Department: Baseball Operations
Supervisor: Director, Research and Development
As Technical Product Manager, you will be an integral part of charting the course and strategy for Astros Research & Development, a department that impacts decision-making across all of Baseball Operations. You will work with leaders throughout Baseball Operations to gather requirements for, prioritize, and plan the work being done by the R&D team. You will join an R&D team responsible for building and maintaining statistical models and software applications used by Astros players, coaches, and personnel to make better in-game decisions, acquire and develop the best talent, and win championships.
As Technical Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating and executing processes to best keep a pulse on the needs, pain points, and goals of end users at the Astros, and lead the development of project plans in collaboration with R&D leadership. In doing so, you will gain exposure to every department within Baseball Operations, such as Player Evaluation (across multiple markets), Player Development, Performance Science, and Major League Operations. You will also work with the R&D team to adjust internal processes as needed to facilitate a productive and collaborative work environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Education and/or Skills & Experience
This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision. This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Rare travel may be expected in this role.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.