Principal Subject Matter Expert, Cyber Threat Intelligence R&D

New York, NY, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Customers rely on Dataminr’s AI platform for early signals of high-impact events and emerging risks, to respond with confidence and manage crises more effectively

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--COVID-19 Hiring Update--

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. Currently, reopening of offices is planned for January 2022.

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 800+ talented people across eight offices, united by our passion to collaborate, make a difference, and have fun while doing it!

Who you are:

You have prior experience working as a cyber risk senior analyst and understand the cybersecurity market landscape. You are a highly motivated individual who can compile research for key commercial requirements across sectors and succinctly summarize your findings. You have experience building and measuring efficient computational data flows, and combining these skills to combat the continuous evolution of the threat landscape. You are enthusiastic about working on some of the most challenging problems in AI and are a passionate builder of solutions that directly contribute to product development.


  • Support and build proprietary algorithmic data streams, using linguistic, regional or technical expertise
  • Compile cybersecurity-focused research for key commercial requirements in the Corporate Risk and Public Sector verticals
  • Understand and predict client needs and scalably provide solutions for these requirements
  • Explore and identify new open source data pertaining to cybersecurity
  • Identify Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and characteristics of ransomware and other threat actors while developing methods to predict and classify their attack methodology as it evolves 
  • Effectively liaise cross-functionally with Engineering, Go-to-Market, and AI Research departments
  • Be self-driven with proven technical abilities, sense of teamwork, and willingness to roll up their sleeves and get work done

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience either with a Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) vendor or in a blue team role defending an organization’s network
  • Experience using a wide range of cybersecurity data sources and tools and advanced expertise in at least one of them 
  • Leveraged frameworks like MITRE ATT&CK to map and track threat actor TTPs
  • Experience evaluating cybersecurity threats from publicly available information spanning surface, deep, and dark web sources
  • Demonstrable expertise in an area of cybersecurity threat analysis such as vulnerability management, exploit development, ICS/OT, or DevSecOps
  • Self-motivation and an ability to handle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Foreign language skills in Russian or Chinese a plus
  • Quick study of new technologies and business requirements 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Certifications in Sec+, Network+,GCTI, CISSP, or CISM are a plus

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.



For individuals applying for US-based roles: 

Dataminr is requiring that all prospective employees hired for this position present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Dataminr is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally protected reasons, should contact their recruiting representative as soon as possible following any conditional offer of employment to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations Dataminr is able to offer.

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