Careers

Company Overview

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) opened its doors back in 2002 and has been on the leading edge of the advanced statistical study of baseball and football. Formerly, known as Baseball Info Solutions (BIS), the company's mission is to provide the most accurate, in-depth, timely professional baseball and football data, including cutting-edge research and analysis, striving to educate professional teams and the public about analytics.

We started our football operation in 2015 and have seen exponential growth over the past three years. SIS employs a staff of expert baseball and football scouts and an army of highly trained video scouts who conduct several passes of each game, recording everything from basic box score data to more intricate data not seen in the box score.

Career Postings

Software Developer

Position Overview:

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is looking for candidates to fill a full-time position in our IT Department. The candidate will develop new features and products as well as help maintain existing internal and external products within a mature codebase. The ideal candidate will be responsible for building applications, including anything from back-end services to their client-end counterparts. The primary responsibilities will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new features, applications and maintain existing applications and reports for use internally and by SIS clients, including MLB and NFL coaches and front office staff.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation.
  • Full life-cycle development.
  • Web and/or API development in C# and ASP.NET, including ASP.NET Core.
  • Windows application development in VB and C#.
  • Correspond with clients, including MLB and NFL teams, agents, media companies, and others.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems.
  • Familiarity with the .NET framework, including .NET Core.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server programming.
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns.
  • Knack for writing clean, readable C# code.
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • ASP.NET (Web Forms or MVC), ASP.NET Core and Windows Forms.
  • Knack for writing clean, readable C# code.
  • Understanding of SSRS.
  • HTML and CSS.
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Development tools.
  • Basics of Windows Server Administration.
  • Bonus Points for: Open Source (languages/databases/Linux), DevOps and either AWS or Azure experience.
  • Self-motivated attitude.
  • Able to work in a collaborative, team environment or independently as needed.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Knowledge of baseball statistics and analytics.

To apply, please use the following link: Sports Info Solutions Software Developer

Research & Development Associate

Position Overview:

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is looking for candidates to fill a full-time position in our R&D Department. The R&D Associate will work out of our office near Allentown, PA and will contribute as a member of our R&D team, supporting research for publications and future products.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform modeling and research using SIS’s internal baseball and football databases as well as other notable data sets from Statcast, Trackman, and Sportvision.
  • Write articles and research pieces to be featured in publications such as The Fielding Bible, The Bill James Handbook, ESPN Insider, and Stat of the Week, among other prominent sports outlets.
  • Design and develop dashboards and various analytical tools to directly support front office and field personnel.
  • Prepare cutting-edge research for presentation in a professional setting, including sales presentations and conferences.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to help illuminate the value of SIS’s analytical products to prospective clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The position requires a variety of skills including (but not limited to) an analytical mind, computer expertise, writing ability, and a passion for baseball and football. Ideal candidates will possess:

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with contemporary baseball/football/sports analytics, including first-hand research experience.
  • Analytical/Mathematical ability.
  • Substantive experience with MySQL, SQL Server, or similar databases.
  • Familiarity with R, Python, or another scripting language.
  • Proficiency working in Microsoft Office programs (or equivalents), especially Excel.
  • An ability to write and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • An ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Experience implementing Machine Learning algorithms is a plus

To apply, please use the following link: Sports Info Solutions R&D Associate

Research & Development Intern

Position Overview:

Sports Info Solutions is looking for candidates to fill a paid internship in our R&D Department. The intern will work out of our office near Allentown, PA and will assist our R&D team, supporting football and baseball research for publications and future products. Past R&D interns have continued on to become full-time members of the SIS staff or have moved on to internships and full-time jobs with professional sports teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform modeling and research using SIS’s internal football and baseball databases as well as other notable data sets, e.g. Statcast.
  • Provide support for articles and research pieces to be featured in publications such as The Bill James Handbook, The Athletic, and Stat of the Week, among other prominent sports outlets.
  • Assist in developing reports that make SIS’s data offerings more accessible to clients.
  • Help respond to requests for information made by clients and/or members of the media.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The position requires a variety of skills including (but not limited to) an analytical mind, computer expertise, writing ability, and a passion for football and/or baseball. Ideal candidates will possess:

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with contemporary baseball/football/sports analytics and research.
  • Analytical/Mathematical ability.
  • Proficiency working in Microsoft Office programs (or equivalents), especially Excel.
  • Experience with MySQL, SQL Server, or similar databases.
  • An ability to write and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • An ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Experience with other statistical packages (e.g. R), programming languages (e.g. Python, .NET), and/or graphical visualizations (e.g. Tableau) would be a plus.

To apply, please use the following link: Sports Info Solutions R&D Internship Application