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Data and AI Specialist



Software Engineering, Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Crunchbase

Crunchbase helps over 75 million people around the world connect with the companies and people that matter. Powered by best-in-class proprietary data, Crunchbase is democratizing access to opportunities so salespeople, entrepreneurs, investors, job seekers, and others can accelerate innovation for a better future. We’re proud to build intelligent products that shape how companies and people connect and enable them to communicate in a more meaningful way.

We are committed to a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture by hiring for potential, focused on the inclusion of people who have different ways of thinking, different viewpoints, different backgrounds, and different skill sets. We value a transparent and open culture that positively impacts our teams and our products.

Crunchbase has a remote-first approach, and is open to hiring in residents of these states:
California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington

Our inclusive remote-first culture, generous PTO policies, competitive pay, and employee wellness benefits set us apart!

Job Summary:

At Crunchbase, our dataset is a living, breathing entity, expanding daily through the collective efforts of the public, our venture program, partners, and our dedicated internal team. The Data Management team at Crunchbase takes the lead in driving initiatives that not only ensure the accuracy but also accelerate the growth of our dynamic dataset.

If you're motivated by the prospect of solving complex problems using data and AI, then we have an exciting opportunity for you! We're seeking individuals with a passion for engaging in diverse projects that span across optimization of AI models, research, data curation, analysis, and program management.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Compile and experiment with different prompts to test and optimize LLM outputs to achieve desired results
  • Collaborate with data scientists and engineers to create training data sets and fine-tune the AI model's behavior and responses
  • Define LLMs models' performance metrics and conduct regular evaluations to measure and improve model performance
  • Keep abreast of industry best practices, stay informed on emerging trends, and ethical considerations in AI development
  • Work with external vendors to get high quality data labels
  • Review and fix and data quality issues within Crunchbase data
  • Review and audit outsource team’s work to ensure the accuracy of the data entered in Crunchbase

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to generate high-quality documentation
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience:

  • 1+ years of industry experience in data labeling or other data management fields
  • Familiarity or experience in LLMs such as GPT
  • Intermediate/Advanced SQL skills, Python skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving skills, and analytical skills
  • Ability to generate high-quality documentation
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
You may also be entitled to receive equity and benefits.
Salary Range
$100,000$120,000 USD

What Crunchbase Offers:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Remote first policy
  • Generous Reimbursement policy for learning and development activities
  • Monthly fitness / mental health stipend
  • 14 weeks of fully-paid time off for new parents
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Volunteering Paid Time Off
  • Incredible medical, vision and dental benefits for employees and their families
  • 401(k) and Roth plans, and free annual financial adviser check-in
  • Monthly internet stipend
  • Work from home allowance to purchase furniture for your work from home space
  • Annual carbon offset
  • Matching charity contributions for our Townhall awards
  • A team of creative, transparent entrepreneurs driven to accomplish our mission
At Crunchbase, we value team members who are passionate and enthusiastic about what we're building here. We believe there is no "perfect" candidate, and want to encourage applying even if all the requirements listed aren’t met. If you're passionate about Crunchbase and looking to learn and grow, then we look forward to reviewing your application!
Crunchbase does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Every day our team is honored to work with entrepreneurs and innovators from every corner of the globe, and we aim to build a team that reflects the diversity of our customers. Each individual at Crunchbase brings their own perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures with them, and we believe that a more diverse team creates more innovative products, provides a better service to its customers, and helps us all grow and learn as individuals.