Baseball Analytics Trainee - Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati · OH)
- Collaborate with Major League Operations and Player Development departments to design and implement statistical analyses.
- Generate ideas for new models and tools to improve on-field and front office operations.
- Assist Analytics and Baseball Operations staff with data analysis, preparation, maintenance and collection.
- Assist in designing, developing, testing and implementing models and metrics utilizing appropriate tools and techniques.
- A deep love of baseball. You will be working with some of the most data-hungry stakeholders in the game. You should be as passionate about using data to make our team better as they are.
- Understanding of typical baseball data structures, and knowledge of current baseball research, statistics and strategy.
- Knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning, and predictive modeling.
- Demonstrated experience with statistical software (e.g. R, Python).
- Familiarity with SQL.
- Ability to take requests from non-technical stakeholders and make compelling products.
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- Hours may periodically include nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Remote working accommodations are available.
- Flexible start date: Qualified candidates should be available to start between January and June 2022.
- Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures.
- Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization.
- Performs duties as workload necessitates.
- Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
- Meet Department productivity standards.
Briefly describe a project or experience that you think is relevant to your application (< 150 words). If willing/able, please provide a link to any relevant documentation of your work (such as a publication, informal writeup, code, etc).
List and rank your familiarity/competency with any relevant technologies from most familiar/competent to least familiar/competent. Relevant technologies can include programming languages, baseball technology and data structures, packages, other software, etc. Please be as specific as possible.
In your own words, describe the baseball metric FIP and your thoughts on the positives and negatives of using this metric to evaluate players (< 200 words).
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When are you available to start?
Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?