Jobs at Dataminr

Front-End Engineer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Dataminr, we are building web apps with the latest browser technology in CSS3, HTML5, Backbone.js, node.js and many others.  We are looking for engineers with strong experience in the development of web apps to help us build products for unlocking hidden value in social media data.  In this role, a successful candidate 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 related field
  • 3+ years experience with JS Framework, such as Backbone.js, ember.js, Meteor.js or equivalent 
  • Extensive experience with of AJAX, jQuery and JSON RESTful and Object Oriented JS
  • Significant experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with data-intensive application development
  • Chrome Frame experience a plus
  • Extensive enterprise development experience 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


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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