Senior Data Scientist with Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, NC

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The Carolina Hurricanes are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Hockey Operations team. The introduction of player and puck tracking technologies presents a unique opportunity to reshape quantitative analysis of the game; 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 data scientist to develop and communicate insights that support hockey decision-making throughout the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, computer science, etc) is required.
  • Expertise in analysis of time series data is required; experience with spatio-temporal data preferred. Examples of possible fields of study include vehicle control software, financial trading algorithms, transportation/logistics software, computational neuroscience, etc. At least two years of professional employment or graduate study in such a field is required.
  • Experience with Python is preferred, but experience with R or other computational programming languages with modern machine learning packages would also be considered.
  • A basic working knowledge of hockey rules and terminology is required.
  • The ideal candidate is innovative, driven, and has strong communication skills.
  • Must pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Must be legally authorized to work in the US or able to obtain work authorization prior to start. 

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

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