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Analytics Manager (US)

Rapsodo Inc. is a sports analytics company that uses computer vision and machine learning to help all athletes maximize their performance. Our proprietary technology applications range from helping PGA Tour golfers optimize their launch conditions to allowing MLB pitchers to increase the efficiency on their breaking balls. Current partners include all 30 MLB teams, MLB, USA Baseball, Golf Digest, PGA of America, and over 1000 NCAA athletic departments.  

JOB LOCATION
USA, St. Louis
JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for creating and analyzing baseball and golf datasets through the use of advanced statistical techniques, with the goal of building and maintaining interpretable predictive models and player valuation frameworks to aid in the development of Rapsodo’s product offerings.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identify, diagnose and resolve data quality issues.  
  • Work with product development team members & end users to understand modeling needs. 
  • Design, analyze, test and implement interpretable predictive models using R or Python. 
  • Work with users and developers to create usable tools for the customers. 
  • Evaluate, recommend and integrate new data sources (internal and 3rd party external data sources). 
  • Complete ad-hoc reports or small studies as assigned throughout the year. Execute SQL database queries to filter, clean and prepare data from existing database.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • BSc / MSc in Statistics, Analytics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or equivalent. 
  • Deep passion for sports analytics with a focus on baseball/softball and golf.
  • Deep understanding of statistics and statistical models. 
  • Experience with SQL. 
  • Experience with R or Python and pragmatic mathematical modeling.  
  • In-depth understanding of statistical analyses, data mining techniques, and working with large datasets. 
  • Very strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with staff members of all levels. 
  • Experience in the baseball and/or golf industries in a data analytics position, preferably with management experience. 

If you think you have what it takes and look forward to working independently, as well as contribute in an innovative, passionate, and driven environment, please send in your application.