Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations

Analyst, Baseball Research and Development – Houston Astros Baseball Club (Houston, TX)

The Houston Astros are seeking an Analyst for the team's Baseball Research and Development group. The Analyst will work closely with the Director of R&D and the analytics team to conduct research and develop methods that encourage the effective understanding and application of information throughout Baseball Operations.


  • Research, develop and test mathematical, statistical and predictive models to support Baseball Operations in player evaluation, roster construction and game tactics

  • Conduct research to improve the organization's understanding of the game of baseball

  • Prepare and explore a variety of baseball data sets and construct workflows to utilize this data

  • Communicate closely with front office, coaching and scouting personnel in the gathering and application of baseball information

  • Build information systems to support Baseball Operations efforts to improve player health and performance

  • Evaluate and lead implementation of advanced technologies


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in statistics, engineering, applied math, physics, psychology, computer science, operations research or similar field

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Proficiency with SQL and relational databases

  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences using data visualization

  • Experience with baseball data and understanding of sabermetric concepts

  • Experience with statistical software, programming languages and machine learning techniques is strongly preferred

If you are passionate about understanding the game of baseball, enjoy the challenge of solving a diverse array of problems and want to work in a collaborative team environment where your contribution will make a difference, this is the position for you.

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