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Director of Analytics-Football Operations with Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia · PA

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Summary:
This position will work closely with the VP of Football Operations and Strategy to shape analytics within Football Operations. The Director of Analytics will use data to address key issues in the modern NFL front office including player evaluation, game preparation, resource allocation, sports science, and player development. A strong candidate will have significant work experience, an advanced degree in a quantitative discipline, and a demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse set of stakeholders. We will prioritize applicants with deep knowledge of modern statistical techniques and the creativity to identify novel analytical directions. The position requires strong organization, communication, and leadership skills, and the ability to work on widely varying projects with distinct audiences. Candidates must have the ability and statistical range to draw insights from many different forms of football data and a passion for improving football decision-making.

Qualifications:
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills
  • 3 - 5 years of significant work experience
  • Advanced degree with strong performance in statistics, machine learning, or econometrics
  • Excellent at data management and statistical analysis
  • Experience with multiple statistical software packages and/or programming languages
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Vision to plan for and adapt to changes in available football data
  • Football knowledge to identify key questions and topics for analysis

About Philadelphia Eagles:
The Philadelphia Eagles, Super Bowl LII Champions, are known as a progressive organization in professional sports.  It is an organization succeeding on many fronts.  The executive offices of the Eagles' organization are in the NovaCare Complex.  This spectacular 108,000-square-foot-facility offers the very best in terms of space, amenities, care, and effort put forth for the players, coaches and staff of the Eagles' organization.  

Lincoln Financial Field is one of the premier sports and entertainment facilities in the United States.  This stadium is managed and operated by the club, creating new opportunities and challenges for the organization.

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. 

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