Baseball Tracking System Operator

  • Job Reference: 82171008-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2019
  • Recruiter: MLB Advanced Media
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Broadcasting, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description



MLB's Baseball Tracking System (BTS) combines Doppler radar-based ball flightmeasurement technology with optical player tracking technology for television broadcast, Internet, stadium video production and organizational data. It is the perfect part-time job for a diligent, responsible employee who also happens to be a big baseball fan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Arrive at the ballpark 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time;
  • Double-check and verify the game ID, both team's rosters, batting lineups, pitchers, and other pre-game information;
  • Enable and verify video recording 10 minutes prior to start of game;
  • Enable and/or disable pitch tracking between innings;
  • Ensure each play has captured all baseball events and player tracking accurately;
  • Work closely with MLB data operations personnel to troubleshoot the system and ensure accuracy of data;
  • Provide detailed post-game reporting and recaps.


Qualifications include:

  • Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks in a timely manner;
  • Advanced knowledge of computer hardware, software;
  • Ability to deal with challenging personalities;
  • Willingness to learn system flow;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to understand and follow baseball play during a game;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Reliable transportation and cell phone.