SUMMARY The Kraft Soccer Data Analyst will be a skilled programmer and problem solver who has a passion for data and interest in the application of advanced analytics to gain a competitive advantage. This role will work to analyze New England Revolution event, tracking, and physical data to support the Director of Data and Video Analytics. The position responsibilities involve assisting with the execution of Analytics & Data Science team projects, including the creation of diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive models, as well as visualizations and reports.
Duties And Responsibilities
Analyze and derive operative insights from player tracking data to assist in creating and delivering match-to-match scouting materials to the coaching staffs.
Brainstorm and collaborate with Data and Video stakeholders to create and execute new research projects using match tracking data and/or event data.
Create new diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive models that can influence decision making, while also exploring ways to improve existing models.
Further develop and create new visualizations to assist with analyzing players, teams, and leagues.
Special projects and assignments as business dictates.
Responsible for the maintenance, creation and control of all personally identifiable information or any other information protected by any Confidentiality or Privacy Standards or Company Policies that you have access or knowledge of, including but not limited to any state or federal regulations including HIPAA.
Skills And Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, or quantitative discipline
1-3 years of relevant coursework or analytical work experience
Knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling techniques
Proficiency with Excel and Python
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work within a diverse team and serve a variety of stakeholders with different priorities
Experience interacting with management, presenting, and acting in a professional manner
Outstanding organizational skills and keen attention to detail
Deep interest in analytics and technology
Excellent communication skills
Interest in sports, in particular soccer, preferred
Night and weekend availability around match schedules required
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to handle or feel
The employee frequently is required to talk or hear
The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, bend at the knees
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Normal office environment
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.