Director, Public Data Services

Baseball Prospectus

Job Summary: Baseball Prospectus, an industry leader since 1996, seeks a skilled and experienced full-time Director to oversee the team responsible for maintenance and delivery of public statistics, including the Operations and Application Development teams. This person will work side-by-side with senior management to help guide the vision of BP and have autonomy to run their own department, including personnel and strategic data/development decisions. They will also be working closely with our Editorial and R&D teams to help elevate our brand in all aspects of the business.
Required Skills
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Desire to own the role and space, both publicly and internally
  • Data-centric UX leadership with a customer service orientation
  • Strong familiarity with Baseball Prospectus statistics and concepts
  • Ability to program Python/Django (or other web framework)
  • Experience with front-end JavaScript frameworks (Vue or others)
  • Fluency in SQL
  • Experience with Linux and/or AWS/cloud services administration
  • Proven success in a remote work environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional availability during weekends, holidays and nights during the Major League Baseball season
Desired Skills
  • Experience with CMS-integrated sites
  • Baseball industry experience (public or private)
  • Experience with statistical and machine learning in R
  • Web application security
  • Quality control and release management
  • API design and management
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