Stealth Company Head of Data Science

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Madrona Venture Labs is the startup studio and incubation arm of Madrona Venture Group--the leading venture capital firm in the PNW. Together, we partner with founders from day one to build venture-scale companies focused on AI-driven applications, automation, digital transformation of consumer experiences, and the future of work. 

This Stealth New Company is a new enterprise startup formed out of Madrona Venture Labs offering native training and digital adoption for PLG companies. The product is starting from scratch, and you will have a seat at the table to give it shape. Our initial project includes developing query optimization techniques for an OpenAI/GPT-3 application with additional problems in query classification and data extraction. Flexibility and a level of comfort with early-stage ambiguity are important.


  • A Bachelors in Math, CS, or a related field. Advanced degree (PhD or Masters) preferred but not required

  • 5+ years of industry experience. Open to candidates with as few as 2+ years of experience if they have received an advanced degree in Math, CS, or a related field

  • Experience setting up a data pipeline, gathering, cleansing, and categorizing data 

  • Very strong knowledge of NLP

  • Familiarity with OpenAI/GPT-3 applications

  • Experience with manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume data

  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

  • Effective communicator with the ability to distill complex concepts into easily digestible insights

  • Is located in or willing to move to the Seattle or Bay Area; open to US-based candidates operating out of Pacific Standard Time


  • Competitive base salary

  • Equity stake

  • 100% covered benefits

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