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Fellow/Intern, Research & Development, Baseball Informatics

Company Name: 
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh, PA
Type of Company:
Sports Team
Position Type:
Paid Internship
Contact Name: 
Justin Newman
Contact Email:
Date Posted:
February 27, 2022
Anticipated Start Date:
April 1, 2022

Position Description

We are seeking individuals who are excited about the opportunity to be part of a collaborative and passionate environment, and to use their quantitative skills to work on projects that make an impact on the field and in the front office. In this role, you will utilize your problem-solving and analytical skills to design, code, and implement focused solutions that enable Baseball Operations personnel to make great decisions in the acquisition, development, and deployment of players. Responsibilities 1. Assist in the design, development, testing, and implementation of models and metrics. 2. Conduct statistical research and integrate the results into various channels, including projections, valuations, analyses, and other objective assessments. 3. Communicate the results of your work to both technical and non-technical audiences. 4. Collaborate with departments across baseball operations, including R&D, Coaching and Player Development, Major League Strategy, Amateur Scouting, International Amateur Scouting, and Pro Valuation.

Desired Qualifications

Required: 1. Degree or demonstrated experience in a quantitative field such as mathematics, computer science, operations research, economics, statistics, or data science 2. Passion for baseball analysis 3. Proficiency in at least one statistical programming language (e.g. R, Python) Desired: 1. College senior or greater 2. SQL 3. Bayesian/Hierarchical modeling 4. Spatiotemporal modeling 5. Optimizations and/or simulations 6. Computer vision (e.g. Open CV) 7. Deep learning (e.g. TensorFlow) 8. Biomechanics/Kinematics/Physics

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