• Database/Basketball Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-Tarrytown
    Requisition ID
    19-12418
    Division
    Teams - Knicks
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    Basketball analysist to work within the team’s analytics department supporting the overall statistical and reporting operations including but not limited to daily and long-term projects.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Assist with basketball analytic/statistic projects
    • Assist with creation of end user visualizations, dashboards and reports
    • Assist with writing and maintaining R code
    • Assist with writing SQL queries, stored procedures and views,
    • Assist in data cleansing and validation initiatives

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree mathematics, statistics and/or computer science
    • Demonstratable experience of data analytics and statistical analysis in basketball
    • Strong R coding skills
    • Strong SQL coding skills
    • Working knowledge of Java, HTML and CSS

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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