Operations, Scouting and Player Development staffs.

Compensation:
This position is compensated.

To Apply:
Please apply here.





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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Anonymous
7 years ago

*muffled screaming*