Senior Software Engineer - Back End

New York, NY, United States, Remote • $120k - $180k


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote


$120k - $180k


501+ people


6 E 32 Nd St
New York, NY, 10016-5422, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Scala
  • Kafka
  • Apache Spark
  • AWS
  • Python
  • React Native
  • React
  • JavaScript
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

Role Description

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 550 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.

About Dataminr

Dataminr has been recognized as one of the world’s leading businesses in AI and Machine Learning innovation, pioneering groundbreaking technology for detecting, classifying, and determining the significance of public information in real-time. Dataminr discovers high-impact events instantly and critical breaking information long before it's in the news.

Company Culture

We foster a team-driven, collaborative, and interconnected culture. Join your coworkers for all-hands meetings, (virtual) happy hours, game nights, movie nights, volunteering events and more.

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