Football Technologies Data Science Intern

13655 E Broncos Pkwy, Englewood, CO 80112, USA Req #121
Friday, June 4, 2021
The Denver Broncos are one of the most popular franchises in all of sports.  Whether judged by the measure of wins and championships, attendance, national television exposure or by the Broncos' reputation locally and throughout the NFL, there are few parallels in the world of professional sports. We are dedicated to being champions in all that we do - whether on the field, in the community, or at the workplace. We are looking for employees who are passionate about what they do, have fun doing it, and proud to represent the Denver Broncos Football Club and Empower Field at Mile High.
JOB SUMMARY: The Data Science Intern will be responsible for data collection and data analysis within Football Operations. The Data Science Intern will help support the following departments: Athletic Training, Coaching, College Scouting, Pro Personnel, Strength and Conditioning and Video. The durations of the internship will run through the 2021 season and the 2022 draft.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work through the full data science lifecycle – ask/receive question, collect/clean/store/manage data, perform exploration/analysis/modeling, derive insights, distribute information to shareholders through custom applications, data visualization tools, reports, and presentations.
  • Manage analytics infrastructure (databases, servers, containers, packages, code repositories, security, etc.)
  • Support data and video requests from Football Operations
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
 
Minimum:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related fields
  • Experience using R (preferred) or Python to:
    • Clean, aggregate, summarize, and pre-process data
    • Develop, train, and validate supervised machine learning models
    • Produce engaging data visualizations
  • Will be required to demonstrate technical ability through a series of tests and projects during the application process.
Preferred:
  • Strong analytical skills and an eagerness to learn and implement new technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills 
  • Some Experience with:
    • SQL
    • Version control systems (Git)
    • Containerization (Docker)
    • Interactive web applications (R Shiny)
    • BI/data visualization tools (Tableau/Power BI/Qlik)
  • Inventive approach – desire to create and design new solutions that solve complex problems
  • Self-motivated, dedicated and solutions oriented 
  • Able to own individual projects as well as work on a team
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment with a small team 
  • Motivated to work in professional football
  • Football knowledge is a plus

The Denver Broncos Football Club offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off (1 hour for every 30 hours worked), 401(K) matching program, and affordable Health coverage.


This job posting will remain open until we have identified an adequate applicant pool. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. 

The Denver Broncos Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law or regulation.  It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.   Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $15.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $20.00
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  • 13655 E Broncos Pkwy, Englewood, CO 80112, USA