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Baseball Prospectus is looking for a Public Data Services Director. Read the description here.

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    • Director, Public Data Services

Director, Public Data Services
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Title: Director, Public Data Services
Term: Full-time
Reports To: President/CEO
Starts: Immediately

Job Summary: Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader since 1996, seeks a skilled and experienced full-time Director to oversee the team responsible for maintenance and delivery of public statistics, including the Operations and Application Development teams. This person will work side-by-side with senior management to help guide the vision of BP and have autonomy to run their own department, including personnel and strategic data/development decisions. They will also be working closely with our Editorial and R&D teams to help elevate our brand in all aspects of the business.

Required Skills

  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Desire to own the role and space, both publicly and internally
  • Data-centric UX leadership with a customer service orientation
  • Strong familiarity with Baseball Prospectus statistics and concepts
  • Ability to program Python/Django (or other web framework)
  • Experience with front-end javascript frameworks (Vue or others)
  • Fluency in SQL
  • Experience with Linux and/or AWS/cloud services administration
  • Proven success in a remote work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional availability during weekends, holidays and nights during the Major League Baseball season

Desired Skills

  • Experience with CMS-integrated sites
  • Baseball industry experience (public or private)
  • Experience with statistical and machine learning in R
  • Web application security
  • Quality control and release management
  • API design and management

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.