All open positions you see posted at BP are paid positions (unless noted)
Title: Full-Time Web Applications Engineer
Term: End of 2020; possibly extended
Reports to: Director R&D
Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader in baseball analytics and writing since 1996, is seeking a remote, full-time (40 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.
Short on the skills? That’s okay, please apply anyway. We’re a community-driven organization with a passion for working with people who love to learn. You don’t need to check every box, even the so-called “Must haves”.
- Lead development 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
- Communicate project status and roadblocks clearly and regularly to stakeholders
- Must have:
- Test driven development
- Should have:
- Graphic production/design
- API development
- Nice to have:
- Experience with AWS services and management
- security/role management
- Sports data modeling experience
- Scraping experience
If you are interested, please apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baseball Prospectus Prospect Team is gearing up for our 2020 coverage and we have several paid openings at the Staff Writer level. Responsibilities will vary some based on the unique skills of those hired, but will likely include:
Compiling and filing reports based on live scouting looks.
Writing assignments for our offseason and midseason prospect list products.
Writing assignments for our regular features, such as the Ten Pack, Notes, Transaction Analysis, etc.
Contributing to internal discussions about prospects by email and Slack.
Potential to pitch, develop, and write full-length articles.
Knowledge of baseball.
Interest in prospects and the minors in general.
Strong writing skills.
Willingness to learn and be a good team member.
If you know baseball and are interested in writing about prospects, we’d encourage you to apply. We strongly believe in having a team with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and above all else we are looking for people to contribute interesting thoughts about baseball and player development.
Pluses for your application:
Proximity to minor-league ballparks and ability to go to 25-plus games, with geographical preference to the the following coverage areas and leagues: Dominican Republic (DSL/complexes), West Coast (PCL/Northwest/Cal), Florida (FSL/complexes), Rocky Mountains (Pioneer/PCL), Texas (Texas League/PCL), Mid-Atlantic/Appalachian (Appy/International/Carolina).
Existing in-depth knowledge of the minors.
Writing, scouting, or evaluation experience.
Ability to provide video and radar gun readings for public and internal use.
If this sounds like a fit for you, shoot us an email at email@example.com by 3/2/2020. Please include a brief cover letter telling us why we should hire you, a resume or summary of relevant experience, and a writing sample or samples.
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.