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Associate, Baseball Systems

Flushing, New York

Job Description

Summary: Seeking an individual with a background in database management and software development to work with the club’s Baseball Systems team. The position will be responsible for assisting in the management and development of processes collecting, cleaning, and organizing large baseball data sets. One should have demonstrated experience building web applications in Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, etc. Applicants should be available to start in January, although we may be flexible.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research in the field of baseball analytics and communicate insights with others in Baseball Operations department.
  • Research, develop, and test predictive models to support Baseball Operations decision-making (i.e., player evaluation, roster construction, player development, in-game strategy).
  • Create data visualizations that integrate into Baseball Operations’ web application for use by office, coaches, and players.
  • Collect and manage large data sets. This may involve writing scripts for automation as well as manual data entry.
  • Stay current on publicly available baseball research.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Data Science, or equivalent.
  • Experience with ETL processes and database management.
  • Familiarity with baseball specific datasets (i.e., Trackman, Statcast, PITCHf/x) and knowledge of current baseball research.
  • Demonstrated experience building web applications in Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, etc. Please provide a link to the application and/or codebase (Github) if possible.
  • Detail oriented and organized with ability to balance multiple projects
  • Strong verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, or holiday hours

You can apply via this link.

Associate, Baseball Research and Development

Flushing, New York

Job Description

Summary:
Seeking an individual with a background in data analysis to work with the club’s Research and Development team. This is an entry-level, seasonal 8-12 month position in which he/she will analyze baseball data and use their findings to provide insight within the different areas of Baseball Operations. These may include player development, amateur and international scouting, major league advance scouting and more. Applicants should be available to start in January, although we may be flexible.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research in the field of baseball analytics and communicate insights with others in Baseball Operations department.
  • Research, develop, and test predictive models to support Baseball Operations decision-making (i.e., player evaluation, roster construction, player development, in-game strategy).
  • Create data visualizations that integrate into Baseball Operations’ web application.
  • Collect and manage large data sets. This may involve writing scripts for automation as well as manual data entry.
  • Stay current on publicly available baseball research.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or similar quantitative field.
  • Experience querying and managing data with SQL.
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical tools and packages in R or Python.
  • Familiarity with baseball specific datasets (i.e., Trackman, Statcast, PITCHf/x) and knowledge of current baseball research.
  • Preference for candidates who have demonstrated experience building web applications in Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, etc. Please provide a link to the application and/or codebase (Github) if possible.
  • Detail oriented and organized with ability to balance multiple projects
  • Strong verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Prior original baseball research
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, or holiday hours

You can apply via this link.

Intern, Player Development

Flushing, New York

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Assist players and coaching staff with accessing video, statistical and analytical information
  • Setup and operate baseball technology/teaching tools and assist players and staff in the comprehension of the data.
  • Will travel with the team on all road trips
  • Work on projects assigned by player development staff
  • Film and chart each home game and pregame activities
  • Assist in Player Development administrative needs such as team travel, hotel reservation and obtaining documents for international players
  • Operate TrackMan Radar system in order to collect valuable player development data.

Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Information Technology
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • SQL/Analytical experience preferred
  • Proficient with Excel and other Microsoft Office software
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

You can apply via this link.

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