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All open positions you see posted at Baseball Prospectus are paid positions (unless explicitly noted)


Junior Application Engineer
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Title: Part-Time Junior Application Engineer
Term: Continuous
Reports to: Head of Application Development
Starts: Immediately

Job Summary

Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader in baseball analytics and writing since 1996, is seeking a remote, part-time (~10 hours/week) contractor to contribute to a re-platforming project. This is a remote role. Build cool things and work with some of the best baseball researchers around.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in development, testing and assessment of web applications targeted to baseball information consumers:
    • Fantasy baseball tools
    • Team- and player-centric pages
    • Sortable and advanced filterable statistics summary pages
  • Work closely with product owners to establish implementation plans and priorities for smaller, internal projects
  • Help test and provide feedback for larger, external projects

Skills desired

Minimum Skills:

  • Proficiency in Python
  • Familiarity with Django, or similar MVC-styled web application frameworks
  • Familiarity with Vue, React or similar front-end frameworks
  • Test-driven development experience
  • Ability to use Git

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency in Django, Vue or other Javascript framework
  • Familiarity with Postgres and WordPress development
  • Experience in API development
  • Strong baseball knowledge, including grasp of advanced metrics
  • Sports data modeling and scraping experience

Junior Analyst
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Title: Part-Time Junior Analyst
Term: Continuous
Reports to: Head of Operations
Starts: Immediately

Job Summary

Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader in baseball analytics and writing since 1996, is seeking a remote, part-time (~10 hours/week) contractor to transform raw game, player and other baseball data into API- and researcher-ready forms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Port a legacy collection of baseball statistics queries to a new database
  • Help develop and maintain data ingest and validation processes
  • Infrastructural support for new projects, including application development and modernization

Skills desired

Minimum Skills:

  • Proficiency coding in a scripting language
  • Proficiency writing SQL queries
  • Familiarity with a modern version control system
  • Familiarity with modern baseball statistics
  • Ability to learn new technologies and methods

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Django
  • Experience with software engineering practices for teams of multiple remote people

Project Manager
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Title: Part-Time Project Manager
Term: Continuous
Reports to: Head of R&D
Starts: Immediately

Job Summary

Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader in baseball analytics and writing since 1996, is seeking a remote, part-time (~10 hours/week) resource for project management across multiple groups. Our R&D department is responsible for data management/analytics, website development and application development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project planning and coordination with resource manager
  • Oversight of projects and status reporting to stakeholders
  • Continuous improvement of processes and communications

Skills desired

Minimum Skills:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Project Management
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Bitbucket, Trello)
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Skills:

  • PMP, or other Project Management certification
  • Experience working with agile skills and approaches
  • Familiarity with advanced baseball statistics

Fantasy Staff Writer
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Title: Part-Time Fantasy Staff Writer
Term: Continuous
Reports to: Fantasy Manager
Starts: Immediately

Job Summary

Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader in baseball analytics and writing since 1996, is seeking a remote, part-time (~10 hours/week) writer to contribute to the BP Fantasy team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write approximately six full-length articles per month
  • Help answer questions that come in via the Bat Signal, our fantasy answering service
  • Contribute to fantasy analysis provided as part of our Transaction Analysis series

Skills desired

Minimum Skills:

  • Knowledge of all different fantasy formats (roto, H2H, points, dynasty, etc)
  • Experience working on rankings and valuations
  • Strong writing skills, and ability to mix analysis with personality
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with advanced baseball statistics

Desired Skills:

  • 2-5 years of fantasy baseball writing experience
  • 5-10 years of experience playing fantasy baseball in various formats
  • Strong familiarity with Baseball Prospectus’ proprietary stats

Baseball Prospectus does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.