Football Research Associate

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Position Overview:

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is looking for candidates to fill a full-time position in our R&D Department. The Football Research Associate will work remotely and contribute as a member of our R&D team, supporting various research initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform modeling and research using SIS’s internal football database as well as other notable data sets (NextGen, etc).
  • Write articles and research pieces to be featured in SIS Research and Analysis, Sharp Football Analysis, and Stat of the Week, among other 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 football. Ideal candidates will possess:

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with contemporary 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.

    Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience
    Sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Sports Info Solutions uses E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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