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Basketball Analytics Associate

Company Name: 
Orlando Magic
Location:
Orlando, FL
Type of Company:
Sports Team
Position Type:
Paid Internship
Contact Name: 
Matthew Devita
Contact Email:
mdevita@orlandomagic.com
Date Posted:
April 6, 2021
Anticipated Start Date:
September 13, 2021

Position Description

The Basketball Analytics Associate will support the basketball analytics group from September 2021 to July 2022. Our department supports the front office, coaching staff, and high performance team, so this position will both gain exposure to all aspects of the basketball operations department and have the opportunity to work on projects with each area depending on business needs. Primary responsibility will be to support the Basketball Data Analyst in maintaining the accuracy and efficiency of our database. Ideal candidate will also be able to utilize knowledge of basketball concepts to aid the development of new metrics and reports that can be leveraged by the rest of the analytics department.

Desired Qualifications

Required: High proficiency in SQL. Passion for the NBA and basketball as a whole. Familiarity with publicly available basketball analytics work. Strong attention to detail. Ability to thrive under the pressure of deadlines. Flexible schedule with willingness to work nights and weekends. Preferred: Previous experience with a basketball team (College or Pro). Knowledge in SAS, R, or Python a plus.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to mdevita@orlandomagic.com