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Performance Data Scientist

Company Name: 
United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee
Colorado Springs (Remote), Colorado
Type of Company:
Sports League
Position Type:
Contact Name: 
Lance Davis
Contact Email:
Date Posted:
January 9, 2023
Anticipated Start Date:
February 27, 2023

Position Description

Under the direction and supervision of the Director, Performance Analytics, the Performance Data Scientist oversees the effective use of data and analytics to answer critical performance questions at the USOPC and NGBs. Manages a team responsible for developing tools to optimize the collection and statistical analysis of performance data. Applies advanced data integration and modeling techniques to unlock the value of data assets and provide sustained competitive advantages for Team USA. The ideal candidate will be an innovative thinker and quick learner who values efficient, high-quality work and effectively communicates analytical insights with accuracy and clarity. We are looking for a detail-oriented, trusted problem solver and leader with a passion for the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and experience in high-performance sport.

Desired Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Analytics, Sport Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field required

• 5+ years of experience delivering sports analytics or data science solutions in high-performance environments

• 2+ years of experience building and leading high-performing analytics teams • Advanced knowledge of statistical languages (R, Python, SAS), data visualization software (Tableau, Power BI), database architecture (SQL, Snowflake) and other programming languages

How to Apply

Apply using this link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/USO1001/JobBoard/bc8f4af5-0753-ca80-0a4c-4f512286e8f1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=798505ee-3442-47d4-9e84-b527ae0e6f18