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Data Scientist

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New York, United States

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.
The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace.  To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including having received a booster when eligible.  The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance
Position Summary:
The Data Scientist role will be a technical expert within the Global Strategy & Innovation (GSI) group in all matters surrounding statistical analysis, data manipulation and interpretation, and process automation. You will be a thought leader, tasked with the responsibility to leverage the NBA's various internal data sources to create new and innovative analytical products and outputs to inform league executives about the state of team businesses. The ideal candidate will uncover insights through predictive analyses and data visualization, drive better decision making by using various statistical modeling techniques, and promote efficiencies in reporting to various stakeholder groups within the league office.
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Technical Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in computer/information science, statistics, engineering or another quantitative field required
We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

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