Baseball Analytics Intern

  Palm Springs Power Baseball
  Palm Springs, CA
  Sports Internship
  Posted/Updated: 09/28/21

Job Summary

Duties Included but not limited:


  • Obtain a thorough understanding of functionality and troubleshooting processes related to the FlightScope game tagging software 
  • Set up and take down of related equipment for FlightScope 
  • Various administrative duties related to FlightScope such as roster creation, data cleaning, and data storage
  • Analyze FlightScope and other data for analytical player evaluation and development insights. Includes charts, tables, visualizations, and statistical modeling
  • Process data into reports using programs such as R Studio, SQL, and or Python
  • Suggest and implement improved functionality & new ideas for reports and analytical insights
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses of gathered data as needed
  • Work closely with the General Manager of the league

 

Required Skills and Experience:

 

  • Passion for studying baseball & knowledge of the game - particularly related to pitch types and game scoring
  • Computer science, statistics, or related background. Must have strong quantitative analysis & computing skills
  • Technical skills required: SQL, R, Python, advanced excel. Database creation experience or user interface development skills is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of baseball-specific data, modern statistical techniques, and sabermetric analysis    
  • Familiarity with FlightScope 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work alongside office and on-field personnel
  • Highly motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to work long and varied hours

 

Time Period

The season runs from January 19th through February 16th, with games played 7 days a week. All interns will arrive on January 4th, or as soon as possible (start time is somewhat flexible) and the internship ends shortly after the conclusion of the season.

 

 

Application Process

Prospective interns must submit a cover letter and resume to officially apply to the internship program. Applicants should specify in the cover letter the position that they are applying for. Submissions should be e-mailed to Tyler Hughes: [email protected]



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