Our good friends with the Cleveland Indians asked that we post this exciting opportunity for someone looking to work in the baseball analytics department of a major league team. Check out the job description and, if interested, click the link below it to apply. Good luck!
Title: Executive Development Fellow (EDF), Baseball Analytics
The Executive Development Fellow (EDF) for Baseball Analytics will be exposed to all facets of the Indians baseball operations during this intensive, structured 12-month immersion into the organization. The EDF will participate in a comprehensive orientation program, regular feedback meetings and a cross-functional mentorship program to facilitate enhanced organizational and career development.
The primary purpose for this EDF is to assist the Baseball Analytics department with compiling baseball-related data, performing statistical and sabermetric analysis, and developing reports and processes for baseball systems. This EDF’s duties include collecting and preparing baseball data for use in advanced statistical analysis and predictive models; assisting other analysts and staff on statistical research and/or technical projects; creating reports, charts, tables, graphics, and other documents to deliver information to front office staff in concise and readable formats; and working on other projects as assigned, consistent with departmental needs and the candidate’s skills.
The Baseball Analytics EDF will be responsible for the following:
• Data Collection: Compile, enter, document, and validate new sources of information (online and/or print) and transform them in a format suitable for integration with existing baseball systems.
• Undergraduate (or higher) background in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or Economics.
The job listing can be found, and candidates can apply online, at http://www.indians.com/jobs