Scouting Analyst, Professional Scouting - The Baltimore Orioles (Baltimore · MD)
This individual will support the efforts of the Professional Scouting department by conducting extensive evaluations of professional players in the United States and abroad. The analyst will utilize multiple information sources, relying heavily on video analysis while also working closely with the Baseball Analytics department. This is a full-time position that is based out of Baltimore, Maryland.
Where do you currently live?
If you are not located in Baltimore, are you willing to relocate there? Please write "n/a" if you already live in the Baltimore area.
Are you vaccinated against COVID-19?
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)
Please list 4-5 of your favorite baseball-related books / websites / podcasts. For each item in the list, include a note or two explaining why you find this source interesting or informative.
If we asked you to evaluate a position player strictly based off of four stats / performance metrics, which four 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.)
In your opinion, what area represents the next potential source of competitive advantage for MLB front offices? (100 words or less)
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? (100 words or less.)