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Biomechanics Analyst

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

We are looking for an individual to help lead growing biomechanics research and operate 3d motion capture. This individual will be able to heavily influence the direction of Rapsodo’s biomechanics offerings.

Compensation package includes healthcare and 401k plus a flexible work environment that embraces active lifestyles.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal candidate must be able to:

  • Understand and operate relevant biomechanics tools – 3d motion capture, IMU’s, accelerometers, force plates, and other technologies as required
  • Lead all internal biomechanics research for Pitching, Hitting, and Golf
  • Create data collection, cleaning, and processing protocols for 3d motion capture data
  • Understand the relationship between ballflight data and biomechanics data to derive meaningful insights for our customers
  • Analyze research and testing data to provide concise and meaningful improvements to our products
  • Have a functional understanding of Rapsodo’s product line
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Skills required:

  • Degree in human movement science related field or relevant experience
  • Previous experience using data to coach or train athletes
  • Data analysis experience. Preferably the ability to analyze using programming languages R or Python. At minimum very experienced in Excel
  • Fit for our company culture: fast, flexible, young-at-heart, low ego
REQUIREMENTS

Additional Information

  • Candidate must be located in St. Louis or willing to relocate within a month
  • Unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced early stage sports tech company
  • Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience
  • Rapsodo is an equal opportunity employer.http://rapsodo.com
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.