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Baseball Operations: Player Personnel/Scout
Amateur Scout - Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati, Oh)

Department:Amateur Scouting

Job Title:Amateur Scout

Reports To:Amateur Scouting Director  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete evaluation of all high school and college players within the territory
  • Have intimate knowledge of territory schools, coaches and players
  • Develop working relations with all baseball related people, groups and associates within territory
  • File scouting reports that detail player assessments including makeup, medical information, psychological testing and potential signability of the player
  • Coordinate player and/or family meetings
  • Prepare follow lists of players within territory
  • Negotiate with player and his family and/or agent in order to obtain services
  • Ability to interpret analytics
  • Complete necessary documents and administrative duties in a professional and thorough manner
  • Complete expense reports in a timely and professional manner
  • Communication skills to allow for successful relationships with cross checkers and scouting director
  • Full and complete knowledge of all Major League Baseball rules and regulations

Experience, Education, and Licensure:

  • Pro or amateur scouting experience for a professional baseball club preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience playing college and/or professional baseball preferred
  • Collegiate coaching with recruiting experience preferred

Requirements:

  • Spoken and written fluency in English required.
  • Must be able to travel within the United States
  • Must be willing to relocate

 Expectations:

  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization
  • Perform duties as workload necessitates
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Meet Department productivity standards

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed does represent the intent to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

The Cincinnati Reds are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Cincinnati Reds to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have pro or amateur scouting experience for a professional baseball club ?
2. Do you have experience playing college and/or professional ?


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Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations
Developer, Baseball Systems - Kansas City Royals (Kansas City, MO)

Job Summary:

The Kansas City Royals Baseball Club is seeking a highly motivated developer to support baseball operations.  The ideal applicant will be able to manage multiple concurrent projects that facilitate enhanced communications, reporting, and other interactions between teams internal to the organization.

Accountabilities:

  • Assist in development tasks and data operations
    • Assist in daily task monitoring to ensure data health, quality assurance, and reliability of systems
    • Support schema and testing of databases of various sizes
    • Develop, test, and optimize performance and accuracy of scripts used to calculate derived data
    • Automate, manage, and report data lifecycle based on retention and storage requirements
    • Explore novel tools to visualize data and explore models by implementing UI/UX in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery in conjunction with lead developer
    • Collaborate with baseball operations staff to create and improve internal analysis and informational tools.
    • Apply mobile technology enhancements

Requirements:

  • 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience is required
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours during the baseball season is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of work materials and issues as appropriate
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms and business data is required:
    • Two years experience with Python
    • Strong knowledge of SQL
    • Basic administration of UNIX-based servers (Linux, Mac, etc.)
    • Interest in and knowledge of UI/UX and web development technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, AngularJS/NodeJS, jQuery
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms and business data is preferred:
    • Business intelligence experience is a plus
    • Baseball knowledge and exposure to baseball statistics

EOE

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field?
2. Are you able to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours?
3. Do you have 2 years of experience with Python?


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Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations
Lead Developer, Baseball Systems - Kansas City Royals (Kansas City, MO)

Job Summary:

The Kansas City Royals Baseball Club is seeking a highly motivated developer to support baseball operations and lead the development of backend systems as well as oversee the development of tools/applications.  The ideal applicant will be able to manage multiple concurrent projects that facilitate enhanced communications, reporting, and other interactions between teams internal to the organization.

Accountabilities:

  • Monitor, maintain, and improve current data operations
    • Manage receipt, storage, merging, and formatting of multiple data sources (flat files, APIs, database pulls, etc.)
    • Administer daily task monitoring to ensure data health, quality insurance, and reliability of systems
    • Develop schema, optimize performance, and manage testing of databases of various sizes
    • Develop, test, and optimize performance and accuracy of scripts used to calculate derived data
    • Automate, manage, and report data lifecycle based on retention and storage requirements
    • Maintain security and other updates
  • Investigate and implement solutions for new data sources and organizational needs
    • Design novel storage and schema plans
    • Optimize databases to accommodate new data feeds, models, and reports
    • Automate reports and other tasks that are used on a regular basis
    • Establish APIs to reduce the number of raw queries being run in code
    • Ensure that systems and solutions are in line with organizational objectives

Requirements:

  • 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field or equivalent experience is required
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours during the baseball season is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of work materials and issues as appropriate
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms, and business data is required:
    • Four years of experience with Python
    • Significant industry experience working as lead on development teams
    • Strong knowledge of Django, Flask, or similar
    • Advanced management of SQL
    • Administration of UNIX-based servers (Linux, Mac, etc.)
    • Management of multi-tiered deployment environments (development, staging, production, etc.)
    • Multi-threaded/parallel-process applications
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms and business data is preferred:
    • Working knowledge of Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, AngularJS/NodeJS, jQuery, Bootstrap, or equivalent technologies
    • Business intelligence is preferred
    • Baseball knowledge and exposure to baseball statistics

EOE

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field?
2. Are you able to work evenings, weekends, and holiday hours?
3. Do you have 4 years experience with Python?
4. Do you have significant industry experience working as a lead on development teams?


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Baseball Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach - Dominican Republic - Oakland Athletics (Santo Domingo, DR)

The Oakland Athletics minor league system is currently seeking a full-time Minor League Strength and Conditioning coach for the 2016-2017 season for the Dominican Republic.  The position will report to the Oakland Athletics Dominican Republic complex located near Santo Domingo.  This position will report directly to the Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following: 

·  Assisting the Minor League Strength Coordinator during with all aspects of the Dominican Republic program.

·  Implementing the Oakland Athletics Strength & Conditioning program during the season and instructional league.

·  Assist the Athletic Trainer in completing and sending weekly and monthly reports.

·  Supervise and instruct players in the weight room and during conditioning.

·  Schedule weight room lifts.

·   Effectively lead proper warm-up and stretching activities on a daily basis.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field
  • Must be CSCS certified through NSCA or working towards certification
  • CPR certified
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred
  • Must be able to start on October 15, 2016
  • Strong communication skills
  • Have the capacity and willingness to learn
  • Strong desire to work in Professional Baseball

                                                                                                                                                                             All interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Josh Cuffe, Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at jcuffe@athletics.com.  No phone calls, please.


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Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations
Analyst, Baseball Research & Development - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Washington Nationals are seeking a data analyst to join the organization’s Baseball Research and Development team. This role will focus on using data science to support Baseball Operations in player evaluation, roster construction and in-game tactics. This includes using machine learning techniques and predictive modeling to draw insights from our in house baseball datasets. The analyst will work closely with the existing R&D team including other analysts and developers to design and build decision-support systems and tools for use throughout the organization.   

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Statistical modeling of baseball data
  • Build automated solutions to import, clean, and prepare baseball datasets for downstream analyses.
  • Create informative visualizations of our baseball datasets
  • Assist in the maintenance of our data warehouse
  • Build information systems to support Baseball Operation’s efforts to improve player health and performance.
  • Review of public research in both baseball and data science
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Advanced degree in statistics, computer science, machine learning or a related field, or equivalent Military  experience
  • Demonstrated expertise with R and/or Python
  • Demonstrated experience with modern database technologies such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with GNU/Linux and shell scripting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Highly motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Creative and analytical thinker
  • Strong, confident communication skills including the ability to write clearly and effectively

  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and baseball operations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of data science

  • Willing to relocate to Washington, DC area
  • Experience with baseball data and understanding of sabermetric concepts is preferred.

  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques is strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with statistical inference is preferred.

  • Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability.  These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports.  It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No.Have you used/familar with R or Python?
2. Yes/No.Have you used/familar with MySQL and PostgreSQL?


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Baseball Operations: Baseball - Hitting Coach
Baseball/Softball Coach - Youth Baseball Academy - Washington Nationals (Washington, DC)

Summary:

The Coach Across America (CAA) coaches are responsible for the supervision of scholar-athletes, baseball/softball-specific skill instruction, providing a safe environment, and serving as a positive role model for all scholar-athletes. This position’s primary responsibility will be implementing the baseball/softball and physical fitness programming for a team of eighteen (18) 3rd through 7th grade scholar-athletes. The CAA Coach will also interact with the Academy’s entire scholar-athlete population and their families. CAA Coach is expected to be at the Academy for after-school programming Monday 3pm to 6pm Tuesday through Thursday 2:30pm to 7:30pm and Friday 4:00pm to 6:00pm. CAA Coach is also expected to be at the Academy for Summer programming during the hours of 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. 

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be positive role model at all times
  • Lead (summer 2016) or help lead (spring 2016) a team of 18 scholar- athletes
  • Instruct daily baseball/softball and other predetermined physical activities
  • Monitor and assist scholar-athletes during study hall, meal time, other programming activities,and transition between activates during summer.
  • Participate in all field trips and summer outings to and from the Academy
  • Coordinate with Baseball coordinator, Program Manager, and other programming staff for daily logistics and practice plans
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Demonstrated youth development experience
  • Basic knowledge of baseball/softball rues with some coaching experience- deep knowledge and experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and emotional commitment to working with youth and families in low-income, urban community.
  • At least 18 years old
  • Ability to pass background check
  • College student preferred

Knowledge, skills, and Abilities necessary to preform essential functions

  • Ability to lead (summer 2016) or help lead (Spring 2016) a group of 18 children by giving instruction on field
  • Demonstrate the ability to be prepared and organized for every program day
  • Commitment to achieving the articulated objectives of the Academy for scholar-athletes, staff, and the community at-large
  • Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Embody the qualities of a strong role model for the Academy’s scholar-athletes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Field: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. Job requires the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator to function in a high activity sports venue. While performing the duties of this job, the After-School Academy Baseball/Softball Coordinator is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, run, jump, and climb up/down stairs.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No. Are you available to work between August 15 to May 16, 2017


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