Figure Eight

Figure Eight is the essential Human-in-the-Loop platform for data science and machine-learning.

Founded 2007
51-200 employees
  • Information Systems
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • Headquarters address
    940 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

    About Us

    Figure Eight is the essential Human-in-the-Loop AI platform for data science and machine learning teams. Our platform transforms text, image, audio, and video data into customized high-quality training data to make AI work in the real world. Figure Eight's technology and expertise supports a wide range of use cases including autonomous vehicles, intelligent personal assistants, medical image labeling, consumer product identification, content categorization, customer support ticket classification, social data insight, CRM data enrichment, product categorization, and search relevance.

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Figure Eight serves data science teams at Fortune 500 and fast-growing data-driven organizations across a wide variety of industries. To read more about what's new at Figure Eight, see our Newsroom.

    Hiring Process - Engineering

    We start with an initial 30-60 minute long call with a member of our management team to answer your questions about Figure Eight and for us to learn what your interest and expectations are for your next role. The next step may be one more call with another member of the team or to come in to our office for an onsite interview. It is usually possible to complete the team interview in just one or two visits. We try to ensure that this process moves along efficiently.

    Engineering Culture at Figure Eight

    Figure Eight has moved beyond the startup business stage. We have a well-defined product and a list of very well-known companies who have made our service a vital part of their ML infrastructure. We are focused on building high-quality software and systems. We encourage engineers to take pride in their work and to take the time to do it correctly. Collaboration and continuous improvement are guiding values for us.

    Tech stack

    Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Python, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Node.JS, React, Redux, Git, JIRA


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered meals
    Company activities
    Pet-friendly workplace
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    Figure Eight - We work in the heart of the Mission in a bright, open and well-vegetated office space.
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