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Dataminr // real-time information discovery
Design, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Who We Are

Dataminr puts real-time AI & public data to work for our clients, generating relevant & actionable alerts for global corporations, public sector agencies, newsrooms, & NGOs. Our leading AI platform detects the earliest signals of high-impact events & emerging risks from vast amounts of publicly available information. Our real-time alerts enable tens of thousands of users at hundreds of public & private sector organizations to learn first of breaking events around the world, develop effective risk mitigation strategies, & respond with confidence as crises unfold. 

Dataminr is making its mark for growth & innovation, recently earning recognition on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Forbes AI 50 & Forbes Cloud 100 lists. We also earned accolades for Most Innovative Use of AI from the 2020 AI & Machine Learning Awards. 

Join us & help the world manage risk in real time. Youll work with 600+ talented people across seven offices, united by our passion to collaborate, make a difference, & have fun while doing it!

Who You Are

This position is for an experienced UX Researcher ready to establish & evangelize their discipline at Dataminr while proactively collaborating with teams across the organization.

  • You know how to identify the right research questions & know the right methodologies to answer them
  • You fall in love with problems, not solutions, & are an advocate for your users
  • You are a storyteller who delivers compelling insights & a call to action in a way that generates empathy, alignment, & energy
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity & can adapt your plans as new information becomes available
  • Youre relentlessly curious & love thinking about the intersection of people & technology

What Youll Do

The user experience team is currently made up of product designers with a wide range of skills but were looking to bring on more specialists in areas such as research & writing. This would be the first research role on the team.

As a UX Researcher, you'll be collaborating with designers, product managers, & engineers focused on delivering valuable & intuitive experiences to international newsrooms, Fortune 500's, & enterprise organizations within the public sector.

  • Play a key role throughout the product development lifecycle by supporting discovery, refining solutions, & identifying continuous improvement opportunities
  • Identify the right participants for research & manage participant recruitment
  • Conduct research various forms of research including discovery research to understand user mindset & workflows & evaluative research to guide design iterations on multiple aspects of our products & experiences
  • Work with designers, product managers, & engineers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports & in-person presentations
  • Publish findings & maintain a research database to promote a user-centered mindset throughout the company

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 2-5 years research experience, ideally for enterprise software
  • Experience on a small team in a fast-paced environment

Dataminr is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.


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