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Data Scientist – Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati, OH)

October 12, 2017
Department: Baseball OperationsJob Title: Data ScientistReports to: Manager of Baseball AnalyticsJob Purpose: Work with the Manager of Baseball Analytics to implement the department’s research and development efforts within new and existing applications. We envision the person in this position to play a major role in the creation of new baseball analytics concepts with the ultimate goal of enhancing on-field performance. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Design, develop, test, implement and maintain predictive models and metrics utilizing appropriate tools and techniques.Work with our Baseball Analytics and Systems staff to integrate new statistical analyses, models and data visualizations into existing and new applications.Keep up to date on new predictive modeling techniques and evaluate their potential for application to baseball data sets.Collaborate with Sports Science, Major League Operations and Player Development departments to design and implement statistical analyses.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Advanced degree or equivalent experience in computational field, such as Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Quantitative Social Sciences or Analytics.Strong knowledge of statistical analysis, machine learning and predictive modeling. Demonstrated experience with statistical software (e.g. R, Python) and database querying (SQL).Ability to communicate effectively with all aspects of Baseball Operations, Scout ... Read More...