Title: Intern, Baseball Analytics
Department: Baseball Operations
Reports to: Director of Analytics
Location: Miami Florida
Job Classification: Hourly / Non-Exempt
The Intern will assist Baseball Operations decision-making through the analysis and facilitation of baseball information. The specific day-to-day responsibilities of this position will vary depending on the baseball calendar, but will revolve around analyzing and troubleshooting baseball data. A competitive candidate will be an excellent communicator and possess an established foundation of analytical skills. The position will report to the Director of Analytics.
- Facilitate information and effectively communicate analytical products across departments.
- Expand upon Marlins analytical strategy by creating new applications and reports.
- Improve and refine existing processes for the Baseball Operations Department.
- Perform ad-hoc research projects as requested.
- Present analysis and research 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.
- Ability to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays throughout February – October 2022
Suggested Education & Experience:
- Undergraduate or graduate degree in a field that emphasizes technical and analytical problem solving skills, such as mathematics, computer science, engineering.
- Understanding of advanced forecasting techniques is strongly preferred.
- Meaningful work experience with Tableau, SQL Server, R, and/or Python is strongly preferred.
- Ability and desire to learn other programming languages as needed.
- Baseball/softball playing experience is a plus.
Please apply online here.
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