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Domain Expert, East Asia

Dataminr, Seattle, WA, United States

Real-time Information Discovery


--COVID-19 Hiring Update--

As the health and safety of our candidates and our employees come first, we're excited to provide virtual experiences for interviews and new hire on-boarding. 

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 organizations 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 800+ talented people across eight 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 real-time 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 this role works an off-set work week including weekend work.

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 East Asian events and developments. 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required; ideally with a concentration in International Relations, Chinese Studies or Asian Studies.
  • Ability to monitor and analyze data in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read and understand a second language, preferably Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean 
  • Highly adaptable and able to juggle multiple competing priorities during stressful events
  • Passion for breaking news, current 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

Additional Requirements

  • Please note this role works an off-set work week including weekend work

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze the quality of our data feeds 
  • Annotate and label complex breaking news events
  • Own and develop breaking news and politics-focused 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
  • Remote Position; ability to work 10:00 am - 6:00 pm PT 

Why you should work here:

  • We recognize and reward hard work with:
    • company 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
    • 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 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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For individuals applying for US-based roles: 

Dataminr is requiring that all prospective employees hired for this position present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Dataminr is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally protected reasons, should contact their recruiting representative as soon as possible following any conditional offer of employment to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations Dataminr is able to offer.

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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