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Analyst Intern / Data Science & Solutions with Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City · OK

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Technical Services: Statistics
SPRING / SUMMER / FALL 2020
The Oklahoma City Thunder is an elite performance organization and a leading franchise in the NBA. Beyond any single game, season, or outcome, we’re driven to shape the future of our industry, our community and our own legacy in sports. So we’re looking for people who want to make an impact – individuals with the courage and ambition to think and work differently and an endless desire to push for progress. At the Thunder, you’re joining a culture that performs at the highest level and empowers you to realize your greatest potential. 
 
As an Analyst Intern in Data Science & Solutions, your work is critical to uncovering valuable insights that help shape the organization’s future — influencing strategic planning, decision-making, and performance to create the optimal conditions for talent to thrive.
 
You will work on every aspect of the data pipeline — from the building and maintaining information systems to research, analysis, and presentation. You will leverage data to impact the organization’s most significant decisions.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with diverse, large, and complex datasets to solve dynamic and challenging problems
  • Perform statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Communicate and presenting findings
  • Develop impactful reports, presentations, and ongoing deliverables
  • Collaborate on new research opportunities across various functions
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics, economics or data science field
  • Some experience with technical tools for analysis — Python (with Pandas, etc.), R, SQL, etc.; Python skills and previous software engineering background a plus
  • Some experience with database systems, data wrangling and data visualization
  • Experience working with and protecting confidential information
  • Excellent people skills 
  • Strong communication skills — ability to deliver clear and effective messages to a variety of stakeholders 
  • Passion for basketball and sports are key
  • Must be able to work on short notice
 
* This is a paid internship reporting to the Director of Data Science & Solutions / Insight & Foresight. 
 
FOR THOSE UP FOR THE CHALLENGE, LET’S TALK.
 
We invite you to apply online at www.okcthunder.com/employment
 
The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants fairly on the basis of qualifications, experience, and business needs. We value diversity and support an inclusive environment for all employees.

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