The New York Mets are seeking Minor League Associate in Baseball Analytics. Each Analyst will be assigned to one of the Mets’ minor league sites (AAA Syracuse, AA Binghamton, High-A Brooklyn, Low-A Port St. Lucie, Complex in Port St. Lucie, Dominican Republic Academy). Candidates are welcome to apply to only certain sites, so long as they clarify during interviews which one(s) they would be willing to go to. The Analyst will spend the full year traveling with their respective club, from Spring Training through the end of the season.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Drive the direction of Player Plans by working with the Player Development & Performance departments to choose the right individual development focus and find ways to measure progress
Work with members of Player Development, including coordinators and the coaching staff, to help the affiliate prepare for games and to help the players develop their skills
Work with the other affiliate analysts to help improve each other’s understanding of the game and our minor league players, especially as players transfer from one affiliate to another
Interpret data and model-based results on internal reports and websites to help coaches use the information to work with their players
Modify existing codebase and develop new automated reports to be used by coaches and players before games
Develop a strong understanding of the various types of technology that are used throughout Player Development
Provide feedback to the rest of Baseball Analytics and Baseball Systems on reports, models, and tools that relate to Player Development
As time permits, analysts will be assigned additional coding and/or statistical modeling projects relating to Player Development
Additional ad hoc requests from Baseball Analytics and Player Development in line with these job responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or equivalent experience
Firm understanding of modern baseball technology
Basic proficiency in R, Python, or similar, as well as proficiency in SQL
Strong communication skills
Fluency in Spanish is a strong plus
Statistical modeling experience is a plus
Ability to work cooperatively with others
Willingness to travel with a minor league team throughout the duration of the season, which includes working nights, weekends, and holidays as dictated by the team’s schedule
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.
Salary Range: $18/hr