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Digital AI Lead Developer ~ Vodafone ~ Doha, Qatar

Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • Doha, Qatar


About the job

As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations.

From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal! We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience, and giving back the very best to our customers. Not bad for a company you thought was just a mobile network provider, right? We’re here to prove we’re no one trick pony and our technology reach goes way further than you imagined. Read on to find out just how far….

With us you will:

  • Lead development of Digital AI and NLP services in line with Vodafone Qatar digital domain strategy and roadmap
  • Lead development activities and ensure implementation timelines are successfully achieved
  • Manage deployment and releases, including reviewing deployment guides and procedures
  • Adopt Agile and DevOps best practices and injecting them in the core of delivery DNA
  • Work with the Vodafone Group Digital & Performance Teams to enhance Digital Channels performance and drive standardisation.
  • Design solutions for various problem statements on Digital AI services and implement the solution.
  • Prepare roadmaps and platforms lifecycle as well as plan and execute necessary upgrades on time
  • Support test teams, and business product managers throughout testing phases of the releases.
  • Govern complete deployment cycle of a release by coordinating with stakeholders and ensuring compliance to Vodafone delivery and change management process.
  • Report & highlight to management team any risks or issues in design, build and testing execution.
  • Support operations team in analysing issues reported in live environment
  • Work in close coordination with Business, Finance and Technology peers to deliver projects on time.
  • Accountable for delivering Digital AI Services domain capacity plan with end-to-end ownership of the channel’s performance.


Apply if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Engineering or another related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Telecom or IT Sector and Digital AI Services
  • Experience of AI Conversation tools (IBM Watson Assistant, Dialog flow, AzureBot, and their corresponding service flows
  • Extensive experience in Node.js, Python development
  • Experience of cloud native databases like Firebase, MongoDB, and cache tools (memcache, redis)
  • Experience of Cloud SaaS (Firebase, Google Cloud, IBM Watson)
  • Experience in integrating Digital AI services with various social channels
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment frameworks, self-testing builds and releases
  • Hands on experience with Agile Development Frameworks Preferably Scrum
  • Analytical skills – to be able to gather and clarify requirements, negotiate the solution with other stakeholders
  • Leading development activities in Digital AI domain
  • Core experience of client/server web technologies
  • Microservices development and DevOps experience in AI Services
  • Proven experience of enhancing performance and implementing optimizations for AI services
  • Familiar with cloud-oriented technologies: AWS, Google Cloud, Dockers, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Relevant certifications and qualifications will be advantageous


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.


Information Technology/Engineering or another related field