Data Quality Analyst at Major League Baseball

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MLB is looking to fill the full-time position of Data Quality Analyst. As a Data Quality Analyst at MLB, you will be part of the Baseball Data Quality team, which is responsible for ensuring the utmost integrity of the information maintained and supported by the broader Baseball Data team, including the Statcast ecosystem, and communicating with various stakeholders, including MLB Clubs, broadcast partners, and web/mobile properties. In this role you will partner closely with world-class talent across technical, advanced analytics, and subject matter experts to improve our operations and products. You will have some of the richest and most robust data at your fingertips and an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Investigate potential data quality issues both proactively and responsively
  • Respond directly to inquiries from MLB clubs, broadcasters, and MLB leadership
  • Compose and edit documentation and communicate best practices to consumers with varying technical backgrounds
  • Maintain status reports and issue logs for internal monitoring and external transparency
  • Query MLB’s database and build statistical reports/models as appropriate to identify and detect trends
  • Design internal and external-facing reports to communicate system health and status to various stakeholders
  • Correspond with technical and operational leadership to address issues at the deepest level
  • Collaborate with the Statcast engineering, database, data science, and content teams to strengthen the next generation of storytelling metrics
  • Contribute to the testing and validation of new data, analyses, and solutions 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience communicating professionally in a customer support role with technical and non-technical users via phone, email, blog, instant message, and other media
  • Detailed knowledge of cutting-edge tracking technology, including optical systems
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to apply analytical insights to improve data 
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays, especially during baseball season
  • Baseball fan

Strongly Preferred

  • Experience servicing MLB Clubs and baseball industry vendors from a technical and business development perspective
  • Intimate familiarity with baseball tracking systems, especially MLB’s Statcast platform
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL or similar database querying experience
  • Familiarity with R and/or Python for data science
  • Willingness to work from our midtown NYC office
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall provides easy commuter access. Great restaurants in heart of NYC, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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