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Manager, Basketball Analytics - Full Time

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Location: Miami, FL
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 04-20-2017

Job Description:

Description of the Position: The Miami HEAT is looking for a Manager, Basketball Analytics to assist and execute various statistical analysis in support of front office decision makers. Responibilities include but are not limited to:
•Design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. as dictated by front office and basketball operations staff.
•Perform exploratory analysis to evaluate data quality and applicability in decision making process.

Strong understanding of advanced basketball terminology and knowledge of the game. Advanced knowledge and working experience with leading basketball data providers (Second Spectrum, SportVU, Synergy Sports Tech, NBA etc.) Experience in statistical analysis and machine learning application (e.g. Regression, Clustering, etc.) preferred. Knowledge of data mining techniques and understanding of data warehousing concepts preferred. Proficiency in various programming languages, particularly statistical programming in R and/or Python preferred.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or higher preferred. 3-5 years of experience in an analytical role within a sports organization. Experience working and interacting with a front office and basketball staff. Ability to learn, unlearn, and re-learn emerging technologies.

 

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