Jobs at Dataminr

Software Engineer - Infrastructure

Location: New York, NY

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Dataminr, we are looking for dedicated software engineers 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:

  • B.S/M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields
  • 3+ years experience building and managing large scale distributed software systems
  • Extensive experience in Java or C++ and experience with scripting languages
  • Excellent knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Ability to solve open-ended problems in an elegant, scalable manner
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, distributed caches and NoSQL databases a big 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


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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