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Domain Expert, General (Fixed Term Contract)

Dataminr, London, United Kingdom

Real-time Information Discovery


This role can be based in our London office or remote within the UK. We will provide all the necessary support to work remotely.

Type: Full Time - Including Weekends

Contract: Until November 30, 2021

Min. Experience: One year

Who we are:

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

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

Join our team -- and help the world manage risk in real time. You’ll work with 600+ talented people across seven offices, united by our passion to collaborate, make a difference, and have fun while doing it!

About the role: 

Dataminr’s Domain Experts are an essential component of our company’s success - ensuring the alerts we send to our clients are of the best possible quality and making Dataminr’s AI platform more advanced. As a Domain Expert, you will monitor and analyze our data feeds and annotate, label and edit signals in real time. You will be an integral part of our algorithm training process and our advanced realtime human-AI feedback loop that integrates key knowledge domains into our AI models. As a Domain Expert, you will also play a key role in defining new factors to improve our alerts, data source coverage, machine learning and AI models. Please note that this role requires rotational weekend work as well as projects and meetings outside of business hours.

Who you are:

You are a highly motivated individual who (1) thrives in a real-time information environment; (2) is a mission-oriented team player who wants to make an impact on the world; and (3) be an expert on breaking news and world events

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required. International Relations, Communications/PR, Journalism, Political Science, or a closely related field strongly preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in a fast-paced startup, newsroom, GSOC, or military preferred
  • Highly adaptable and able to juggle multiple competing priorities during fast-paced events
  • Deep understanding of geopolitical and risk issues 
  • Ability to monitor and analyze data in a fast-paced environment in English; ability to read and understand a second language preferred; Arabic, Persian, Russian, French or Mandarin are preferred.
  • Passion for breaking news, current US and world events, technology, and a great understanding of both social media and publicly-available data
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently within a team 
  • Strong online research skills 
  • Enthusiastic approach to innovation and strategic thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze the quality of our data feeds 
  • Annotate and label complex breaking news events
  • Own and develop projects to improve our AI models
  • Regularly conduct QA of data feeds to ensure quality standards 
  • Make real-time decisions with incomplete data
  • Work with multiple stakeholders across all offices to support region-specific training
  • Collaborate on and communicate about daily priorities in a team-centric environment
  • Identify any software issues to elevate to our product and engineering teams
  • Be a contributing team member, offering peer and upward feedback as necessary

Why you should work here:

  • We recognize and reward hard work with:
    • competitive compensation 
    • company paid benefits for employees and their dependents such as Health and Dental insurance, Vision Care and Income Protection and Life Insurance
  • 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 leave, including two additional volunteer days
    • in-office perks such as a kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages, and catered meals, Bi-monthly company outings, Dataminr Yoga
    • remote working friendly perks such as expanded telehealth options for mental and physical wellbeing, meditation and health and fitness app reimbursements 
    • discounted Gym Membership

…and this is just to name a few!

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and 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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About Dataminr

Dataminr transforms the Twitter stream and other public datasets into actionable signals, discovering must-know information in real-time for clients in Finance, the Public Sector, News, Corporate Security and Crisis Management.

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