Full Job Description
This position will serve as a member of the Player Health and Safety team within the NFL. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of PH&S, the individual will oversee the analysis of all data connected to the game and injuries (players, injuries, equipment, biomechanics, tracking, etc.). The ideal candidate should be able to process large quantities of football-specific data and injury data to perform trend analysis, uncover patterns, and provide tangible conclusions; as well as help the department support, inform and/or challenge critical strategy and policy decisions. Examples of research you might be asked to conduct include:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Aggregate and process data for analysis of the overall player safety of the game.
Analyze Tracking Stats for player game and practice tracking data for macro-level trends.
Employ software packages that leverage models and computer vision to classify and tag injuries.
Track and report key football data, demographics and trends across all levels of football.
Produce compelling, illustrative and user-friendly (concise, informative) reports from existing databases of future, current and former players.
Provide support to existing and on-going projects, including but not limited to, annual statistical reports, statistical analysis of playing rules proposals, etc.
Provide support across the department, including ad hoc requests from internal business units.
Supervise a small team of external vendors.
Be able to work in a team and as a self-starter.
Ten or more years of experience in a highly quantitative role in data science and healthcare.
Preferably an M.S. or PhD degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Analytics, Statistics or some similar quantitative discipline.
Proficient with statistical software packages (R, Python, MATLAB, SAS or related programs).
Proficient with Microsoft Office and Project Management tools (Jira, Confluence, MS Project, etc).
Proficient in using data visualization tools (e.g., Qlik, PowerBI) to present data in clear, concise formats.
Experience with data storage / retrieval techniques in a Cloud environment.
Deep understanding of the game of football.
Familiar with Health Records database like IQVIA and EHR.
Work Locations: NY New York - NFL Office 345 Park Avenue New York 10154
Worker Type: Employee
Person Type: Employee
Assignment Category: Full-Time Regular
Education Level: Master's Degree
Job Posting: Oct 5, 2020, 10:37:41 AM
Application Deadline: Ongoing