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Player Analyst
Global Sports Company
Greater New York City
$100,000 - $135,000

Do you want to join one of the biggest names in sports, based in the heart of New York City, who promote exploratory analysis and pushing boundaries with data? If you want to join an advanced team, have experience building models in R/Python and want to work on player performance, trading and player salary cap analysis projects using open source technologies, then this is the role for you. A household name in the sporting world are looking for an experienced analyst with proven predictive modelling capabilities in R/Python as well as coding in SQL to help them fully optimize and utilize their data to its full potential, delivering insights to diverse stakeholders across the group.

THE ROLE - Player Analyst

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced analyst with experience in advanced analytics to join a growing team specializing in predictive modelling and player focused projects, including player salaries, and team trades across multiple channels to really make their mark within the business.

  • As a Player Analyst, you will be taking a lead in performing deep dive analysis using R, SQL and python across multiple channels to understand player performance, historic salaries and team trades, making recommendations on future salary caps for all teams and trades across the sport
  • Using your R and SQL/python skills you will be actively involved in building and developing predictive models from day one, helping the business utilize and optimize all payroll, and trade data for more efficient and effective player salaries based on performance.
  • You will be seen as a voice of influence in the business taking full autonomy for your analysis, and delivering insights and recommendations to senior management as well as non-technical audiences.


Proven experience in an advanced analytics environment, preferably with sports experience
Strong analytics capabilities in R and SQL with the ability to build predictive models essential. Ability to deliver key insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders
Data driven with the desire to learn and develop new skills/analytics techniques


As a Player Analyst, you can expect to earn up to $135,000 (depending on experience) + highly competitive benefits

HOW TO APPLY - Player Analyst:

Please register your interest by sending your Resume via the Apply link on this page


SQL, R, Python, Sports, Media, Entertainment, Predictive Modelling, Regression, Statistics, Google Analytics, Excel, Marketing, Analysis, Performance, Salary, Trade, Stakeholder Management, Strategy, ROI, Campaigns, Direct Marketing, Online, Tableau, Optimization, Segmentation, Modeling, Advanced Analytics

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US$100000 - US$135000 per year

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