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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, we Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIAI) is a leading institute in AI Research and Engineering. As a subsidiary of G42, the biggest AI company in UAE, we are backed by the biggest Cloud and AI computing platform in the middle east.

We are looking for a talented engineer interested in machine learning, data engineering and computing systems to join us at IIAI. As a MLOps engineer, you will build a product that serves as the base of all our business capacity. You will have major impact on our MLOps capabilities, from automating the retraining, tuning, monitoring, and deployment of ML models to the interfaces that allow various stakeholders, with their skills and role, to collaborate on ML projects.

Impact on Business

MLOps engineer will be developing and responsible for our AI platform, which is the base of all our AI services. Furthermore, this platform itself will be a core product of IIAI, to fundamentally change the AI ecosystem of UAE and the world.

Job Responsibilities
- Develop, deploy and maintain our latest AI Platform on prem and on cloud.
- Lead our scientists and engineers to turn the algorithm into concrete solutions - something the clients can run, test and use.
- Debugging, performance profiling, and optimization of the ML pipelines, and even the whole solution. This includes pipeline level, module level, system-level inspection.
- Monitor, account, and consult on the resource usage, both hardware, and human cost. Aka, performance with cost in mind.
- Collaborate with our partners, vendors around the world to achieve common goals. This includes a few meetings at night. Rest assured, we are result-oriented - meet as necessary.
- Document and track all systems, pipelines, and best practices.


Honest, trustworthy, a can-do attitude.
- BS / MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field.
- 2+ years of post-MS or 4+ years of post-BS work experience.
- Hands-on experience on complete ML pipelines (better in NLP), from data preprocessing, (re)training, inference to serving. Excel in at least one component.
- Hands-on experience with popular ML frameworks like PyTorch, TensorFlow, and more 'pipeline oriented' systems like MLflow and KubeFlow.
- Reasonable knowledge of (distributed) computing systems. This includes command line, Linux, network model, CUDA, schedulers (Kubernetes), containers (Docker).
- Reasonable knowledge of (web) software development. This includes data structures, basic algorithms, version controlling (git), backend-frontend systems.
- Proficient in Bash, Python, YAML / JSON, and English.

About the Company

Group 42 is an Abu Dhabi based artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing company, uniquely positioned in the national ecosystem to develop and deploy holistic and scalable AI solutions.

• Industry Solutions: experienced team of data scientists and engineers based in Abu Dhabi. • Fundamental AI research, through our subsidiary the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIAI), on AI, big data and machine learning. • Cloud Computing Infrastructure: the largest and most powerful Cloud Computing capability in the region. • Multidisciplinary and diverse team.

G42 has an active and extensive partnership network, connecting leading international organizations who complement our ecosystem and support our vision. Our partnerships range from strategic teaming agreement, joint ventures, to direct investment by G42.

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