Basketball Analyst


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Basketball Analyst

The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to add talented new developers, data scientists, statistical analysts, and software engineers to the team. Basketball analysts will work as a part of the front office and collaborate extensively with the entire basketball operations department including President and GM Sam Hinkie. Experience in basketball is not required; analytical talent and learning easily is. The Sixers are looking for both permanent employees and interns. Most basketball analysts will work in our basketball operations office in Philadelphia but other arrangements may be possible.

Responsibilities for someone more focused on programming and databases would include: • Gather, clean and integrate data from a variety of sources • Create both standardized reports and ad-hoc analyses • Maintain and extend our existing analytics infrastructure • Innovate across all aspects of basketball operations • Develop recommendations for the decisions we face across the basketball operations department • Collaborate effectively on team projects and work autonomously on individual work as appropriate • Communicate results to the basketball operations staff through presentations, written reports, and tools with a strong focus on data visualization

Responsibilities for someone more focused on statistics and modeling would include: • Advanced modeling and analysis based on data available in our data warehouse • Forecasting efforts for basketball plays, players, teams, and seasons • Support gathering of additional data for ad-hoc analysis as needed • Innovate across all aspects of basketball operations • Develop recommendations for the decisions we face across the basketball operations department • Collaborate effectively on team projects and work autonomously on individual work as appropriate • Communicate results to the basketball operations staff through presentations, written reports, and tools -- *\ *TylerSel.by http://www.tylersel.by