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Basketball Analytics Quality Assurance Assistant

Spurs Sports and Entertainment
San Antonio, TX 78201
  • Job Code
    118688583

Basketball Analytics Quality Assurance Assistant

US-TX-San Antonio

Job ID: 2020-2484
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Basketball Operations
Basketball Operations - Player

Overview

The Basketball Analytics QA Assistant is responsible for coordinating and integrating the field of analytics into the day-to-day functioning of Spurs basketball operations and both the San Antonio and Austin Spurs coaching staffs. Assist in the procurement, storage, and presentation of basketball-related data, both independently and under the direction of senior basketball analytics staff. As an advocate for analytics throughout the organization, provide an enthusiastic, process-driven, and innovative approach to promoting and developing the team’s analytical capabilities.

This position will work as a part of the Basketball Operations Analytics department for the 2020-21 season and will collaborate with the entire group, including the Director of Research & Development, Director of Data Science, Front End Developer, and Coaching Analytics Coordinator.

In every position, each employee is expected to: demonstrate alignment with SS&E’s core values and mission, collaborate with internal/external family members and demonstrate ongoing development.



Responsibilities

  1. Leverage analytical skills and knowledge of advanced basketball statistics to interpret basketball needs and translate them into data processes.
  2. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with management, coaches, medical staff, and athletes.
  3. Perform ad hoc data mining on large volumes of basketball-related data as requests arise, via SQL, Excel, or other statistical tools, independently and under the direction of senior analytics staff.
  4. Contribute to the management and administration of a Microsoft SQL database server including periodic maintenance tasks, and ad hoc batch data entry/extracts on large volumes of basketball-related data as requests arise.
  5. Develop and maintain the internal site using modern Javascript. Includes both developing new features and upgrading/optimizing old ones as the need occurs.
  6. Other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills, including an understanding of how to interpret basketball needs and translate them into statistical analyses.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel (including PivotTables), Word, PowerPoint, and other computer skills. Working knowledge of SQL is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills, with a robust attention to detail, both to checking and working with data, as well as visual presentation of deliverables and reports.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and communicate with people from all departments and at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations while still being attentive to the detail and excellent work product required.
  • Knowledge of advanced basketball statistics, and knowledge of common basketball analytical resources, both public and proprietary.
  • Familiarity with basic statistical analysis techniques (eg, regression/modeling, hypothesis testing, categorical data analysis) and data visualization is a plus.
  • Experience with one modern Javascript framework (Angular 2+, React, Vue) is a plus.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive/confidential situations and information.
  • A working knowledge of the NBA, and the NBA rules & regulations, is required.
  • Stand/Sit/Walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.

PI118688583

<br/><b>Basketball Analytics Quality Assurance Assistant</b><br/><br/>US-TX-San Antonio<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 2020-2484<br/><b>Type:</b> Regular Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Basketball Operations<br/>Basketball Operations - Player<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The Basketball Analytics QA Assistant is responsible for coordinating and integrating the field of analytics into the day-to-day functioning of Spurs basketball operations and both the San Antonio and Austin Spurs coaching staffs. Assist in the procurement, storage, and presentation of basketball-related data, both independently and under the direction of senior basketball analytics staff. As an advocate for analytics throughout the organization, provide an enthusiastic, process-driven, and innovative approach to promoting and developing the teams analytical capabilities.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">This position will work as a part of the Basketball Operations Analytics department for the 2020-21 season and will collaborate with the entire group, including the Director of Research & Development, Director of Data Science, Front End Developer, and Coaching Analytics Coordinator.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><em><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">In every position, each employee is expected to: demonstrate alignment with SS&Es core values and mission, collaborate with internal/external family members and demonstrate ongoing development.</span></em></strong></span></p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><ol><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Leverage analytical skills and knowledge of advanced basketball statistics to interpret basketball needs and translate them into data processes.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with management, coaches, medical staff, and athletes.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Perform ad hoc data mining on large volumes of basketball-related data as requests arise, via SQL, Excel, or other statistical tools, independently and under the direction of senior analytics staff.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Contribute to the management and administration of a Microsoft SQL database server including periodic maintenance tasks, and ad hoc batch data entry/extracts on large volumes of basketball-related data as requests arise.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Develop and maintain the internal site using modern Javascript. Includes both developing new features and upgrading/optimizing old ones as the need occurs.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Other related duties as assigned.</span></li></ol><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Strong analytical skills, including an understanding of how to interpret basketball needs and translate them into statistical analyses. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Strong project management skills, including the ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel (including PivotTables), Word, PowerPoint, and other computer skills. Working knowledge of SQL is a plus.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Strong organizational skills, with a robust attention to detail, both to checking and working with data, as well as visual presentation of deliverables and reports.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and communicate with people from all departments and at all levels of the organization.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Ability to handle high pressure situations while still being attentive to the detail and excellent work product required.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Knowledge of advanced basketball statistics, and knowledge of common basketball analytical resources, both public and proprietary.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Familiarity with basic statistical analysis techniques (eg, regression/modeling, hypothesis testing, categorical data analysis) and data visualization is a plus.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Experience with one modern Javascript framework (Angular 2+, React, Vue) is a plus.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive/confidential situations and information.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">A working knowledge of the NBA, and the NBA rules & regulations, is required.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Stand/Sit/Walk for long periods of time.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Ability to lift/push/pull 50 lbs.</span></li></ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/BXwwzduMKxr2UpB2iqLoj"> <p>PI118688583</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-04-04

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