The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a dynamic Data Engineer to assist the Baseball Operations Team. This position will mainly support all Baseball Operations data ingestion, administration and support, crossing into Player Development and Research & Development. This position will be primarily based out of Mesa, AZ.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop efficient processes to import, pipeline, and maintain data from external data sources

  • Document and optimize existing data pipeline processes

  • Ensure all datasets are properly designed for R&D department usage

  • Collaborate with data scientists and analysts to explore and improve statistical model outputs

  • Perform ad-hoc queries for front office and coaching/video staff as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university and/or equivalent experience

  • 1-3 years of experience working with relational databases - SQL Server preferred

  • Experience with importing data from different sources (API, flat file, database) via data programming languages - Python preferred

  • Experience writing and optimizing SQL queries

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Familiarity with statistics and data science concepts

  • Understanding of data lifecycle and testing requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Some travel required (California or elsewhere)

COVID 19 Consideration:

All Oakland A's employees are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and must provide documentation of complete vaccination status as part of the pre-boarding process. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.