Jobs at Dataminr

Data Scientist

Location: New York, NY

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Dataminr, we are looking for dedicated data scientists to help us sort, analyze and deliver relevant information from terabytes of unstructured data in the social media space. We strive for strong abstractions that allow for fast iteration, easy integration and short development cycles, allowing us to constantly learn from our data and empowering our clients to apply these insights toward product enhancements.


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or related field
  • Solid background in data mining, data visualization, statistical analysis, computational NLP or machine learning with at least 5 years experience
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  • Extensive programming and system design experience, ability to work with big data with minimal engineering support
  • Experience with Hadoop/MapReduce, Hive/Pig and NoSQL databases
  • Proven track record of solving challenging problems in both academia and industry
  • 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


Company Description:

Dataminr ( is a real-time information discovery company founded in 2009 and based in New York, NY.  Dataminr's analytics engine transforms social media streams into actionable signals, providing enterprise clients with one of the earliest warning systems for market-relevant information, noteworthy events, and emerging trends.  The company has developed a broad suite of modular desktop and API products that address the unique needs of its client set.  We offer competitive salaries, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees.

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