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Intern, Baseball Analytics

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                    Intern, Baseball Analytics
Department:               Baseball Operations
Reports To:                Director, Analytics
Status:                        Non-Exempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for supporting all areas of baseball operations through baseball related data science, including statistical modeling, research, visualizations, and other projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Statistical modeling and analysis of a variety of data sources including Trackman, Hawkeye, and proprietary data sets.
  • Ad hoc queries and quantitative research.
  • Various game-day duties and support for all departments within Baseball Operations.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Education and experience may be considered in lieu of education requirements if approved by management.
  • Proficiency in programming with either R or Python required.
  • Proficiency with SQL required.
  • A strong foundation in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and/or engineering required.
  • Track record of original baseball research preferred.
  • Experience building and interpreting predictive models preferred.

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

  • Strong technical skills in predictive modeling, data analysis, and research.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others.  Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.
  • Makes decisions and takes actions that contribute to exceptional experiences for guests.

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Intern, Baseball Operations

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:                    Intern, Baseball Operations
Department:               Baseball Operations
Reports To:                Director, Baseball Operations
Status:                        Nonexempt

Primary Objective: Responsible for coordination, support, and assistance to the Baseball Operations department in research, administration, and day-to-day scouting operation tasks.

 Essential Functions:

  • Provide support in all areas of advance scouting, including, game day duties, preparation of the advance report, and pre-series meetings.
  • Support all areas of the Scouting department, including player evaluation, research, video clipping and preparation for Amateur Draft meetings.
  • Provide additional statistical analysis, economic and financial research as assigned.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent, relevant work or playing experience may be considered in lieu of formal education if approved by management.
  • Basic Spanish proficiency is preferred.
  • Background in player evaluation is preferred.
  • Background in video preparation is preferred.

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

  • Working knowledge of statistical baseball data and its application as it pertains to scouting information, baseball strategy, and current in game management trends.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt. Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

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Baseball Projects Intern

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:         Baseball Projects Intern
Department:   Baseball Projects
Reports To:     Director, Baseball Projects
Status:              Non-exempt

Primary Objective:  Responsible for assistance with baseball analytics and broader baseball operations, organizing information and processes across player development, player acquisition, and in-game strategy.

Essential Functions:

  • Design cross-departmental tools, websites, and reports to bring analytical information to life.
  • Provide quantitative support to all aspects of player development, including next-morning analysis, player goal setting, and ad hoc studies.
  • Organize player pools & information to streamline professional & amateur player acquisition processes.
  • Systemize advance scouting processes across major & minor league affiliates.
  • Contribute to player acquisition decisions in both formal & informal contexts.

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):

  • Proficiency handling large datasets in R, SQL, Python, and/or comparable languages.
  • Demonstrated initiative as a team-oriented leader.
  • Working knowledge of baseball analytics, strategy, and trends preferred.
  • Shiny application or other web development experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, creative, and innovative with a high degree of integrity and attention to detail.
  • Experience building predictive models preferred
  • Basic Spanish proficiency Spanish preferred

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Senior Baseball Analyst

Baseball Operations | Seattle, Washington

Description

Job Title:          Senior Baseball Analyst
Department:    Baseball Operations
Reports To:      Senior Director, Analytics
Status:             Exempt

Primary Objective:  Responsible for supporting the Baseball Operations department through baseball related data science, including statistical modeling, research, visualizations and other assigned projects

Essential Functions:

  • Perform statistical modeling and data analysis using a variety of data sources, both public and proprietary
  • Perform ad hoc queries and quantitative research to support all baseball operations personnel
  • Contribute to discussions of player acquisition, professional and/or amateur player evaluation, and on-field strategic planning
  • Will perform other duties as required

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three (3) years working in a data analytics/predictive modeling setting preferred.
  • Prior experience working with sports data or in a sports-based setting preferred.
  • Proficiency in programming with either R or Python required.
  • Experience with computer vision preferred.

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

  • Ability to apply technical skills and knowledge to produce original baseball research.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others.  Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Apply here.

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