Job Posting: Cardinals Openings

The St. Louis Cardinals have two openings in their Baseball Development department for an Analyst and a Developer:

Analyst, Baseball Development

This position is responsible for conducting quantitative research to provide timely recommendations to decision makers within Baseball Operations.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Conduct empirical research related to baseball strategy and player evaluation
  • Work with Baseball Development team to integrate new statistical analyses into existing baseball applications
  • Complete ad-hoc database queries and analysis
  • Develop and maintain quality assurance processes

Education and Experience Preferred: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computational field, such as Statistics or Mathematics
  • Strong understanding of typical baseball data structures and knowledge of current baseball research
  • Proficiency with statistical programming environments (for example, R or Python (SciPy))
  • Experience with SQL or post-relational databases
  • Passion for baseball, strong intellectual curiosity and communication skills

Developer, Baseball Development

This position is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining analytic and technical systems to provide timely, baseball-related information to decision makers within Baseball Operations. 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Collaborate with baseball operations personnel to define and develop new software applications
  • Optimize baseball applications to ensure successful implementation across multiple platforms, including mobile environments
  • Identify new technologies and cloud-based solutions to improve capabilities of baseball applications
  • Create comprehensive tests and documentation around new features and functionality

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Proficiency with REST / JSON APIs and modern server-side frameworks (for example, Rails or node.js)
  • Experience with JavaScript and front-end MVC frameworks (such as Backbone.js, AngularJS, or Flux)
  • Experience with mobile application development
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Passion for baseball, strong intellectual curiosity and communication skills

Interested qualified candidates should specify which job they are applying to and send a resume to ccorrea@cardinals.com by no later than January 25, 2015.





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I’d love a Jop with the Cardinals!