Associate Director, Scaled Operations



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

See yourself at Dataminr

You're a seasoned Business and Data Analyst with experience driving initiatives to support company growth and operations.

You love making sense of large amounts of data, developing models & conducting research to inform decision making, and creating presentations to convey strategic insights. You're highly analytical and detail oriented.

You take the initiative to own projects and deliver results with the goal to make the organization more successful. You're passionate about bringing your strategic, analytical, and technical skills to a growing organization responsible for scaling Dataminr’s operations capacity.

You will work with a cross-functional team of program managers, AI model developers, product managers, content engineers and operations teams - to solve challenging problems.

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 over 600 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:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plan options for employees domestic partners and their dependents

  • Generous PTO, flexible sick days and remote working options

  • Paid parental leave and family forming benefits

  • Mental health benefits and support

  • Company equity (RSUs)

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, learning and development funds, and more.

The opportunity

  • Support strategic and operational planning, bringing expertise and experience to scaling / rapid growth challenges

  • Gather, analyse and use data to drive day-to-day decision-making, resource allocation and long-term goal-setting. Develop cross-departmental partnerships to drive operational and technical change.

  • Build dashboards and other visualization tools to clearly communicate data-led insights

  • Build internal and external presentations: Collaborate with multiple parts of the organization to assemble and convey team performance & strategic insights

  • Conduct analysis and deep-dives into aspects of Dataminr’s alerting and operational processes, in order to identify quality improvement and innovation opportunities. Manage budget and operational metrics reporting including scoping out new scalable solutions for business needs

  • Track contracts, product usage and other critical aspects of team business processes. Find technical solutions to help solve business and internal product challenges

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, MBA preferred or relevant transferable work experience. 5+ years in a Business Analyst or similar role at a top-tier management consulting, operations, or analytics firm/role

  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organized with demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work both independently & collaboratively within a team

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with changing priorities

  • High proficiency with analytical and presentation tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint, Google Sheets/Slides). Experience in analytic languages (e.g., SQL,) and business intelligence tools (e.g., Looker)

  • Comfortable handling ambiguity and complexity

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, colour, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

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