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Analyst, Hockey Analytics


Founded by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) includes in its portfolio the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, leading venue Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the Delaware Blue Coats, the Utica Comets, the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, and renowned esports franchise Dignitas. Led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. HBSE also strives to positively impact the local communities in which it operates through the powerful platform of sports.

HBSE offers an energetic work environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do. Prudential Center in downtown Newark, N.J. hosts more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events annually and is the fourth-ranked sports and entertainment venue in the U.S. by Pollstar and Billboard. It is home to the New Jersey Devils, a renowned NHL franchise with three Stanley Cup championships and a proud, passionate fan base.


At HBSE, we engage, represent and reflect diverse voices of employees, players fans and communities. We are dedicated to hiring the best talent that is reflective of where we live, work and play – across all groups and levels; supporting and developing every employee to reach their potential; and creating an inclusive environment that allows team members to bring their true authentic selves to work.


The Analyst – Hockey Analytics position will support hockey decision-making at all levels: front office, coaching, and scouting. The role will marry a strong technical foundation with a passion to create a better understanding the game of hockey. As a member of the analytics team, this person will help leverage multiple large and complex data sets to provide insights for stakeholders in a critical, challenging, and dynamic environment. This is an entry level position The Analyst – Hockey Analytics will possess a strong technical foundation in quantitative analysis – Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics backgrounds are favored. The role requires strong team-oriented mindset that fits the self-starting, service oriented, performance driven culture of the organization and a passion to better understand the game of hockey.


  • Preparation of ad-hoc and periodic reports to support player development, pro scouting and amateur scouting
  • Identify opportunities to impact organizational workflow and decision-making through data-driven research or development of information systems.
  • Contribute to the development of hockey thought and workflow optimization of the department and the holistic organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in technical discipline (computer science, engineering, mathematics/statistics, etc.)
  • Fluency in R or Python
  • Experience retrieving data from relational databases using SQL
  • Training in and/or experience with machine learning and other modeling techniques would be an asset
  • Demonstrated passion for hockey and familiarity with hockey rules and terminology
  • Be a critical thinker, eager to both give and receive feedback
  • Have a growth mentality, eager to learn and develop within our team
  • Focused on team results not individual accomplishment


  • Passion for Sports and Entertainment experience in the athletic space
  • Diverse projects and experience in multiple business functions


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Flexible Spending Accounts (all LGBT friendly)
  • Pretax Transportation Benefit
  • Generous parental leave policies
  • 401K (100% up to 5% is matched, after 1 year of service)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 13+ Paid Holidays
  • ½ Day Summer Fridays
  • Complimentary or Discounted Sports & Concert Tickets
  • On Site Fitness Rooms
  • Other League & Partner Discounts
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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Newark, NJ, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
0+ years