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Dataminr is the leading real-time information discovery company.
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2019
 
   
 
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Type: Full time

Min. Experience: 3+ years

Who We Are

We are Dataminr. We deliver real-time, actionable alerts that are derived from vast amounts of publicly available information. Our clients are the first to know about high-impact events & critical breaking information, giving them the opportunity to act faster & stay one step ahead when every second counts. We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of real-time information as a force for good in the world.

Our groundbreaking AI & machine learning technology cuts through the noise in an increasingly complex landscape by detecting, classifying, & determining the significance of public information. Headquartered in NYC, Dataminr has revolutionized the way that global news, finance, public sector, corporate security & PR/communications professionals know & act on critical, relevant information to protect people, assets & brands.

Along the way, we've grown to over 450 talented employees across six global offices, raised over $570 million from leading venture & growth technology investors, & been referred to as the super tool of journalists & hedge funds. Weve received numerous awards & accolades from our clients, including recognition from CNBC as one of the worlds 50 most disruptive private technology companies in 2016 & joining Forbes definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, in 2017 & 2018.

A career at Dataminr offers the ability to make a meaningful impact at a rapidly growing tech company with a startup culture, while being supported by the experience of a company founded in 2009. We value ownership, curiosity & drive on an individual level & live these values every day. We empower everyone to have a voice at the table & regularly invest in professional development. Our culture promotes cross team interaction, work-life balance & the sharing of information & ideas because it enables us to do our best work & have fun.

Who you are:

You're passionate about building web apps with the latest javascript technology. You enjoy pushing the boundaries of what is possible with massive datasets in the client side of the stack. You have strong experience in developing web or mobile applications & are eager to build products that unlock hidden value in social media data.

The opportunity:

Our web stack uses NodeJS/Express, React+Redux & Docker amongst many others. Our mobile stack uses a blend of Objective-C, Java & React Native for iOS & Android.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with teams in engineering, business development & client services to deliver groundbreaking products for our clients.

In the first month, you'll:

  • start off by learning the ropes, spending time with different parts of the company to understand how Dataminr delivers breaking news in seconds across mobile, web & inbox.
  • get up to speed on our web & mobile stack with overview sessions & deep dives with our team.
  • be contributing code to production systems from the get-go.

Within 3 months, youll:

  • develop features in the web, mobile & service layer across many apps.
  • be sharing responsibility for several apps & shared components with your team.
  • help to plan new features & architecture improvements.
  • begin to take more of a role in mentoring new members of the growing team.

Within 6 months, youll:

  • be designing significant features that impact multiple platforms & apps.
  • be influential in the direction of the teams technical roadmap, introducing new concepts & practices that improve the experience of clients & streamlines developer experience.
  • grow a diverse team to make sure we have the right mix of skills, experience & approach for the future.

The way we work:

To maintain our momentum, we need a talented, diverse team of people committed to the idea that real-time information can be a force for good in the world.

  • We take initiative, ownership, & are accountable.
  • We work urgently & thoughtfully & are driven to constantly improve.
  • We share knowledge, consider varied perspectives, & assume positive intent.
  • We are commercially minded & deliver measurable results.
  • We maintain a sense of humor & humility.

Our offering of competitive benefits & perks include:

  • Company paid benefits for employees & their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability & life
  • Flexible spending account to be used for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking & dependent care expenses
  • 401(k) savings plan with company matching
  • Generous leave
  • Daily catered lunch
  • A kitchen fully stocked with snacks & beverages
  • Discounted Gym Membership

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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