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Data Engineer

Company Name: 
Philadelphia Flyers
Voorhees, NJ
Type of Company:
Sports Team
Position Type:
Contact Name: 
Ian Anderson
Contact Email:
Date Posted:
February 9, 2022
Anticipated Start Date:
April 1, 2022

Position Description

The Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Analytics department supports decision making & strategy across all facets of the Hockey Operations department. The Analytics Engineer will be responsible for collaboratively planning, developing, and maintaining the databases, ETL processes, and internal tooling that underpins the work done by colleagues within the Flyers Hockey Analytics department. This role will also present the opportunity analyze data and share new insights with other members of the Analytics department, as well as the broader Hockey Operations department. This position will report to the Director of Hockey Analytics.

Desired Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Science, or equivalent) • Experience with R & Python programming languages • Experience with SQL and relational database development (Microsoft SQL Server preferred) • Experience managing and working in a cloud computing environment (Azure, AWS, or GCP) • Experience collaborating on software projects using version control (Git & GitHub) • Experience with data pipeline orchestration tools (Prefect, Airflow, or equivalent) • Experience with distributed computing and big data storage and processing (Databricks, Apache Spark, or equivalent) • Ability to plan and execute projects independently while maintaining a high standard of work • Exceptional communication skills and ability to translate technical concepts into easy-to-understand language for non-technical stakeholders • Ability to work some nights and weekends when required • Understanding of hockey and statistical analysis in the context of sports

How to Apply

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