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The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team and a member of the National Football League. The Jaguars are one of the NFL’s youngest franchises, and played its first regular season home game on September 3, 1995. The Jaguars are owned by Shahid Khan, a visionary leader whose businesses include Flex-N-Gate, Fulham Football Club and All Elite Wrestling. The Jaguars play at TIAA Bank Field in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Under Mr. Khan’s leadership, TIAA Bank Field has evolved to include some of the most unique stadium assets, including swim spas and 19 video boards, two of which are longer than a football field.

Most recently, the addition of Daily’s Place has provided downtown Jacksonville with a new entertainment destination, as well as an indoor practice facility for the Jaguars. Sister company, Bold Events, LLC, operates business at Daily’s Place and TIAA Bank Field. Bold Events is responsible for attracting and planning major and minor events and programming. In its opening year, Daily’s Place hosted 31 concerts!

The Jaguars and Bold Events company values are Passion, Respect, Innovation, Dedication and Empowerment (PRIDE). We believe in the importance of diversity, continual learning and transparency. We also understand the role that excitement, originality and fun play in the workplace. All of these ideas come together to build a strong and dynamic workplace culture. Because of this, we are dedicated to, and encouraged by, leading the way in developing a distinct and inclusive team.

Summary

The Data Scientist will play an integral role in the Jacksonville Jaguars organization as a member of the Analytics team. You will be joining a team that is collectively responsible for gathering, analyzing, interpreting, presenting, and communicating data to enhance processes, decision-making, and outcomes for the Jacksonville Jaguars. When we’re not working with data, we’re probably sharing food discoveries, competing in word games, or discussing travel plans.

In this position, you will surface insights from disparate data sources, assess organizational strategies, and communicate findings to a variety of audiences. Like the other members of the team, you will be empowered to leverage your skills with data to support the company in any way possible, whether for revenue growth or sustaining a winning team on the field.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze data and communicate insights to inform/impact decisions and to shape strategy

  • Develop reproducible analyses and models for application to business and football components of the organization

  • Develop reporting and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure timely delivery

  • Manage ad-hoc requests from a variety of stakeholders

  • Tailor communication style to convey insights and research findings to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Identify opportunities to initiate new projects and research, and to improve existing processes

Job Requirements

Required

  • Proficiency in R (dplyr) or Python (pandas)

  • Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and identify actionable insights

  • Proficiency in SQL and comfortable aggregating data, joining tables, and writing efficient queries

  • Aid in creating, updating, and managing tables within a SQL database

  • Experience with data visualization software, ideally Tableau

  • Willingness to work collaboratively with others across the organization

  • Keen attention to detail and willingness to ensure deliverables are accurate and complete

Preferred

  • Ability to access data via APIs and/or web scraping

  • Experience with data pipelines and ETL management

  • Experience with AWS cloud services and tools (Redshift, S3, etc.)

  • Resourcefulness in solving problems and devising solutions for a wide variety of challenges

Example Projects

  • How can we estimate the probability of an individual seat selling as inventory changes around it?

  • What’s the true value of a draft pick, relative to dynamic market conditions?

Perks and Offerings

Here is insight into some of the perks and offerings of the Jaguars and Bold Events:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance options.

  • Mobile phone stipend.

  • 100% match of the employee’s contribution, up to 5% of income, in company 401(k) program.

  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave, including adoption.

  • Company provided lunch, during the work week.

  • Wellness Programs inclusive of: Employee Assistance Program through NFL Lifeline; access to Head Team Psychologist; Calm app subscription; access to onsite weight facility; company sponsored rec leagues; company provided FitBit; significant discounts to local YMCA; wellness challenges.

  • Team member recognition program and various company events and celebrations.

  • 17 paid company holidays in addition to 17 days of PTO (that’s over 1 month of paid time off!); Summer Fridays

  • JagsU and various company and departmental training and development options.

  • Various employee events.

  • Opportunity to receive tickets to various events such as Jaguars home games and concerts, as well as other local, ticketed events.

  • Various other perks and discounts through local partners.

  • Onsite notary.

  • Perks and offerings are subject to change and may be dependent upon role.

Applications are being accepted online only. Please do not call to apply for this position. Please provide complete information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for this position. The Jacksonville Jaguars and Bold Events are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, rules, or legal requirements.

By submitting this application, you understand that you may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. You certify that the information in your application is true, correct and complete. You authorize the Jaguars and its representatives to contact your prior and current employer and other references and all others for purposes of confirmation of the information you have provided. You understand your application is subject to, among other things, your eligibility to work in the United States.

Any personal data (including any sensitive personal data) that you provide to the Jaguars and Bold Events as part of the recruitment process and/or otherwise for potential employment may be held and processed for the purposes of your registration, application and potential selection and in connection with any subsequent employment or placement at the Jaguars or any of its affiliates. That data may be retained and further processed for the purposes of matching your skills and qualifications to future positions, identifying you as a potential candidate for future positions, to inform you of future positions and analytics in respect of who applies for positions with the Jaguars or any of its affiliates. If you are selected for the opportunity for which you apply, your personal data may be used for the purposes of entering into a relationship with the Jaguars or Bold Events, including sending you correspondence or general information relating to the employment relationship. Your personal data may be disclosed to Jaguars affiliates and to third-party organizations providing services to the Jaguars and Bold Events. Your personal data will be retained in accordance with the Jaguars and Bold Events document retention policies and applicable laws.

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