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Backend Engineer ~ Presight ~ Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates 

Full-time · Entry level


About the job


We are looking for a highly skilled Backend Engineer to join our company. In this role, you will design, create, and implement various Java-based solutions for the business that will range from java microservice applications to database programming.

To be successful as a Backend developer, you should have a specialist level of understanding and skill in developing a broad range of applications and proprietary solutions. A top-notch backend developer will be comfortable working independently and be able to deliver top-quality, error-free work on time.

Presight is an Abu Dhabi based artificial intelligence and omni analytics company with a global footprint delivering holistic and scalable AI solutions to a variety of commercial and government clients. The company’s business operations cover a wide range of industry verticals including Healthcare, Government, Smart City, Oil & Gas, Fintech, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics and Sports.


  • Design, implement and maintain Java-based applications that can be high-volume and low-latency
  • Interpreting briefs to create high-quality coding that functions according to specifications.
  • Determining application functions and building objectives with the team.
  • Ensuring that written code falls in line with the project objectives.
  • Experience in handling external and embedded databases Mongo, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Skilled at creating database schemas that characterize and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • In-depth knowledge of code versioning tools, for instance, Git
  • Understanding basic design principles behind a scalable application
  • Understanding of microservice design and architectural patterns
  • Implement design patterns for distributed systems
  • Knowledge of hybrid cloud environments
  • Maintenance of Docker/Container clusters
  • Familiar with complex event processing and event-driven architecture
  • Problem solving with other team members in the project.
  • Identifying and resolving immediate and potential issues with applications.
  • Drafting detailed reports on the work performed and projects completed.
  • Participating in group meetings to discuss projects and objectives.
  • Assisting other developers with troubleshooting, debugging, and coding.
  • Meeting deadlines on fast-paced deliverables.


  • Degree in computer sciences, coding, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Java-based programming.
  • Significant coding skills in Java, with other languages being a major plus.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Knowledge of current frameworks, SDKs, APIs, and libraries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Good organizational and time-management skills.
  • A strong portfolio of top-class coding and builds to your name.
  • Ability to work with other developers and assist junior team members.
  • Meticulous at both analysis and execution.

What we look for:

If you are a performance-driven, inquisitive mind with the agility to adapt to ambiguity, you will fit right in. You should be eager to explore opportunities to build meaningful collaborations with stakeholders and aspire to create unique customer-centric solutions. Bias for action and a passion to conquer new frontiers in the AI space is at the heart of the Presight community.

What working at Presight offers:

Culture: An open, diverse and inclusive environment with a global vision that encourages personal growth and focuses on ground-breaking, industry-first innovations.

Career: Outstanding learning, development & growth opportunities via structured training programs and innovative, high-tech projects.

Work-Life: A hybrid work policy to strike the perfect balance between office and home.

Rewards: A competitive remuneration package with a host of perks including healthcare, education support, leave benefits and more.

About Presight

Presight is a global leader in creating visionary artificial intelligence for a better tomorrow. Born in Abu Dhabi and operating across the world, Presight champions AI as a powerful force for good. Its people are constantly reimagining what technology can do, applying advanced thinking and innovation to accelerate progress and tackle society’s most pressing problems.

Presight is driving change in the region and beyond, joining forces with nations, corporations and individuals to create the infrastructure for tomorrow’s world. From molecular medicine to space travel and everything in between, Presight realizes exponential possibilities, today.

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To confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us.

Presight is the force that gets you further. Join us.

Posted on Sep 7, 2023.