We are Blackdot
Blackdot Solutions makes Videris, a complete investigations platform for investigators and analysts leveraging open source intelligence.
Today, huge and growing volumes of publicly available data are accessible online. Increasing numbers of organisations are trying to make use of this information to address critical challenges; a process known as Open Source Intelligence, or OSINT. OSINT is used to fight major societal problems, such as terrorism, financial crime and human trafficking – but investigators often rely on manual processes to leverage OSINT for their investigations.
We created Videris to help professional investigators and analysts make sense of the wealth of data available on the internet. Videris helps investigators to work faster and gain better insights, combining internal data with external data, and ensuring organisations benefit from improved efficiency and effectiveness in the fight against crime.
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Our customers include major international banks, governments, NGOs and global corporates, who use Videris to prevent crime and make the world a safer place.
Government agencies use Videris to counter terrorism and serious organised crime
Banks use Videris to prevent money laundering and other financial crime
NGOs use Videris to fight environmental crime, including the illegal wildlife trade
Major corporates use Videris to investigate issues like fraud, insider trading and bribery and corruption
Whilst some of our work is confidential, we work with many household names that you will have heard of.
Our clients rely on our tech every day, and our software means they can collect, analyse and visualise open source intelligence (OSINT) and get instant results.
It’s serious stuff, but we believe in the power of technology to do great things. Videris doesn’t collect data indiscriminately, and we won’t sell our software to just anyone; we’re here to protect the public, use information responsibly and make sure we can all sleep at night.
Roles at Blackdot
Building the world's most powerful investigations software is no easy task and Blackdot Solutions relies on a team of talent people to help us achieve our mission to tackle some of society's biggest problems.
Working in software development doesn't mean you need a technical background, we're regularly recruiting for roles across all our teams, including:
- Sales Executives, Sales Engineers and Business Development Representatives
- Marketing Associates
- Product Managers
- Customer Support Representatives
- Customer Success Managers
- Development Engineers
- Test Engineers
Why work for us?
If you’re a self-starting, roll-up-your-sleeves type, Blackdot Solutions is the place for you. You’ll get to work on projects that really matter, in a collaborative environment with the spirit of a startup. No two days are the same. Monday — tackling terrorism. Tuesday — tackling table tennis. We are a team of techies, intelligence professionals and OSINT lovers, but we don't take ourselves too seriously and we always have a laugh.
But don't take our word for it; let some of our team tell you why they love working for Blackdot...
“Blackdot Solutions has enabled me to further my career by allowing exposure to new technologies whilst providing the support, guidance and time needed to familiarise myself with them. Blackdot fosters an inclusive environment, where everyone’s opinion is valid and everyone is made to feel comfortable.”
Senior Test Engineer
“At Blackdot you are at the forefront of technological innovation. Collaborating with my colleagues, I have the opportunity to shape novel solutions to complex problems. No day is the same, and it's a highly rewarding and friendly working environment where you are able to deliver a positive impact.”
Head of Product
"I've thoroughly enjoyed working at Blackdot Solutions. The company culture is refreshingly open, making you really feel apart of the team. Blackdot employees are incredibly talented, and promote hard work, innovation and collaboration. I've been able to learn from colleagues, but also share my expertise alike. I've also been lucky enough to have plenty of opportunities to travel, meeting clients across the globe! I am proud to be part of such a dynamic and forward-thinking company, and am looking forward to what the future holds."
Customer Success Manager
"The best thing about working for Blackdot is definitely the people - they're all genuinely interesting, passionate about what they do and hardworking and fun in equal measure. It's an incredibly supportive environment and I never dread coming to work."
"Although I have only been at Blackdot for a few months, it has been a great experience! The company has a great blend of an amicable, friendly culture with an ambitious drive to succeed."
“I’ve been at Blackdot for nearly 2 years, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. Videris is a wonderfully interesting product to work on which presents a wide array of both technical and user-focused problems to solve. I work with a great bunch of people who are invested in making Videris the best product it can be, and everyone has the opportunity to innovate and move the product forward with their ideas. I have learned so much in the short time I’ve been here and that’s down to having highly knowledgeable people around me who are always happy to help. I truly believe there’s a very bright future ahead for Blackdot Solutions and I’m excited to be a part of it.”
We believe in...
Collectively pushing each other to do great things.
We seek out...
Ways to help one another; we are in this together.
We are working...
At the edge of innovation and know this doesn't mean we get everything right the first time.
We are committed to...
Always working alongside the smartest people in the industry.
We are willing...
To be flexible & remain nimble for the greater good of the company.
We take initiative...
To seek out ways to motivate ourselves to learn and grow more.
People for who they are and for their knowledge, skills and experience as individuals and team members.
We are passionate...
About using technology to solve interesting problems.
We are dedicated to...
Our unique product & we aim to be solutions-focused together.