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Research Associate - AI Start-up

Research Associate - AI Start-up


Work Location: USA Remote (California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, or Washington)

Work Hours: M - F, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Pay Rate: $22 - $27/hr DOE and location

The Research Associate is a non-traditional role in which you will work on our data collection team. You have a background in QA or data analysis and are comfortable learning new software skills on the job. You will be working with a new AI Startup company focused on training AI to interact with humans in entirely new ways.

This role provides opportunities for career advancement.

What You'll Achieve (Responsibilities): 

  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Execute different Use Cases collecting Data in support of AI engine
  • Conduct Data Analysis on how the AI performs comparatively to User data
  • Provide feedback on how to improve the AI
  • Learn new software programs on the job
  • Providing supporting documentation when the AI fails

Keywords provides a competitive compensation package, good benefits and a casual, fun, productive and supportive working environment. We empower people to perform to the best of their ability with our “can do” attitude. We appreciate and embrace flexibility and learn at every opportunity to grow ourselves through experience, training and tackling new challenges. This is what makes us Keywordians.


At KeyWords we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits

Experience & Requirements

  • A candidate with a college degree in Computer Science, Math and Statistics, or Cognitive Science.
  • Preferred prior work experience or college studies in AI
  • Technical aptitude in one or more of the following:
    • Spreadsheets (eg, Excel, Google Sheets)
    • Email/calendar (eg Outlook, Gmail)
    • CRM (eg Salesforce)
    • Reporting/BI (eg Tableau, PowerBI)
    • ERPs (eg Netsuite, Dynamics)
    • Project management (eg, JIRA, Asana)
    • Finance (eg, Workday, Quickbooks)
  • Ability to gain new skills and knowledge through hands-on experience
  • Experience in assisting in system troubleshooting & finding resolutions
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Exemplify the quality of doing "get it done attitude," including a high level of accountability, transparency, and teamwork first & foremost
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