Data Scientist
Gameops, Mlb
Posted on 1/19/2024
INACTIVE
 PrizePicks

201-500 employees

Skill-based fantasy sports operator with cash prizes
Company Overview
Performance Predictions, trading as PrizePicks, is a rapidly expanding sports company, holding the title of the largest independent skill-based fantasy sports operator in the U.S. and recognized as the Fantasy Sports Business of the Year by the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association. The company's competitive edge lies in its user-friendly platform that covers a broad spectrum of sports leagues, from traditional sports like the NFL and NBA to emerging esports titles, offering daily opportunities for users to engage and win real money prizes. The company's culture fosters a dynamic and exciting environment, with an automatic daily point generation system that encourages consistent user interaction and the chance to win cash prizes, fostering a competitive yet rewarding user experience.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$850K

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

39%

1 year growth

128%

2 year growth

326%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Science
R
Postgres
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • 2+ years of experience working with sports modeling, with an emphasis on baseball specifically
  • Expertise in machine learning, data analysis, and statistical modeling, specifically with respect to baseball
  • Proficiency in statistics and statistical software (e.g., Python, R)
  • Strong experience with relational databases like PostgreSQL
Responsibilities
  • Lead data cleaning, wrangling, and visualization efforts for our baseball tech stack
  • Develop advanced data simulations to predict outcomes of upcoming baseball games
  • Guide feature selection and optimize classifiers
  • Design processes and tools for monitoring model performance and data accuracy
  • Contribute to research and innovation in data science initiatives
Desired Qualifications
  • Preferred skills in data visualization and report building
  • Strong understanding of how baseball is played and modeled within data
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving capabilities