Analyst, Domain Expert - Eastern Europe (Part-Time)



Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

See yourself at Dataminr

Dataminr’s Domain Experts are an essential component of our company’s success - ensuring the alerts we send to our clients are of the best possible quality and making Dataminr’s AI platform more advanced. As a Domain Expert, you will monitor and analyse our data feeds and annotate, label and edit signals in real time. You will be an integral part of our algorithm training process and our advanced real-time human-AI feedback loop that integrates key knowledge domains into our AI models.

As a Domain Expert, you will also play a key role in defining new factors to improve our alerts, data source coverage, machine learning and AI models. This is a remote or an in-person position. It requires the ability to work 11:00am and 5:00pm AEDT or 1:00pm and 7:00pm AEST depending on the time of year. This is a part-time position requiring work on weekends, with a minimum of two days per week between Friday and Monday. It also requires availability for three weeks Monday-Friday end of October / early November to take part in a training program.

Additional Job Information:
- Location: Remote-first role (Australia), with access to our office in Melbourne
- Contract: Part-time, 12 month fixed term contract
- As above, the role is based on a weekend shift pattern, with a minimum of two days per week between Friday and Monday

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 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.

The opportunity

  • Monitor and analyse the quality of our data feeds

  • Own and develop breaking news and politics-focused projects to improve our AI models

  • Regularly conduct QA of data feeds to ensure quality standards and elevate any software issues to our product and engineering teams

  • Make real-time decisions with incomplete data

  • Work with multiple stakeholders across all offices to support region-specific training

  • Collaborate on and communicate about daily priorities in a team-centric environment

What you bring

At Dataminr, we value you for who you are. We encourage you to apply for this role, even if you don't meet every qualification. Our candidates are reviewed on the basis of their skill and potential to succeed.

  • Bachelor's degree required; ideally with a concentration in: Economics, International Relations, Eastern European Studies, Communications/PR, Political Science, or a closely related field strongly preferred

  • Deep understanding of geopolitical and risk issues that affect Eastern Europe

  • Ability to monitor and analyse data with strong online research skills in a fast-paced environment in English; the ability to read and understand Ukrainian or Russian preferred

  • Adaptable and able to juggle multiple competing priorities in evolving scenarios

  • Passion for breaking news, current world events, technology, complimented with a strong understanding of both social media and publicly-available data

  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently within a team

  • Enthusiastic approach to innovation and strategic thinking



About Dataminr

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.

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.