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The Seattle Mariners are working to build a winning team with exceptionally talented people! If you are passionate about baseball and eager to make an impact using your skills in information management, learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our Baseball Operations team!


Job Title: R&D Analyst

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports To: Director, Analytics

Status: Full-time, Nonexempt

Dates: Start date is flexible, but our preference is for candidates that can start by Feb 1, 2021.

Primary Objective:  We are seeking individuals with a background in statistical analysis for a full-time role on the Research and Development team. This position will work alongside other baseball analysts on a variety of projects, with the ability to impact scouting, player development, and front office decision-making. 

Essential Functions:

  • Statistical modeling, analysis, and communication using a variety of data sources including Statcast, Hawkeye, and proprietary data sets
  • Ad-hoc queries and quantitative research
  • Collaboration with all departments within Baseball Operations

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, computer science, mathematics or any other STEM field related to data science preferred. Equivalent, relevant work will be considered in lieu of formal education on a case by case basis.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
Required –

  • Proficiency with either R or Python
  • Proficiency with data analysis

Preferred –

  • Experience with tracking data, biomechanical data, and/or any other sports-related data
  • Experience with predictive modeling
  • Experience reporting and communicating technical concepts
  • Passion for baseball and desire to learn

Interested and qualified applicants can please apply here: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3pqEclwv

please visit: www.mariners.com/jobs for more information.

The Seattle Mariners are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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