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Data Taxonomist

Electric Capital

Electric Capital

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024
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Data Taxonomist

Mar 25, 2024


  • Manage and maintain Electric Capital's existing taxonomy for classifying and categorizing various crypto projects, protocols, technologies, and concepts.
  • Continuously monitor and research the crypto ecosystem to identify new trends, verticals, or emerging technologies that should be incorporated into our taxonomy.
  • Collaborate with our analysts, researchers, and data engineers to ensure that our taxonomy accurately captures the nuances and complexities of the crypto space.
  • Develop and document clear guidelines, rules, and best practices for applying and maintaining the taxonomy consistently across our data sources and analysis.
  • Work closely with our labeling, analyst and engineering teams to ensure accurate application of the taxonomy and provide guidance on edge cases or ambiguities.
  • Identify and address inconsistencies, redundancies, or gaps within the existing taxonomy, and propose solutions for improvement.
  • Conduct regular audits and quality checks to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the taxonomy.
  • Provide training, support and education material to labeling teams.


  • 3+ years of experience in taxonomy and/or ontology development, management, or a related role, preferably within a complex or rapidly evolving domain.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of taxonomy design principles, information architecture, and knowledge organization systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate ambiguity and make sound judgments.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining data quality and consistency.
  • Passion for staying up-to-date with emerging trends and developments in the crypto space.
  • Familiarity with data labeling, data entry, and knowledge management processes.
We are even more interested in chatting if you…
  • Interest and/or experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies (DeFi, NFT, L1s, L2s)
  • Experience working with SQL and/or Python.

About Us

Electric Capital ( is a top early-stage venture firm investing in cryptocurrencies, blockchain, fintech, and marketplaces. We are based in San Francisco, California with offices in New York City.