DevOps Engineer – G42 – Abu Dhabi

Application ends: June 2, 2023
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Job Description

Job Description


Looking for an astute, proficient and qualified DevOps Engineer for Presight AI.

The opportunity

As a DevOps Engineer in our team, you will be responsible for working collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems. You will help automate and streamline our operations and processes; building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.

Presight is UAE’s leading Analytics-driven, Cloud first, AI-enabled company with a deep focus on driving digital transformation in the MENACA region to power the next generation of cities, businesses, and industries.  When it comes to challenges faced by organizations in the MENACA regions, Presight has in-depth knowledge and expertise. Presight enables public and private sector stakeholders to make analytics-driven, intelligent decisions. Its solutions help steer digital transformation and simplify its customers’ challenges across various industries, including digital governments, national security, national cloud, healthcare, financial sectors, and infrastructure.

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.  

Key responsibilities

  • The candidate is expected to have a solid background on software development with strong python coding skills and solve challenging problems.
  • You are responsible for growing and developing an incredible team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact
  • You maintain scalable and robust CI/CD framework.
  • You are proactive, ensuring issues are tracked appropriately in the ticket management system.
  • You are a Team-Player, working with engineers and QA to ensure that issues are resolved, and fixes deployed, in a timely fashion.
  • You are detailed, maintaining suitable deployment-specific support documentation.
  • You have knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.
  • You transform ambiguity into clarity.
  • You enjoy collaborating in a multicultural and diverse environment that expands to include various geographic locations.
  • You have stellar communication skills, effectively expressing yourself.  You convey and receive information in a clear, credible, and consistent manner.
  • You are open to travel as required by the business.


To qualify, you must have

  •  Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.
  • 4+years’ experience in DevOps
  • Experience in developing Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery pipelines (CI/ CD).
  • Experience in building health and performance monitoring systems.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration.
  • Knowledge of one cloud platform such as AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Solid hands-on knowledge of Configuration Management and Deployment tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Terraform etc.
  • Solid hands-on knowledge of Dockers and Container Orchestration tools such Kubernetes or Dockerswarm.
  • Proficient in scripting, and Git and Git workflows.
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL.
  • A working understanding of code and script (Java, Python)

Bonus, if you have

  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Cloudera, Hortonworks or MapR.
  • Working knowledge of OAuth 2.0, OpenID/OpenID-Connect, SAML 2.0, Kerberos, LDAP.

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 G42 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.

About G42

G42 is a global leader in creating visionary artificial intelligence for a better tomorrow. Born in Abu Dhabi and operating across the world, G42 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.

G42 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, G42 realizes exponential possibilities, today.

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

G42 is the force that gets you further. Join us.

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