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Engineer, Artificial Intelligence ~ G42 ~ Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates

Full-time · Entry level


About the job


Looking for an astute, proficient and qualified AI Engineer to assess, analyze and work with data concepts, AI use-cases & complex new data sources to provide business insights to customers and support the implementation & integration of the data sources into the Presight platform.

The opportunity

To play a critical role in the development of high-performance AI solutions at Presight.

Presight, an ADX-listed public company limited by shares whose majority shareholder is Abu Dhabi company G42, is the region’s leading big data analytics company powered by Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). It combines big data, analytics, and AI expertise to serve every sector, of every scale, to create business and positive societal impact. With its world-class computer vision, AI and omni-analytics platform as its engine, Presight leverages all-source data to support insight-driven decision making that shapes policy and creates safer, healthier, happier, and more sustainable societies.

Founded in 2020, the company is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Presight has developed transformative products/solutions which enable its customers to gain a stark competitive advantage by integrating AI, deep Analytics and ML in their digital transformation. The team of over +190 staff includes domain specialists, operations experts, data scientists, solution architects, software developers, engineers and data analysts from different countries – all committed to delivering impact.

Presight is an operating company of G42, UAE’s leading AI and Cloud Computing company that champions AI as drivers that power progress, propelled by the combination of exceptional people and technology.


The candidate is expected to have a solid background in software development/data analysis/data engineering with strong Python coding skills to solve challenging problems.

Working with big data frameworks such as Spark and related tools (PySpark, HiveSQL)

Web crawling, data cleaning, data annotation, data ingestion, and data processing.

Reading and collating complex data sets

Creating and maintaining end-to-end AI/ML/data workloads and pipelines from development to deployment to indexing, dashboarding, and visualizations

Continual focus on process improvement to drive efficiency and productivity within the team

Support the development and maintenance of AI expert systems and dockerized ML API microservices

Use of Python, SQL, ES, and Bash, among other tools to develop and deploy ML solutions

Provide insights into key business performance metrics by building analytical tools that utilize the data pipeline

Support the wider business with their data needs on an ad hoc basis


Bachelor’s degree in AI/ML/DS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related fields

3+ years of programming experience, solid coding skills in Python, SQL and experience with PySpark, Docker, REST APIs, PyTorch, Transformers, sklearn, and other AI/ML frameworks/libraries

Good corporate capacity, and good communication skills.

Knowledge of machine learning and big data analytics and mining techniques in one or more areas of statistical modeling, text mining, and information retrieval.

An innovative and creative approach to problem-solving

Strong AI, analytical, and data visualization skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ideally, you’ll also need

Master’s degree in AI/ML/DS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other related fields.

Experience with Web crawling, and cleaning is a plus

Experience with solution architecture, data ingestion, query optimization, data segregation, ETL, ELT, AWS, EC2, S3, SQS, lambda, Elasticsearch, CI/CD frameworks and workflows is a plus

Knowledge of best practices in optimizing columnar and distributed data processing systems and infrastructure is a plus

Working knowledge of data platform concepts – data lake, data warehouse, ETL, big data processing (designing and supporting variety/velocity/volume), real time processing architecture for data platforms, scheduling and monitoring of ETL/ELT jobs is a plus

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 G42 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.

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