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Prompt / Data Engineer

Location: Boulder, Colorado; Hybrid

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $70,000 – $90,000, plus stock option package (Depending on experience)

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2023


About Lasa Health

Lasa Health ( is a digital health startup dedicated to improving care for patients with complex chronic conditions. Their end-to-end patient engagement platform optimizes how patients interact with their healthcare providers. Currently, Lasa Health is focused on chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis. This position will be primarily supporting our National Science Foundation funded chatbot project, leveraging technology to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by this endometriosis. 


Position Overview

Lasa Health is seeking a passionate and adaptable Prompt / Data Engineer to join our innovative startup. As a Prompt / Data Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in crafting and refining prompts for Large Language Models (LLMs) that power our endometriosis support chatbot. This position offers the unique opportunity to contribute to data engineering, natural language processing, and software development while being a part of a company that’s reshaping healthcare technology. This is a hybrid position, requiring 2 or more days a week in office at our Boulder location.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with endometriosis specialists and patients to design, develop, and optimize prompts for LLMs tailored to support endometriosis patients during flare-ups.
  • Immerse yourself in endometriosis literature and patient experiences to create prompts that lead to empathetic, informative, and contextually relevant responses from the chatbot.
  • Build and maintain a prompt library, continuously refining prompts based on patient feedback, model performance, and the evolving landscape of endometriosis research.
  • Contribute to the development of data preprocessing pipelines, ensuring data integrity and accessibility to enhance the chatbot’s capabilities.
  • Play an active role in integrating prompt-engineered LLMs into our chatbot software, ensuring a seamless and empowering user experience.
  • Participate in code reviews, contribute insights to software architecture discussions, and provide guidance to other team members.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in natural language processing, data engineering, and software development to drive innovation within the startup.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields (or equivalent practical experience).
  • Proficiency in software development languages such as Python, Javascript, or similar.
  • Experience in data engineering, data preprocessing, and data quality assurance.
  • Familiarity with natural language processing (NLP) concepts and techniques, including working with state of the art LLMs.
  • Genuine interest in endometriosis and women’s health, and a drive to make a positive impact in this domain.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to craft effective prompts to elicit desired responses from LLMs.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative mindset to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to the fast-paced environment of an early-stage startup.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and agile development methodologies.

Why join Lasa Health?

  • Be part of a mission-driven startup that aims to revolutionize healthcare for endometriosis patients.
  • Shape the future of healthcare technology and make a tangible impact in a patient community.
  • Opportunity to wear multiple hats and contribute across data engineering, NLP, and software development.
  • Work in the vibrant city of Boulder, Colorado, surrounded by the breathtaking Rocky Mountains.
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements and a strong emphasis on work-life balance.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and the chance to work with state-of-the-art LLMs.
  • Enjoy the collaborative environment of our coworking space, complete with free coffee and snacks.
  • Competitive salary and equity options in a promising early-stage startup.

If you’re excited about the prospect of pushing the boundaries of healthcare technology through prompt engineering, data engineering, and software development, we’d love to hear from you. Join us at Lasa Health and contribute to building the next generation of healthcare solutions.


Application Instructions

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, and any applicable code samples or projects showcasing your skills at the link below.

Lasa Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.