Kansas City Royals – Developer, Baseball Systems


Baseball Operations: Team Administration/Operations

Developer, Baseball Systems – Kansas City Royals (Kansas City, MO)

Job Summary:

The Kansas City Royals Baseball Club is seeking a highly motivated developer to support baseball operations.  The ideal applicant will be able to manage multiple concurrent projects that facilitate enhanced communications, reporting, and other interactions between teams internal to the organization.


  • Assist in development tasks and data operations
    • Assist in daily task monitoring to ensure data health, quality assurance, and reliability of systems
    • Support schema and testing of databases of various sizes
    • Develop, test, and optimize performance and accuracy of scripts used to calculate derived data
    • Automate, manage, and report data lifecycle based on retention and storage requirements
    • Explore novel tools to visualize data and explore models by implementing UI/UX in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/JQuery in conjunction with lead developer
    • Collaborate with baseball operations staff to create and improve internal analysis and informational tools.
    • Apply mobile technology enhancements


  • 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience is required
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours during the baseball season is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of work materials and issues as appropriate
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms and business data is required:
    • Two years experience with Python
    • Strong knowledge of SQL
    • Basic administration of UNIX-based servers (Linux, Mac, etc.)
    • Interest in and knowledge of UI/UX and web development technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, AngularJS/NodeJS, jQuery
  • Experience with the following tools, platforms and business data is preferred:
    • Business intelligence experience is a plus
    • Baseball knowledge and exposure to baseball statistics


Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

  1. Do you have a 4 year degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field?
  2.  Are you able to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours?
  3.  Do you have 2 years of experience with Python?

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