Domain Expert, Cyber (1 year, Fixed-term Contract)

Job Description

Posted on: 
February 3, 2023

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 analyze 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 realtime 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. Please note this role works an off-set work week including weekend work as well as projects and meetings outside of business hours.


  • Monitor and analyse the quality of our data feeds
  • Annotate and label complex breaking news events
  • Own and develop breaking news and politics-focused projects to improve our AI models
  • Regularly conduct QA of data feeds to ensure quality standards
  • 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
  • Identify any software issues to elevate to our product and engineering teams
  • Be a contributing team member, offering peer and upward feedback as necessary
  • This role requires working rotational weekends

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required. Concentration in Defence or Strategic Studies, Economics,  International Security, International Affairs, Cybersecurity, or a closely related field strongly preferred
  • Public Sector, Military, Defence or Cybersecurity experience preferred
  • Highly adaptable and able to juggle multiple competing priorities during stressful events
  • Deep understanding of geopolitical and risk issues
  • Ability to monitor and analyze data in a fast-paced environment in English
  • Passion for breaking news, current world events, technology, and a great understanding of both social media and publicly-available data
  • Ability to work multiple subject matter areas in a given week
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently within a team
  • Strong online research skills
  • Enthusiastic approach to innovation and strategic thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
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