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Front End Engineer

Dataminr, New York

Real-time Information Discovery


Type: Full Time 
Minimum Experience: 1-3 years

Who we are:

We are Dataminr, the leading company that turns social media into real-time, actionable alerts. Our ability to find and deliver information faster than any traditional source has completely revolutionized how critical, relevant and actionable information reaches the news, finance, public sector and corporate security industries.

We are one of the most exciting companies to work for and have been referred to as the “super tool of journalists and hedge funds” while also receiving numerous accolades from professionals in both the corporate security area and public sector. We’ve been named to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list in 2014 and 2016, the Forbes FinTech 50 list in 2016, added to the AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies list and received an invitation to speak at the World Economic Forum.    

Headquartered in New York City and nearing 250 employees, Dataminr provides a challenging and dynamic environment where everyone feels that they have the freedom to be innovative, impactful and influential. Our culture promotes team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it empowers us to do our best work and have fun. If you want to be a part of the most interesting and exciting high-growth tech company in New York, please keep reading!

Who you are:

Someone who is passionate about building web apps with the latest javascript technology. You enjoy pushing the boundaries of what is possible with massive datasets using the latest javascript frameworks. You have strong experience in the development of web apps to help us build products for unlocking hidden value in social media data. In this role, you will collaborate closely with teams in engineering, business development and client services to deliver groundbreaking products for our clients in the public sector and finance sectors.  

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, HCI or relevant work experience
  • Experience with React, Angular or equivalent
  • Experience building large web apps with Redux, Flux or Marionette frameworks
  • Experience with Express/NodeJS applications servers
  • Experience with CSS compilation using SCSS, PostCSS or equivalent
  • Familiar with common build tools like Grunt, Webpack, Babel, Gulp
  • Data visualization with svg/canvas experience a plus
  • Experience with functional JS programming a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Our offering of competitive benefits and perks include:

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

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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