Director of Data Analysis - Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh · NC · Open to Remote)

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Technical Services: Statistics
The Carolina Hurricanes are looking for a Director of Data Analysis to join our Hockey Operations team. Our Hockey Information Group collects and maintains an elaborate database of information about games all over the world; we aim to be leaders in making use of that data to obtain a competitive advantage. With that in mind, we are seeking an experienced analyst to use the data to develop insights and provide input into daily decisions across all of Hockey Operations.
  • Candidates should have a degree in a relevant technical field such as statistics, computer science, or data science or comparable experience and training.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Python, R, or comparable statistical scripting language is required. Experience with Python is preferred.
  • Extensive experience with predictive modeling and machine learning is required. At least two years of professional experience is preferred.
  • A deep understanding of the game of hockey is required. Experience working with hockey play-by-play data or location tracking data is a plus.
  • Outstanding technical communication skills are required, including the ability to communicate with non-technical audiences. A demonstrated track record of published analysis is a significant plus.
  • Experience working with time series data is a plus.
  • The ideal candidate will work in the Raleigh, NC office, but remote applicants will also be considered.
  • Must pass a criminal background check
All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US or eligible to obtain authorization. 
The Hurricanes value an inclusive environment with a diversity of perspectives and strongly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Hurricanes Holding, LLC reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Hurricanes Holdings, LLC may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description. This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Have you ever been convicted or pled guilty to a crime excluding minor traffic offenses? If yes, fully explain. A conviction does not necessarily exclude you from employment.

  2. In 100 words or less, please briefly describe your experience with R, Python, or other statistical scripting languages.

  3. In 100 words or less, please briefly describe your experience with written or oral presentation of technical work.