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Director of Engineering, Web Platform

Company: Dataminr
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

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. We will provide all the necessary support to work remotely until our offices reopen. This role can be office-based or fully remote. Type: Full time Min. Experience: 7+ years 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 600+ talented people across seven offices, united by our passion to collaborate, make a difference, and have fun while doing it!-- Who you are: You're a hands-on engineering leader who understands the challenges of a high-growth technology company from a business, systems, and development standpoint and can effectively translate them into requirements and solutions. You know how to write good clean code that solves real world problems, and more importantly you know how to inspire and empower others to do the same.-- You're passionate about building complex real-time web app platforms supporting multi-team efforts. In this role, you will direct the engineering teams that power our primary customer applications and services. You have a proven track record of designing and managing large dev teams that align to many different technical challenges. You lead your teams with a focus on engagement and stability while maintaining new feature development that impacts the business. You excel in strategic thinking and execution in a fast-paced environment.-- Responsibilities:

  • Lead high performing engineering teams responsible for large and complex web application platforms
  • Partner with product leadership to shape long term vision and be able break down into concrete near term milestones
  • Design teams and build platforms that enable multi-team initiatives to move fast
  • Build a balanced technical roadmap that ensures stable future platform growth
  • Implement and improve existing development, testing, deployment and issue tracking practices
  • Ensure our platform meets all compliance requirements, localization, accessibility, and other relevant laws and regulations
  • Provide career growth plans and direction for team members
  • Partner with recruiting to hire world-class talent Desired Skills and Experience:
    • Professional experience building cloud-based, enterprise products with modern tech stacks written with React, Redux, Express, or other modern frameworks and tools
    • You're on top of the latest web apis such as ES Modules, Async / Await, Fetch, IndexedDB, Web Workers- in and out
    • You have developed and driven a long term technical vision for a large web platform--
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to interface and partner with different levels of the organization
    • Prior management and leadership experience growing, mentoring and developing teams of individual contributors and people managers effectively
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize projects in a fast-paced, high-growth technology/SaaS/cloud-based environment
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or 7+ years of relevant experience 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
      • in-office perks such as a kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages, and catered meals
      • 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. Are you authorized to work in the country to which you applied? --*
        -- Will you now or in the future require immigration sponsorship to work with Dataminr, Inc? --*
        -- Are you or were you ever a U.S. Government employee (this includes both military and U.S. Government employees and officials)? --*
        -- If the answer to the above question was yes, please list any post-employment restrictions that you may have stemming from your employment with the U.S. Government.
        U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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