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Scouting Analyst with The Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore · MD

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JOB TITLE:  Scouting Analyst                                                                                                          
DEPARTMENT: Professional Scouting
JOB SUMMARY: This position will support the efforts of the Professional Scouting department by conducting extensive evaluations of professional players in the United States and abroad via multiple information sources & video analysis. The analyst will also work closely with the Research & Development department. The position is based out of Baltimore, Maryland



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Primary duties to include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Compose scouting reports on professional players utilizing video, scouting information, and technology to enhance the club’s decision-making process.
  • Build relationships with field scouts and members of the baseball community.
  • Monitor activities, player performances, and roster dynamics of other organizations.
  • Assist with database maintenance.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  • Ability to interpret data from multiple sources & convey findings to decision-makers.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, SQL, & SQL Databases preferred.
  • Strong ability to self-motivate, self-organize, and multi-task.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong baseball knowledge.
  • Ability to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Desired:
  • At least 3 years’ experience from a variety of backgrounds, which can include: business, scouting, coaching, education, or other fields.

DISCLAIMER: 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. 
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: 
The Baltimore Orioles are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Baltimore Orioles to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you live in Baltimore, MD? If not, are you willing to relocate to Baltimore? (Y/N)

  3. Suggest one upcoming free agent that you would recommend that the Orioles sign this off-season. Why would you target this player, and how much do you imagine it would cost to sign him? Please answer in 30 words or less, and please don’t spend more than a minute or two writing your response.

  4. If we asked you to evaluate a position player strictly based off of three stats / performance metrics, which three would you choose? Please don’t give an explanation; just list them in order of your preference. (There’s no perfect answer; we just want to see how you think.)

  5. Please list any data- or tech-related programs, systems, or languages in which you are fluent, as well as any foreign languages you know. For each one, what is your comfort level on a scale of 1-10? No further explanation is necessary. 1 = very basic familiarity. 10 = completely fluent. Example: Excel (7), Spanish (6), Blast Motion (3), SQL (3)

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.