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International Scouting Manager

Houston Astros

International Scouting Manager | Houston Astros

International Scouting Manager

Houston Astros


Apply by 2/22/2023

Posted 9 days ago

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Houston, TX, USA

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 Job Description

The Houston Astros are seeking a Manager, International Scouting for the 2023 season to support the department’s day-to-day data management responsibilities. The position will be based in Houston, TX.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

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

  • Work directly with International Scouting Director and other front office personnel to develop a vision for the use of data within the department.
  • Create and execute a roadmap for analytical projects supporting international evaluations.
  • Build analytical tools to assist in evaluations and decision-making in conjunction with R&D, Performance Science, and International Scouting front office staff.
  • Provide guidance to field staff on the meaning of various datapoints so that they can be properly incorporated into evaluations.
  • Assist with additional technical and administrative duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in data science or a related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in baseball, data science, or another applicable field.
  • Experience with SQL and SQL databases required.
  • Experience with R-Studio and Shiny apps required.
  • Experience with Python, C++, and/or Java strongly preferred.
  • Experience with/understanding of the international market preferred.
  • Spanish language competency a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals including front office members and scouts.
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball and intellectual curiosity.

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