Senior Engineering Manager, Machine Learning Platform

Seattle, WA, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 2 weeks ago

--COVID-19 Hiring Update--

Dataminr is still actively hiring.

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 with experience in full stack development. You understand 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 are comfortable with a cross disciplined engineering team and work well with other technical leaders.

As a Senior Engineering Manager at Dataminr, you'll work with product, design and engineering to deliver a world class product experience to our growing set of clients.  As our company grows, you will also build, mentor and develop your development team.

You’re passionate about AI and machine-learning, and have at least basic understanding of machine-learning engineering. You have a proven track record of building and maintaining real-time, high throughput machine learning driven platforms and applications that support consumer facing businesses.


  • Partner with other teams across engineering, research, product, and design to plan, develop, and track capabilities and new technologies
  • Build a balanced technical roadmap for the team that ensures stable future platform growth
  • Become a champion for machine-learning engineering, train and mentor other engineers
  • Implement and improve existing development, testing, deployment and issue tracking practices
  • Provide career growth plans and direction for team members

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Professional experience with machine learning driven platforms and/or applications
  • Understanding of machine-learning basics, model life-cycle, model performance and benchmarking
  • Professional experience with data and ML frameworks such as Spark, TensorFlow or similar
  • 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 a team 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
    • 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.




Job tags: AI Engineering Machine Learning ML Research Spark TensorFlow
Job region(s): North America
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