Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Strategic Planning Analyst / Insight & Foresight - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Oklahoma City Thunder is an elite performance organization and a leading franchise in the NBA. Beyond any single game, season, or outcome, we’re driven to shape the future of our industry, our community and our own legacy in sports. So we’re looking for people who want to make an impact–individuals with the courage and ambition to think and work differently and an endless desire to push for progress. At the Thunder, you’re joining a culture that performs at the highest level and empowers you to realize your greatest potential.

As a Strategic Planning Analyst / Insight & Foresight, your work is critical to uncovering valuable insights that help shape the organization’s future. You will work to identify, evaluate and realize opportunities for competitive advantage.

Working with colleagues, you will help shape the composition of the team by optimizing resource allocation and asset management within the Salary Cap system.


Other day-to-day duties include:

  • Perform directed research covering player and asset valuation, market analysis and forecasting, salary cap management, competitor analysis, league financial analysis, and negotiation preparation.

  • Collaborate on new research initiatives across various functions

  • Develop impactful reports, tools, presentations, and ongoing deliverables

  • Carrying out other administrative tasks consistent with the policies and procedures of the NBA and OKC Thunder


  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding track record of academic or professional achievement

  • Experience with technical tools for analysis a plus - R, Python, SQL, etc.

  • Proven respect for confidentiality

  • Strong communication skills—ability to deliver clear and effective messages to a variety of stakeholders

  • Must be able to work long hours on short notice

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Strategic Planning / Insight & Foresight.


*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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