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R&D Summer Apprentice
Houston Astros



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R&D Summer Apprentice

Houston Astros

Posted 10 months ago



Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Job Description

The Houston Astros is accepting applications for an apprentice to join our Research & Development team developing applications within Baseball Operations. The developer apprentice will join a growing development team responsible for building and maintaining software applications used by Astros players, coaches, and personnel to make better in-game decisions, acquire and develop the best talent, and win championships.  This position will help plan, design, and build new tools, visualizations, and APIs for the next generation of Astros web apps to support all facets of Baseball Operations (scouting, player development, player acquisition, video, and more).

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team on designing, testing, implementing, and maintaining scalable applications for Baseball Operations
  • Build and enhance interactive user interfaces that facilitate end users’ exploration of baseball datasets, proprietary models and metrics, and video
  • Participate in the conceptualization and wireframing of new tools and APIs
  • Create efficient and robust back-end services to ensure quality service
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Qualifications Required

  • In school or recent graduate in computer science or related field
  • Experience with back-end web services (especially using RESTful style APIs)
  • Experience with web-based data visualization libraries such as Plotly or D3
  • Experience with cloud services (Azure/AWS/GCP)
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (Azure DevOps, Jenkins)
  • Experience with distributed source code control (Git, GitHub, Bitbucket)
  • Experience with agile software development (Jira, Confluence)
  • Familiarity with Python and R
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as React or Angular