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Software Engineer III - Telecommute Opportunity



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Who we are:

Dataminr, the world’s leading real-time information discovery platform, delivers the earliest warnings on high-impact events, emerging risks and other critical business information far in advance of other sources. Recognized as one of the world’s leading AI businesses, Dataminr enables faster response, more effective risk mitigation and stronger crisis management for public and private sector organizations spanning global corporations, first responders, NGOs and newsrooms. Most recently valued at $4.1B, Dataminr serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 50 and half of the Fortune 100 companies and over 650 newsrooms worldwide.

Who you are:

We’re looking for a Software Engineer III to be responsible for developing infrastructure as a service including building scalable and reliable systems, code quality, and engineering efficiency. Ensures the high-quality delivery of our software with a rapidly growing team by building the frameworks and tools needed by software engineers and data scientists to thoroughly validate, deploy, and monitor their code. Acts as a champion for best practices and as a quality mentor to the rest of the engineering organization. Develops and maintains tools used by engineering for monitoring, event collection, and downtime tracking. Develops deployment and automation tools to manage a rapidly growing number of services. Drives improvements in security, scalability, reliability, and performance. Troubleshoots large-scale distributed systems (hardware, software, applications, and network). Develops continuous integration systems and tests frameworks and work with other teams to gather requirements and disseminate to the rest of the team. May telecommute from any location in the U.S.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field and 2 years of related experience.

  • Must also have 12 months of experience with each of the following:

    • 1) Designing and architecting frameworks and solutions on AWS;

    • 2) Maintaining deployment tools in a cloud infrastructure with programming languages such as Python;

    • 3) Designing deployment mechanisms such as Blue/Green and Canary deployments using CI/CD pipelines;

    • 4) Designing and architecting deployment and automation tools; and

    • 5) Engineering ETL pipelines using AWS S3, EMR, Athena, Step Functions, and Lambda.

  • Will accept experience gained before, during, or after Master’s program. Will accept experience gained concurrently.

  • Full-time, position may telecommute from any location in the U.S.

  • Salary: $165,000/year

Why you should work here:

At Dataminr, we are creating a team of talented builders, creators and visionaries to have a real-world impact on how organizations respond to fast-emerging events as they unfold. We are 850 talented individuals, spanning seven global offices, united by our passion to use AI for the greater good and be agents of positive change in our company and in our communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you healthy and happy:

  • Company paid medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and their dependents

  • Generous PTO, unlimited sick days and remote working options

  • Paid parental leave and family forming benefits

  • Company equity (RSUs)

  • Reimbursements for mental health and wellness apps

​At Dataminr, we serve a global community made up of many cultures and strive to reflect the diversity of the world in which we live. We stand for social justice and we lead with empathy. We foster a culture of allyship, standing up for those who face systemic barriers to equality. We actively condemn racism and discrimination in any form.

We believe our differences give us strength. Our employees are empowered to be their best, authentic selves through various opportunities, such as our robust employee resource group (ERG) network, individual learning and development funds, and more.

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.