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New York Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls

Data Scientist


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Posting Date

Dec 14, 2022

Role description

About the New York Red BullsThe New York Red Bulls are one of 28 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). RBNY, one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, have competed in the league since its founding in 1996. The Red Bulls play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. The three-time MLS Supporters' Shield Winners are owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.Purpose of this JobYou will create match analysis and performance reports on a week-by-week basis, while also focusing on longer-term research and development projects relating to the match analysis, scouting, and performance aspects of the sporting team. While the primary focus will be with the 1st Team, you will also work with the 2nd Team and the Academy. You will be onsite in Whippany, NJ at the New York Red Bulls Training Facility.What you'll do: MATCH ANALYSIS REPORTSUse existing analysis tools to identify internal and opposition trends from a data perspective.Create new analysis tools that help identify global and league wide trends faster.Work with coaching staff and performance analysis teams to gather internal data that is important to daily operations.RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT REPORTSIdentify sporting department pain points that can be solved through R&D.Identify league wide trends through R&D and Data Science ProjectsCommunicate trends and pain points concisely.EXACT, TRANSFORM, LOAD (ETL)Combine data from multiple data sources for usable analysis.Process, clean, and validate the integrity of the data being ingested.Enhance data collection procedures to include all relevant information for developing the club functions.Perform preprocessing of structured and unstructured dataPYRAMID ALIGNMENTLink the 1st Team, 2nd Team, & Academy together through data-driven programsWork with relevant departments to develop data-driven insights that aid player development at all levels.Work with relevant departments to measure our style of play at all levels.Your areas of expertise that matter most for this role:Experience working With SQLExperience working with R or Python (R Preferred) but not a mustExperiene working with large data setsAble to utilize microsoft suite of productsAble to convey their knowledge of soccer/football conciselyAn excellent communicatorOur BenefitsComprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans401k Match and Family LeavePTO & Paid Holiday SchedulePet, Legal, and Life InsuranceTuition ReimbursementPlus Many MoreBecause of the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, you may be asked to work varying schedules to reflect our needs (includes nights and weekends).Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

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