Senior Software Engineer, Back End

Dataminr

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/08/2021
  • Website: dataminr.com
  • Company Address: 6 East 32nd Street 2nd Fl, New York, NY, 10016

About Dataminr

We are Dataminr. We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI, public data, and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Over the last decade, our team has established and refined the leading AI platform for real-time event and risk detection. We surface the earliest signals of unfolding events and emerging risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management. Dataminr serves thousands of professionals in 70+ countries by delivering timely, relevant, and actionable alerts to public and private sector organizations around the world.

Job Description

Minimum Experience: 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Who we are:

We are Dataminr. We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI, public data, and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Over the last decade, our team has established and refined the leading AI platform for real-time event and risk detection. We surface the earliest signals of unfolding events and emerging risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management. Dataminr serves thousands of professionals in 70+ countries by delivering timely, relevant, and actionable alerts to public and private sector organizations around the world.

We’ve grown to over 500 talented employees across seven global offices and raised $392 million in funding in our most recent investment round. Our culture promotes cross-team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it enables us to do our best work together, make a meaningful contribution, and have fun. Join us and help the world manage risk in real time.

We're committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. At Dataminr, we believe our differences give us strength, and we hire talented individuals who are empowered to be their authentic selves. Come join us!

Who you are:

You build products that make users’ lives better. Are comfortable with rapid experimentation and enjoy solving new problems. You have the know how to deliver a product incrementally leveraging your experience with lean and agile practices. You own your own path to production and design event driven applications that are well tested as well as easy to monitor for failure. You enjoy deepening your knowledge of java/scala as well as exposing yourself to other parts of the stack like our javascript based client application or our AWS hosted infrastructure.

What success looks like in your first 6 months:

In this role, you will build the system that routes and sends millions of messages to customers email, mobile devices, sms, or desktop. This means you’ll:

    contribute code to production systems from the get-go.
    spend time with different parts of the company to understand how events around the world turn into customer alerts.
    identify possible bottlenecks and technical constraints around our messaging systems
    partner with other members of the team to plan and deliver the next iteration of our serverless messaging systems
    be a technical mentor for more junior members of the team as well as sharing technical leadership responsibilities with other seniors on the team.

Why you should work here:

    We recognize and reward hard work with:
        competitive compensation package including company equity.
        paid benefits for employees and their dependents, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
        401(k) savings plan with company matching.
        flexible spending account for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking and dependent care expenses.
    We want you to be your best, authentic self by supporting you with:
        a diverse, driven, and passionate team of coworkers who want you to succeed
        individual learning and development fund and professional training
        generous paid time off; including sick leave and 100% company paid parental leave
        in-office perks such as a kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages, and catered meals
        remote working friendly perks such as expanded telehealth options for mental and physical well being, virtual yoga, meditation and health and fitness app reimbursements
        and more!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.