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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.