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Department: Baseball Operations (MARLINS TEAMCO LLC)
Job Title:  Intern, Baseball Analytics
Reports To: Director of Analytics
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Job Classification: Salary, Exempt

Position Summary:  

The Analytics Intern will assist Baseball Operations decision-making through the analysis and research of baseball information. The specific day-to-day responsibilities of this position will vary depending on the baseball calendar, but will revolve around analyzing data to answer baseball-related questions. A competitive candidate will possess an established foundation of statistical, programming, and database skills. The position will report to the Director of Analytics.

Essential Functions:

  • Research and develop predictive models to support Baseball Operations in player evaluation, roster construction, and in-game strategies.
  • Expand upon Marlins analytical strategy by creating new data models, metrics, applications, and reports.
  • Improve and refine existing processes for the Baseball Operations Department.
  • Perform ad-hoc research projects as requested.
  • Present results in a complete, concise, and engaging manner.

Qualifications & Requirements:             

  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and ability to self-direct.
  • Demonstrated baseball research, experience visualizing data, and/or strong technical acumen.
  • Ability to communicate baseball analytics concepts to individuals with diverse baseball backgrounds, including coaches, scouts, and executives.
  • Understanding of and passion for the game of baseball.
  • High level of familiarity with the current state of baseball research.
  • Meaningful work experience with Tableau, SQL Server, R, and/or Python.
  • Ability to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays from February – October 2019.

Suggested Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, engineering, applied math, physics, computer science, operations research, or related field.
  • Understanding of advanced forecasting techniques is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with a scripting language (e.g. PowerShell, Ruby, Perl) is preferred.
  • Ability and desire to learn other programming languages as needed.
  • Baseball/softball playing experience is a plus.

To Apply:
Please email materials (resume, cover letter, research, etc.) to marlinsanalyticsjobs@gmail.com, and be sure to tell them your friends at BP sent you!

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