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Video Analyst

We are looking for a Video Analyst to join our Data Analytics department in our Chicago, IL USA Office. The Video Analyst will play a key role in contributing to the department’s research and insights and help to connect tactical and technical video analysis with data.

Who we are We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Video analysis of Soccer matches.

  • Collaborating with the wider team to connect tactical and technical video analysis with data.

  • Working with video and data analysis software (proprietary and commercial) to collect and analyze data.

  • Contributing to analytics projects.

  • Delivery of timely, reliable and high-quality video analysis reports.

  • Collaborating with the Arsenal Data Analytics department in the UK.

As the department is geo-distributed, this role also requires remote collaboration with colleagues in the UK time zone and across the continental US, which may occasionally fall outside normal US Central Time business hours.

What we are looking for

  • Deep knowledge of soccer either as a collegiate player or as an invested supporter.

  • Passion for soccer, data, and analytics.

  • Sharp eye for detail in a fast-paced environment.

  • Quick and self-driven learner.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Legally able to work in the United States of America and travel to the United Kingdom.

  • Experience with tactical analysis, e.g. writing for an analytical or tactical soccer blog or website (Desirable).

  • Experience with data collection, analysis, and presentation (Desirable).

  • Experience with basic data analysis using R, Python or Tableau (Desirable).

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme

  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service

  • Great internal learning and development programmes

  • A flexible hybrid working model

  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch.

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application. If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.